Acne is very diverse in its manifestations and is characterized by the occurrence of multiple inflammatory elements and comedones. One of the forms of pathology is white acne, which, in turn, can be either subcutaneous, large and painful, or small and dense without discomfort. In any case, such rashes are unpleasant from an aesthetic point of view and require effective therapy.
Why do white spots appear on the face and body?
The main causes of the described problem are:
- metabolic disorders due to malnutrition;
- endocrine diseases;
- severe contamination of pores due to insufficient hygiene;
- diseases of the gastrointestinal tract;
- liver damage, deterioration of the gallbladder;
- allergic reactions;
- disorders in the work of the kidneys, urinary system;
- the use of low-quality cosmetics;
- stress and lack of sleep;
- abrupt climate change;
- deficiency of vitamins and zinc in the body.
To identify the factors that provoke acne, it is important to pay attention to its localization. For example, white subcutaneous acne on the chin indicates a strong hormonal imbalance, as a rule, the predominance of androgens in a woman. The same rashes around the lips presumably indicate infections of the oral cavity.
White acne on the arms, legs and other parts of the body is a sign of irritation, allergies, poor hygiene. They can also appear against the background of parasitic invasions.
For an accurate diagnosis, it is advisable to contact a dermatologist and undergo the prescribed tests.
How to get rid of white pimples?
In each case, an individual course of therapy is necessary, since the causes of acne in all patients are different. Therefore, only an experienced specialist can prescribe an effective treatment based on the tests performed.
The classic therapeutic regimen usually includes:
- maintaining a balanced diet;
- use of hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic cosmetics funds;
- application of antiseptic and antibacterial local preparations, acids, retinoids;
- sanitation of the oral cavity;
- if necessary, taking systemic antibiotics;
- regular visits to a cosmetologist-dermatologist;
- demodicosis treatment;
- replenishment of deficiency of vitamins and zinc in the body;
- hardware procedures (cryotherapy, darsonvalization and others).