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D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM has the following salts in its composition

 1) Allantoin 2) Clindamycin 3) Niacinamide

Uses Of D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

Uses Of Salt: Allantoin

It is used as emollient in various dermatological products due to its moisturizing and keratolytic (treatment of removing Warts and lesions) effect.

Along with this, it is used in following conditions:

  • Acne and Psoriasis.
  • Preventing dryness and increasing smoothness.
  • Removing skin irritation.
  • Wound healing.
  • Protecting skin from sun radiations
  • Soothing of skin

Uses Of Salt: Clindamycin

Clindamycin is used for the treatment of a number of Bacterial Infections like:

  • Middle Ear Infections
  • Bone or joint infections
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Strep throat
  • Pneumonia
  • Endocarditis among others.

It is also used for Acne sometimes, as well as Malaria (in addition to quinine).

Uses Of Salt: Niacinamide

Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3 and is used for preventing  and treating niacin deficiency.

Side Effects Of D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

Side Effects Of Salt: Allantoin

Generally, no side effects are observed upon application of

Allantoin.

Still, if any of the following side effects occur, please consult your doctor:

  • Skin irritation
  • Burning
  • Redness
  • Stinging

Side Effects Of Salt: Clindamycin

  • Diarrhoea
  • Pseudomembranous colitis
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain or cramps
  • Rash

Side Effects Of Salt: Niacinamide

Niacinamide is mostly safe in patients. A minor side effect could be flushing reaction (causing tingling, itching, burning, and redness of arms, face, and chest).

Contraindications Of D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

Contraindications Of Salt: Allantoin

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Breast infection.

Contraindications Of Salt: Clindamycin

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Ulcerated Colon
  • Severe Liver Disease
  • Red Blood in Bowel Movement
  • Severe Renal Impairment
  • Clostridium difficile colitis
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Diarrhoea

Contraindications Of Salt: Niacinamide

Please consult your doctor before consuming in the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy and breast-feeding or planning of childbirth
  • Kidney dialysis
  • Bleeding problems
  • Diabetes
  • Gout
  • Liver, kidney or stomach problems

What Is Acne

  • Acne, known as Acne Vulgaris, is one of the commonest dermatological complaints.
  • Acne is especially prevalent during puberty and young adulthood, although some people may still suffer from it into their middle years. Acne is known in the general population as "pimples."
  • Acne occurs when skin pores are blocked by excess sebum (natural oil produced by the skin) and by dead skin cells. As the sebum builds up, it causes inflammation of the surrounding skin. The lump that forms under the skin because of this blockage is called a comedo. A group of lumps is called comedones.
  • If not treated properly acne can lead to permanent scarring. Acne also has important psychological implications such as low self-esteem, anxiety, and depression, especially in youths.    

What Is Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a long-lasting autoimmune disease. In psoriasis, skin cells multiply 10 times faster than their normal. The volume of underlying cells, which reach the surface of the skin and die, causes red and raised plaques. These are covered with white scales. Psoriasis usually occurs on elbows, knees, and scalp, though it may also occur on palms, soles of feet or torso.

There are mainly five types of psoriasis: plaque, inverse, guttate, pustular, and erythrodermic.

What Is Skin care

  • Skin care is mutliple activities carried on to ensure healthy looking skin devoid of any diseases and deformities.

What Is Wound healing

A kind of injury that is caused by various factors like an accident, surgery and certain diseases is called a wound. The skin may get punctured, cut, or torn to form a wound.

Wounds are classified into five categories, which depend upon their causes.

  • Abrasion: When skin is scraped or rubbed against a hard or rough surface, Abrasion is caused. An example of an abrasion is a road rash. Not much of bleeding is there in abrasion, but one must get the wound scrubbed, and cleaned, to abstain from any infection.
  • Incision: Incision is caused by a pointed or sharp object, like a razor blade, broken piece of glass, and knife. Incision causes a lot of bleeding. An incision, which is deep can cause damage to muscles, ligaments, and tendons.
  • Laceration: A deep and rooted tear, or cut in the skin is called laceration. Accidental cuts with machines, tools, or knife may cause a laceration. In this, wound bleed extensively, and rapidly.
  • Puncture: A small hole may be caused by a pointed, long object, like an ice pick, needles, or nail is called puncture. Even a bullet shot can result in a puncture wound. This wound is enough deep to impair the body’s internal organs, though may not bleed that much. A Puncture wound may need an immediate expert vigilance. In some cases, even tetanus is required to prevent the infection.
  • Avulsion: An Avulsion is an extreme form of a wound. In this, the skin may tear away completely, or partially.  This wound may occur at the time of a vicious accident like a gunshot, explosion, or body-crushing accidents. These wounds may bleed rapidly, and heavily.

What Is Anaemia

  • In Anaemia, lesser oxygen is carried around the body by red blood cells. Anemia can be of different types.

Symptoms Treated With D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

What Are The Symptoms Of Acne

  • Acne starts out as comedones. People with acne present with blackheads, whiteheads, cysts, pustules (commonly known as “pimples”) or nodules (lumps that form under the skin). Often people with acne suffer from an oily skin complexion.
  • Acne is classified as either inflammatory or non-inflammatory acne.
  • Comedones are non-inflammatory acne. They can either be closed (whiteheads) or open (blackheads). The color of a blackhead is not debris or an indication of bad skin hygiene, but melanin (the skin’s surface pigment).
  • Inflammatory acne occurs when bacteria invade the skin, causing papules or pustules (pimples). Nodules and cysts are also inflammatory lesions. Nodules are deeper skin lesions, while cysts are fluid-filled lumps. 
  • Acne usually presents in common areas of increased oil production such as the forehead, nose, chin, chest and upper back.
  • Acne can be classified as mild, moderate or severe, depending on the amount and type of lesions. 

What Are The Symptoms Of Psoriasis

Symptoms of psoriasis vary from patient to patient, depending upon the type of psoriasis they have. The common symptoms of plaque psoriasis are:

  • Red skin plaques covered with silver coloured loose scales. These plaques can be painful, itchy and may sometimes bleed after cracking. In severe psoriasis, the plaques of irritated skin grow and merge with each other, and cover larger areas.
  • Disorder of toenails and fingernails, including pitting and discoloration of nails.
  • There may be swelling and pain in joints due to psoriatic arthritis. 

What Are The Symptoms Of Wound healing

Certain symptoms accompanied with wounds are:

  • Blood may ooze out from an injured part of the body.
  • Redness on or around the affected area.
  • Swelling or inflammation on or around injured area.
  • Tenderness and pain are experienced in the wound.
  • The Heat radiating out of the wound.
  • Infection accompanied by a fever may be caused due to a wound.
  • Immobilization of an affected area.
  • Pus may be formed in an infected wound, which may smell foul as well.

What Are The Symptoms Of Anaemia

  • Common symptoms of anemia are tiredness, dizziness, and breathlessness.

Causes of diseases where D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM is used

What Are The Causes Of Acne

  • Causes of acne are multifactorial. There are many myths surrounding causes and home remedies.
  • Genetics play the largest role (estimated in 80%) of acne cases.
  • Hormones, especially increased testosterone during puberty, play the second biggest role. Androgens increase the production of sebum by the skin’s oil glands as well as an increased production of cells found in the skin’s epidermis (top layer).
  • Hormonal changes during normal menstrual cycles, as well as pregnancy also play a role in women.
  • The bacteria, Propionibacterium Acnes, which is usually found on the skin, is another important role player. The areas of inflamed skin surrounding comedones make it easier for bacteria to accumulate and grow.
  • Although there are many myths surrounding diet in acne, there are few scientific conclusions around its actual role. Carbohydrates and milk products have shown some suggested links, but none are definitive.
  • Facial hygiene is important, but plays a small role, especially in severe acne.    

What Are The Causes Of Psoriasis

  • Weak immunity, in which white blood cells start attacking skin cells mistakenly.
  • Genetic.

What Are The Causes Of Wound healing

Wounds are generally caused by injuries or accidents, however, the other reasons that may cause wounds are:

  • Surgery.
  • Burns due to heat, and chemical.
  • Extreme temperatures like frostbite.
  • Certain kind of radiations.
  • Some of the health conditions that can be the cause of chronic wounds are as follows:
  • Anaemia.
  • Sickle Cell Anaemia.
  • Chronic Osteomyelitis.
  • Diabetes.
  • Heart Disease.
  • High Cholesterol.
  • Hypertension.
  • Kidney Failure.
  • Lymphedema.
  • Obesity.
  • Bowel disorders.
  • Clotting, or circulation disorders, often caused by arteriosclerosis.
  • Venous Insufficiency.
  • Malnourishment.
  • Certain inflammatory diseases that can cause wounds are:
  • Lupus. 
  • Vasculitis.
  • Scleroderma.

What Are The Causes Of Anaemia

  • Deficiency of nutrients like iron, folic acid, vitamin B 12, sickle cell anemia (a genetic blood disorder) or kidney disease can be amongst few causes of anemia.
  • The type of food you eat also affects the absorption of iron and folic acid.

Worst Foods With D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

What Are The Worst Foods For Acne

  • Avoid foods with a high-glycaemia component (simple sugars/carbohydrates)
  • White rice, Rice cakes, Potatoes, Puffed cereals, White Bread, Pasta, Sugar in any form- Honey, and fructose (bananas, mangoes, apricots, pineapples)
  • Some studies have linked dairy to acne, although the response is based on the individual
  • If you have excluded both carbohydrates and dairy from your diet, and you still struggle with acne, it is advised to consult your doctor for treatment
  • If you are already on treatment for acne, eliminating these foods may be complementary.    

What Are The Worst Foods For Psoriasis

The following foods should be avoided as they are known to cause or increase inflammation:

  • Fatty red meats
  • Processed foods
  • Dairy products
  • Refined sugars
  • Nightshade vegetables including tomatoes, potatoes and peppers. 

What Are The Worst Foods For Skin care

  • Reduce sugar intake.
  • Fast food, junk food.
  • Cow’s milk (Sometimes cow’s milk is taken from pregnant cows. It has increased levels of hormones, which in turn can cause acne). 

What Are The Worst Foods For Wound healing

Some foods that delay or hinder the healing process of a wound may be as mentioned below:

  • Nitrate-Rich Foods: Blood vessels in one’s body help the chemicals and cells to move. The movement of chemicals and cells are necessary to heal the wound. By consuming nitrate rich food, these blood vessels can get damaged. A condition known as atherosclerosis can be caused by excessive consumption of nitrate rich foods. In this case, fatty plaques can be formed in the blood vessels which can lead to the rupture of the blood vessels and can further delay the healing process. In addition to these issues, nitrate-rich foods can cause different types of bleeding disorders, heart attack, and even strokes. A few nitrate containing foods are various kinds of processed meats like bacon, deli meats, and hot dogs.
  • Spices and spicy foods: Spices may add flavour to the food, but it can be proved harmful during the process of wound healing. Various spices can hinder the process of wound healing, by delaying the clot formation. Some of the spices that may cause wound healing difficult are red pepper,  and black pepper

What Are The Worst Foods For Anaemia

  • Junk food.
  • Coffee, tea, red wine as these inhibit the absorption of iron.
  • White bread.
  • Sugar
  • Desserts

Do's With Usage of D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Acne

  • Consult your doctor sooner rather than later. Early treatment is important, especially for moderate to severe acne, to prevent scarring
  • Sunlight has some anti-inflammatory effects. Moderate sunlight exposure may help curb the inflammation, but be sure to use a non-comedogenic sunscreen    

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Psoriasis

Please follow your doctor’s advice. Also, you can manage the disease better and control flare ups by following the following tips:

  • Keep your body moisturized because dry skin worsens the symptoms. Oily and thick moisturizers are better.
  • Use a humidifier when it is dry to keep your skin moist.
  • Reduce your alcohol intake.

Eat right, exercise, and maintain a healthy weight.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Skin care

  • Drink lots of water.
  • Whether you have acne or not, keep your face clean. Cleanse at least twice a day.
  • Use natural cleansers to clean your face.
  • Exercise and relax.
  • Use only good quality skin care products.
  • Find out the exact cause of your skin problem as skin problems can be caused due to hormonal changes, taking contraceptive pills, stress, smoking, over exposure to sun etc. Identify the root cause and make your treatment plan accordingly. 

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Wound healing

One must follow these tips to prevent, and cure wounds:

  • Proper cleaning of the wound: One may clean his/her wound with flowing, clean water.
  • Applying the pressure gently on the wound by using a clean sterilized bandage or a clean cloth is advised. Application of the pressure restricts the collagen to ooze out of the wound, above the skin level, as the wound heals.
  • Wound Massage is advised: Gently and evenly massage the area near the wound with clean fingers. Doing this helps the collagen to break down, which further reduce the chances of scar formation or make them less noticeable.
  • Get the dressing changed time to time: It is important to get the dressing changed timely either by an expert or by oneself, to avoid infection.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Anaemia

  • Use iron utensils for cooking as food cooked in iron vessel automatically gathers iron from the vessel and makes food iron rich.
  • To improve absorption of iron in your body, take it with foods rich in vitamin C (like oranges, lemon)
  • Find out the exact reason of anemia as your food choice will depend upon the real cause of anemia. E.g., patients with anemia caused by celiac disease should avoid eating gluten rich foods (like wheat, oats. Etc.), which others should continue with gluten. 

Dont's With Usage Of D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Acne

  • Skin moisture balance is essential. Do not over dry your skin with cleaning products. Over drying will cause the skin to produce more sebum, creating a vicious circle.
  • Do not use facial scrubs too often, as the exfoliation may worsen the skin’s irritation
  • Although it can be very tempting, do not "squeeze" the acne as it causes a spread of bacteria, that can lead to more acne, and may result in scarring.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Psoriasis

  • Never pick or pick your scales or patches. It can worsen your psoriasis.
  • Certain medications like lithium, propranolol, quinidine etc. are known for flaring up psoriasis. Hence, avoid taking these types of medications if you have psoriasis.
  • Dry and cold weather makes symptoms worse in many people. Hence, avoid dry and cold weathers. Hot weather is better, though sometimes it may not be so.
  • Avoid scrapes, bumps, cuts and infections as they can flare up a condition called Koebner's phenomenon.
  • Don’t go out in sun for more than 20 minutes at a stretch. Apply sunscreen before going out.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Skin care

  • Use make-up sparingly.
  • Avoid using fragrances, pomades, or gels on your hair. If they get on your face, they can block your skin's pores and irritate your skin. 
  • Avoid touching your skin part which has acne, rashes. It can spread the bacteria, and also irritate the already inflamed facial skin.
  • Do not sleep with make-up on.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Wound healing

Avoid certain things to heal the wounds faster, which are as follows:

  • Do not scratch the wounds: Wound may cause itching, but Scratching of a wound can worsen the condition of the wound.
  • Do not pick the scabs: Scabs may protect the bruise from the dirt. Scabs may get peeled off as the wound heals.
  • Do not smoke: Smoking slowdowns the healing process and may cause certain healing complications.
  • Do not let the wound exposed to the air till advised by the doctor: Air exposure to the wounds may cause a decrease in the healing rate of a wound. Certain cells involved in the process may require a moist environment.
  • Do not Stay out in the sun for too long:  The healing process may slow down due to the exposure to the UV rays.
  • Do not use Hydrogen peroxide on the wound: It may cleanse the wound, however, causes damage to the new cell growth, which may slow down the process of healing. 

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Anaemia

  • Avoid taking iron with calcium rich foods, coffee, tea as these hinder the absorption of iron in the body. Take these items at different times.
  • Do yoga regularly as it increases the RBC count and also purifies the blood.
  • Exercise regularly, as it causes hunger, which in turn improves your food intake. 

Other Useful Tips With Usage OfD ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

What Are The Tips For Acne

  • Zinc and Omega 3 supplementation can be added to maintain normal skin function. Increase water intake (2 liters per day) to help your body detoxify.
  • Natural oils, such as tea tree oil, applied topically oil has shown some benefit in mild acne. It is always best to consult your physician first before using any complementary products, as it may interfere with other medications that you are on.

What Are The Tips For Psoriasis

  • Avoid fragrances as most soaps and perfumes contain dyes & other chemicals that may irritate your skin.
  • Take bath with lukewarm water and moisturize your body immediately after taking bath.
  • Avoid stress and include yoga, meditation in your daily routine.

What Are The Tips For Skin care

  • Exfoliate your face with scrub made for face.
  • De-germ your cell phone. 

What Are The Tips For Wound healing

  • Avoid certain drugs that may hinder the body’s healing process.
  • Give attention to the hygiene conditions of the wound.           

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Uses Of D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

Uses Of Salt: Allantoin

It is used as emollient in various dermatological products due to its moisturizing and keratolytic (treatment of removing Warts and lesions) effect.

Along with this, it is used in following conditions:

  • Acne and Psoriasis.
  • Preventing dryness and increasing smoothness.
  • Removing skin irritation.
  • Wound healing.
  • Protecting skin from sun radiations
  • Soothing of skin
Uses Of Salt: Clindamycin

Clindamycin is used for the treatment of a number of Bacterial Infections like:

  • Middle Ear Infections
  • Bone or joint infections
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Strep throat
  • Pneumonia
  • Endocarditis among others.

It is also used for Acne sometimes, as well as Malaria (in addition to quinine).

Uses Of Salt: Niacinamide

Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3 and is used for preventing  and treating niacin deficiency.

Side Effects Of D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

Sideeffect Of Salt: Allantoin

Generally, no side effects are observed upon application of

Allantoin.

Still, if any of the following side effects occur, please consult your doctor:

  • Skin irritation
  • Burning
  • Redness
  • Stinging
Sideeffect Of Salt: Clindamycin
  • Diarrhoea
  • Pseudomembranous colitis
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain or cramps
  • Rash
Sideeffect Of Salt: Niacinamide

Niacinamide is mostly safe in patients. A minor side effect could be flushing reaction (causing tingling, itching, burning, and redness of arms, face, and chest).

Contraindications Of D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

Contraindications Of Salt: Allantoin

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Breast infection.
Contraindications Of Salt: Clindamycin

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Ulcerated Colon
  • Severe Liver Disease
  • Red Blood in Bowel Movement
  • Severe Renal Impairment
  • Clostridium difficile colitis
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Diarrhoea
Contraindications Of Salt: Niacinamide

Please consult your doctor before consuming in the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy and breast-feeding or planning of childbirth
  • Kidney dialysis
  • Bleeding problems
  • Diabetes
  • Gout
  • Liver, kidney or stomach problems

Best Foods With D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

What Are The Best Foods For Acne

  • According to an article published in 2009 in the Dermato-endocrinology journal, research to date," does not prove that diet causes acne but rather influences it to some degree which is still difficult to quantify."
  • Although studies are inconclusive on the effects of diet on acne, maintaining a healthy balanced diet is important.
  • Acne is an inflammatory reaction, so following a diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables is important, as it contains antioxidants that help your body to fight inflammation.
  • Refined sugar causes your body’s insulin to spike. Insulin has been linked to increased sebum production in the skin’s sebaceous glands.
  • Zinc, Vitamin A, and E, as well as Omega 3 fatty acids, are strong anti-inflammatory sources.
  • Foods that contain Zinc: Cashews, Pumpkin seeds, Flax seeds, Peanuts, Lentils, Soya, Spinach, Beef
  • Foods containing Vitamin A: Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Paprika, Cod liver oil, Kale, Mangoes, Peas, Spinach
  • Foods containing Vitamin E:  Tomatoes, Butternut, Mangoes, Almonds, Spinach, Hazelnuts, Kale, Paprika
  • Low glycemic index carbohydrates: Brown rice, whole-wheat bread and cereals, Steel Cut Oats, Peas and leafy greens. Certain fruits- apples, oranges, grapefruit, plums, strawberries
  • Omega 3 containing foods: Walnuts, Flax Seed, Tuna, Kale, Spinach, Chia Seeds 

What Are The Best Foods For Psoriasis

Following foods should be included in the diet as they are known to reduce inflammation:

  • Coldwater fish
  • Flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds, olive oil, and walnuts. These are plant sources of omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Colorful fresh fruits and vegetables like carrots, squash and sweet potatoes, kale and broccoli, spinach, strawberries and figs, blueberries, mangoes.
  • Fish oil, milk thistle, vitamin D, aloe vera, evening primrose oil and Oregon grape have been reported to ease mild symptoms of psoriasis.

What Are The Best Foods For Skin care

  • Eat lots of fruits and vegetables:
  • Vitamin A (sweet potatoes, red chili peppers, butternut squash, lettuce, spinach, broccoli, collard greens, and carrots),
  • Vitamin C (green leafy vegetables, oranges, cabbage, fortified cereals, lemon, papaya, juices),
  • Vitamin E, Vitamin B 12 (Beef, mutton, egg, liver, milk and cheese).

What Are The Best Foods For Wound healing

To help heal the wound, certain foods can aid in speeding up the clotting process. These are as follows:

  • Tomatoes: Tomato comprises of an antioxidant called lycopene, which is rare in most of the good foods. Lycopene prevents the oxidation in one’s body. Oxidation may increase the risk of the damage in the cells. Lycopene is also beneficial in boosting the immune system of the body. Thus lycopene has a great potential of diminishing the wound infection’s risk.
  • Broccoli: Broccoli is a phytonutrient rich vegetable. It is antioxidants that may help to reduce the inflammation in the body, along with boosting the immune system. Broccoli is rich in vitamin C, which is a mandatory component of wound healing.
  • Black beans: Black beans is one of the superfoods. It is high in protein content. Consuming a ½ cup of black beans can provide 8 grams of the protein. Saturated fats and sodium contents are less in it. To enhance the process of wound healing, the most required nutrient is protein. Hence, protein deficiency may slow down the process of healing.
  • Soy: Soy is a vegetarian super food. Soybean consists of a wide variety of vitamins, which may boost the immune system. Hence, the immune system helps in the fast recovery of the wound.
  • Chocolate: Chocolate helps to control the blood pressure, which is a primary factor for the ability of the body to deliver nutrients, vitamins, and oxygen to the bed of the wound. Dark chocolate has a lot of antioxidants, which boost up the body’s immune system. The strong immune system helps to fight the infections.
  • Lean ProteinCollagen is one of the proteins that are present in one’s body in ample amount. Collagen is an essential protein, which has a property to knit the tissues back together. Normal protein intake should be 0.8 grams per kg weight. But, to cure a wound one may need a much higher quantity of the protein.  One must aim to take 1.5 to 2.0 grams of the protein per kilogram. Examples of lean protein are legumes, fish, turkey, beans, and eggs.
  • Fermented Dairy:   For healing a wound, patients are normally prescribed with antibiotics. These antibiotics work to kill the infection causing bacteria along with the bacteria that are good for the digestive tracts and help to digest the food and produce vitamins. These bacteria may also play an important role in boosting the immune system of one’s body. So, to produce the good bacteria one must consume fermented dairy products like yoghurt and kefir. Kefir may contribute 8-12 species of good bacteria just by a small serving, while yoghurt contributes fewer species of the good bacteria, and has lower bacterial-count. 
  • Vitamin C rich foods: Vitamin C rich food like bell pepper is an exceptionally healthy food for healing wounds. It helps to cross link the collagen, which is required in a healing process. Especially if one suffers from an incision, then bell-peppers should be consumed. Some other foods that provide Vitamin C are citrus fruits, broccoli, kiwi fruit, kale, and guava.
  • Zinc rich foods: Zinc helps in boosting the immune system of the body, it also activates and develops body immunity cells. Hence, it plays a vital role in the healing of the wounds. Zinc also helps in cell growth and protein synthesis that is a must for the healing of a wound. Some of the zinc rich foods that one must consume, when trying to heal wounds are seeds, nuts, oyster, liver, lamb, and beef.
  • Papaya and pineapple: These two fruits consist of protease enzyme, which helps to body in breaking and digesting protein. These enzymes may help to lessen down the inflammation and swelling. Hence, these fruits are really beneficial for the healing process of the wound.

What Are The Best Foods For Anaemia

  • Maintain the healthy diet, especially foods containing iron, Vitamin B12 (Eggs, Cheese, Milk, Meats like beef, lamb, pork, Fish, Fortified breakfast cereals).
  • Eat lots of leafy vegetables like spinach.
  • Fruits like Pomegranates.
  • Beetroot and sesame seeds are considered the wonder food for treating anemia.

Worst Foods With D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

What Are The Worst Foods For Acne

  • Avoid foods with a high-glycaemia component (simple sugars/carbohydrates)
  • White rice, Rice cakes, Potatoes, Puffed cereals, White Bread, Pasta, Sugar in any form- Honey, and fructose (bananas, mangoes, apricots, pineapples)
  • Some studies have linked dairy to acne, although the response is based on the individual
  • If you have excluded both carbohydrates and dairy from your diet, and you still struggle with acne, it is advised to consult your doctor for treatment
  • If you are already on treatment for acne, eliminating these foods may be complementary.    

What Are The Worst Foods For Psoriasis

The following foods should be avoided as they are known to cause or increase inflammation:

  • Fatty red meats
  • Processed foods
  • Dairy products
  • Refined sugars
  • Nightshade vegetables including tomatoes, potatoes and peppers. 

What Are The Worst Foods For Skin care

  • Reduce sugar intake.
  • Fast food, junk food.
  • Cow’s milk (Sometimes cow’s milk is taken from pregnant cows. It has increased levels of hormones, which in turn can cause acne). 

What Are The Worst Foods For Wound healing

Some foods that delay or hinder the healing process of a wound may be as mentioned below:

  • Nitrate-Rich Foods: Blood vessels in one’s body help the chemicals and cells to move. The movement of chemicals and cells are necessary to heal the wound. By consuming nitrate rich food, these blood vessels can get damaged. A condition known as atherosclerosis can be caused by excessive consumption of nitrate rich foods. In this case, fatty plaques can be formed in the blood vessels which can lead to the rupture of the blood vessels and can further delay the healing process. In addition to these issues, nitrate-rich foods can cause different types of bleeding disorders, heart attack, and even strokes. A few nitrate containing foods are various kinds of processed meats like bacon, deli meats, and hot dogs.
  • Spices and spicy foods: Spices may add flavour to the food, but it can be proved harmful during the process of wound healing. Various spices can hinder the process of wound healing, by delaying the clot formation. Some of the spices that may cause wound healing difficult are red pepper,  and black pepper

What Are The Worst Foods For Anaemia

  • Junk food.
  • Coffee, tea, red wine as these inhibit the absorption of iron.
  • White bread.
  • Sugar
  • Desserts

Symptoms Treated With D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

What Are The Symptoms Of Acne

  • Acne starts out as comedones. People with acne present with blackheads, whiteheads, cysts, pustules (commonly known as “pimples”) or nodules (lumps that form under the skin). Often people with acne suffer from an oily skin complexion.
  • Acne is classified as either inflammatory or non-inflammatory acne.
  • Comedones are non-inflammatory acne. They can either be closed (whiteheads) or open (blackheads). The color of a blackhead is not debris or an indication of bad skin hygiene, but melanin (the skin’s surface pigment).
  • Inflammatory acne occurs when bacteria invade the skin, causing papules or pustules (pimples). Nodules and cysts are also inflammatory lesions. Nodules are deeper skin lesions, while cysts are fluid-filled lumps. 
  • Acne usually presents in common areas of increased oil production such as the forehead, nose, chin, chest and upper back.
  • Acne can be classified as mild, moderate or severe, depending on the amount and type of lesions. 

What Are The Symptoms Of Psoriasis

Symptoms of psoriasis vary from patient to patient, depending upon the type of psoriasis they have. The common symptoms of plaque psoriasis are:

  • Red skin plaques covered with silver coloured loose scales. These plaques can be painful, itchy and may sometimes bleed after cracking. In severe psoriasis, the plaques of irritated skin grow and merge with each other, and cover larger areas.
  • Disorder of toenails and fingernails, including pitting and discoloration of nails.
  • There may be swelling and pain in joints due to psoriatic arthritis. 

What Are The Symptoms Of Wound healing

Certain symptoms accompanied with wounds are:

  • Blood may ooze out from an injured part of the body.
  • Redness on or around the affected area.
  • Swelling or inflammation on or around injured area.
  • Tenderness and pain are experienced in the wound.
  • The Heat radiating out of the wound.
  • Infection accompanied by a fever may be caused due to a wound.
  • Immobilization of an affected area.
  • Pus may be formed in an infected wound, which may smell foul as well.

What Are The Symptoms Of Anaemia

  • Common symptoms of anemia are tiredness, dizziness, and breathlessness.

Causes of diseases where D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM is used

What Are The Causes Of Acne

  • Causes of acne are multifactorial. There are many myths surrounding causes and home remedies.
  • Genetics play the largest role (estimated in 80%) of acne cases.
  • Hormones, especially increased testosterone during puberty, play the second biggest role. Androgens increase the production of sebum by the skin’s oil glands as well as an increased production of cells found in the skin’s epidermis (top layer).
  • Hormonal changes during normal menstrual cycles, as well as pregnancy also play a role in women.
  • The bacteria, Propionibacterium Acnes, which is usually found on the skin, is another important role player. The areas of inflamed skin surrounding comedones make it easier for bacteria to accumulate and grow.
  • Although there are many myths surrounding diet in acne, there are few scientific conclusions around its actual role. Carbohydrates and milk products have shown some suggested links, but none are definitive.
  • Facial hygiene is important, but plays a small role, especially in severe acne.    

What Are The Causes Of Psoriasis

  • Weak immunity, in which white blood cells start attacking skin cells mistakenly.
  • Genetic.

What Are The Causes Of Wound healing

Wounds are generally caused by injuries or accidents, however, the other reasons that may cause wounds are:

  • Surgery.
  • Burns due to heat, and chemical.
  • Extreme temperatures like frostbite.
  • Certain kind of radiations.
  • Some of the health conditions that can be the cause of chronic wounds are as follows:
  • Anaemia.
  • Sickle Cell Anaemia.
  • Chronic Osteomyelitis.
  • Diabetes.
  • Heart Disease.
  • High Cholesterol.
  • Hypertension.
  • Kidney Failure.
  • Lymphedema.
  • Obesity.
  • Bowel disorders.
  • Clotting, or circulation disorders, often caused by arteriosclerosis.
  • Venous Insufficiency.
  • Malnourishment.
  • Certain inflammatory diseases that can cause wounds are:
  • Lupus. 
  • Vasculitis.
  • Scleroderma.

What Are The Causes Of Anaemia

  • Deficiency of nutrients like iron, folic acid, vitamin B 12, sickle cell anemia (a genetic blood disorder) or kidney disease can be amongst few causes of anemia.
  • The type of food you eat also affects the absorption of iron and folic acid.

Do's With Usage of D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Acne

  • Consult your doctor sooner rather than later. Early treatment is important, especially for moderate to severe acne, to prevent scarring
  • Sunlight has some anti-inflammatory effects. Moderate sunlight exposure may help curb the inflammation, but be sure to use a non-comedogenic sunscreen    

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Psoriasis

Please follow your doctor’s advice. Also, you can manage the disease better and control flare ups by following the following tips:

  • Keep your body moisturized because dry skin worsens the symptoms. Oily and thick moisturizers are better.
  • Use a humidifier when it is dry to keep your skin moist.
  • Reduce your alcohol intake.

Eat right, exercise, and maintain a healthy weight.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Skin care

  • Drink lots of water.
  • Whether you have acne or not, keep your face clean. Cleanse at least twice a day.
  • Use natural cleansers to clean your face.
  • Exercise and relax.
  • Use only good quality skin care products.
  • Find out the exact cause of your skin problem as skin problems can be caused due to hormonal changes, taking contraceptive pills, stress, smoking, over exposure to sun etc. Identify the root cause and make your treatment plan accordingly. 

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Wound healing

One must follow these tips to prevent, and cure wounds:

  • Proper cleaning of the wound: One may clean his/her wound with flowing, clean water.
  • Applying the pressure gently on the wound by using a clean sterilized bandage or a clean cloth is advised. Application of the pressure restricts the collagen to ooze out of the wound, above the skin level, as the wound heals.
  • Wound Massage is advised: Gently and evenly massage the area near the wound with clean fingers. Doing this helps the collagen to break down, which further reduce the chances of scar formation or make them less noticeable.
  • Get the dressing changed time to time: It is important to get the dressing changed timely either by an expert or by oneself, to avoid infection.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Anaemia

  • Use iron utensils for cooking as food cooked in iron vessel automatically gathers iron from the vessel and makes food iron rich.
  • To improve absorption of iron in your body, take it with foods rich in vitamin C (like oranges, lemon)
  • Find out the exact reason of anemia as your food choice will depend upon the real cause of anemia. E.g., patients with anemia caused by celiac disease should avoid eating gluten rich foods (like wheat, oats. Etc.), which others should continue with gluten. 

Dont's With Usage Of D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Acne

  • Skin moisture balance is essential. Do not over dry your skin with cleaning products. Over drying will cause the skin to produce more sebum, creating a vicious circle.
  • Do not use facial scrubs too often, as the exfoliation may worsen the skin’s irritation
  • Although it can be very tempting, do not "squeeze" the acne as it causes a spread of bacteria, that can lead to more acne, and may result in scarring.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Psoriasis

  • Never pick or pick your scales or patches. It can worsen your psoriasis.
  • Certain medications like lithium, propranolol, quinidine etc. are known for flaring up psoriasis. Hence, avoid taking these types of medications if you have psoriasis.
  • Dry and cold weather makes symptoms worse in many people. Hence, avoid dry and cold weathers. Hot weather is better, though sometimes it may not be so.
  • Avoid scrapes, bumps, cuts and infections as they can flare up a condition called Koebner's phenomenon.
  • Don’t go out in sun for more than 20 minutes at a stretch. Apply sunscreen before going out.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Skin care

  • Use make-up sparingly.
  • Avoid using fragrances, pomades, or gels on your hair. If they get on your face, they can block your skin's pores and irritate your skin. 
  • Avoid touching your skin part which has acne, rashes. It can spread the bacteria, and also irritate the already inflamed facial skin.
  • Do not sleep with make-up on.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Wound healing

Avoid certain things to heal the wounds faster, which are as follows:

  • Do not scratch the wounds: Wound may cause itching, but Scratching of a wound can worsen the condition of the wound.
  • Do not pick the scabs: Scabs may protect the bruise from the dirt. Scabs may get peeled off as the wound heals.
  • Do not smoke: Smoking slowdowns the healing process and may cause certain healing complications.
  • Do not let the wound exposed to the air till advised by the doctor: Air exposure to the wounds may cause a decrease in the healing rate of a wound. Certain cells involved in the process may require a moist environment.
  • Do not Stay out in the sun for too long:  The healing process may slow down due to the exposure to the UV rays.
  • Do not use Hydrogen peroxide on the wound: It may cleanse the wound, however, causes damage to the new cell growth, which may slow down the process of healing. 

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Anaemia

  • Avoid taking iron with calcium rich foods, coffee, tea as these hinder the absorption of iron in the body. Take these items at different times.
  • Do yoga regularly as it increases the RBC count and also purifies the blood.
  • Exercise regularly, as it causes hunger, which in turn improves your food intake. 

D ACNE PLUS GEL 15GM has the following salts in its composition

 1) Allantoin 2) Clindamycin 3) Niacinamide

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