Maybe you never think twice about going
to the doctor and being examined from
head to toe, covered by only a paper
gown. Or maybe the very thought of it
keeps you from even going to the doctor.
If you fall into the latter group, read on
for advice on dealing with all kinds of
conditions that people may think of as too
minor or too embarrassing to deal with.
A few pimples, whiteheads and
blemishes are common in teenagers.
But when they morph into something
that covers your face, neck, chest and
back, that’s severe acne. It can last into
adulthood. If non-prescription creams
don’t work after using them for three
months, see your doctor.
“Get treatment early. Seek attention
from your family physician early and
aggressively,” says dermatologist Dr.
Kirk Barber, clinical professor in the
University of Calgary’s Departments
of Medicine (Dermatology) and
Community Health Sciences. “Early and
aggressive treatment prevents scarring,
I hate going
all these zits!!