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Pimples in Urdu

یہ جلد کی ایک عام خرابی ہے جو کہ عام طور پر نوجوانوں اور حاملہ خواتین کو متاثر کرتی ہے۔ اس کے علاج کے ساتھ ساتھ صحت مند طرز زندگی اپنانا اہم ہے۔ بہت سے لوگ اس مسئلے سے عام ادویات اور گھریلو ٹوٹکوں کے ذریعے نمٹ لیتے ہیں۔ 

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Summary about Pimples in English

When the sebaceous glands of the skin start overworking, skin pores can become clogged forming red lesion due to the clogging and infection may develop in these forming pimples in the skin. Pimples can erupt at any age but most of the time it occurs at the puberty. During puberty, hormones changes occur and the sebaceous glands in the skin become overactive. Pimples affect the areas where sebaceous glands are most dense such as the face, back, chest, and shoulders. Acne is the most cause of pimples in the youth it affects the 80 percent of the youngsters.

Symptoms of Pimples

Pimples would most commonly appear at puberty and people with oily skin may face it regardless of age. Symptoms include the appearance of bumps that are pus-filled, red, and painful. Pimples clear out slowly and may scar skin if not attended or mishandled.

Causes of Pimples

Pimples are caused due to clogged pores of the skin. In case of hormonal changes at adolescence and during pregnancy these are common due to overactivity of sebaceous glands. Pimples can also occur due to insufficient skin care and hygienic practices. Other causes can be :

  • Consumption of oily foods
  • Dehydration 
  • Excessive oil production
  • Increased levels of androgens
  • Bacterial infections

Risk Factors of Pimples

Pimples are a common occurrence at any age. Some factors make this more likely such as:
Age: Teenagers are seen to be affected most by pimples.

Hormonal Irregularities:
Pregnancy, menstruation, menopause, and emotional disturbances can bring on hormonal changes that can cause pimples.

Genetics: having a family history of pimples makes it more likely for you to experience these.

Oily Cosmetics: Using cosmetics with comedogenic properties and oily consistency can cause pimples.

Physical effects: Pressure and abrasion of the skin due to clothing, jewelry, gadgets can also cause pimples.

Stress: Anyone having pimples if becomes stressed can see their pimples worsening.

Preventive Measures of Pimples

Prevention from pimples needs you to take care of your skin. Other measures include:

  • Staying hydrated
  • Eating a healthy diet 
  • Avoiding comedogenic cosmetics
  • Keeping skin clean and moisturized