Acne Fulminans is the severe form of Acne conglobata and is usually found in males. It affects the chest and the back mostly and is really a severe form of acne. It is characterized by abrupt onset, pain in joints, severe scarring, fluctuating fever, loss of appetite, nodular acne on chest and back, and reduced white blood cells count.
Acne Fulminans may be a result of hormonal imbalance and over active P. acne bacteria.
1. It is often problematic to manage this severe form of acne.
2. Therefore, strict medical supervision is required to cope with this situation.
The medications for Acne Fulminans consist of high doses of antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medicines, oral steroids and Isotretinoin. They should, however, be taken under the strict prescription of your dermatologist.
Moreover, it is always advisable that you consult your doctor from the very onset. Any kind of ignorance may lead to severe repercussions.