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Cosmetic, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery;Dermatology/Skin;

Cosmetic, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery , Dermatology/Skin



Also known as Pimples

ABOUT THE DISEASE

Acne is a common skin condition and happens when oil glands get blocked or infected. It can appear in form of whitehead, blackhead, red pimples, cyst, pustule, etc.

Acne

CAUSES

Mainly caused due to hormonal changes during the teenage years. This combined with surface (skin) bacteria and lipids (fatty acids) within sebaceous (oil) glands - causes acne. Common sites for acne are the face, chest, shoulders, and back, wherever the oil glands exist.

Other reasons can be:
- High levels of humidity or sweating.
- Certain drugs such as steroids, testosterone, estrogen.
- Greasy or oily creams / cosmetics.

DIAGNOSIS

- Physical examination

TREATMENT METHODS

Medications:

- Benzoyl peroxide
- Retinoids
- Antibiotics
- Hormone therapy

In some cases, sp with scars:

- Laser Therapy / Photodynamic therapy
- Skin Peeling
- Dermabrasion


You may also like to learn about:

Boils
Milia
Nevus
Pigmentation
Urticaria
Skin cancer


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