Acne, or “acne vulgaris” for its proper medical name, is a chronic skin disorder. Typical symptoms include whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples. Often pimples become infected with pus, creating pustules. In some cases, cysts may form deeper in the skin. Acne ...

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Causes of Acne

The causes of acne are not fully clear. The roles of skin cleanliness, emotional stress, and skin bacterial are not ...

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Misdiagnosis: Acne

Various skin disorders are similar to acne and should not be misdiagnosed. It is also possible that worsening acne is ...

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