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Acne

The skin contains many tiny hair follicles, or pores. Each pore contains a hair and a multi-lobed gland called a sebaceous gland. Sebaceous glands produce an oily substance called sebum, which normally travels up the pore to lubricate the hair and skin. Acne develops when a pore becomes clogged with excess sebum and dead skin cells. If the pore is partially clogged but the pathway to the skin’s surface remains open, the dark surface of the dried sebum is called a blackhead. However, if the pathway to the skin’s surface is blocked, the pore becomes infected and inflamed, resulting in a red, swollen, pus-filled bump called a pimple. Deeper and more serious infections may result in hard nodules under the skin’s surface called cysts. People of any age can experience acne and most people have acne at some time in their lives. Frequently, acne occurs during puberty and in conjunction with a woman’s menstrual cycle due to an increase in hormone production. Acne can most often be managed simply by washing with a mild soap and by using an over-the-counter topical medication. However, if the acne is consistently large and painful, or has produced scars, treatment by a physician may be necessary.

Children and teenagers are often affected by acne, which is a real bummer because it can affect their self confidence.
When you have acne, your skin is red and pimpled. Acne shows usually up on the face because that’s where you have more sebaceous glands. Acne also shows up on backs and shoulders, but it can really pop up anywhere on your body. Children and teenagers often get acne, because those hormonal surges of puberty cause an uptick in oil production. Adults can get acne as well.

The solution to treat your acne can be determined by your dermatologist or your doctor.

If you need any prescription drugs related to your Acne condition send us your Doctor prescription and we will prepare your medication. If you want to add more information feel free to give us details with a message.

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