A chronic inflammatory skin condition characterised by skin eruptions on the face chest and back. Adolescents Boys girls are affected.May occur throughout life. Signs &Symptons Blackheads (black spots the size of a pinhead) Whiteheads (White spots similar to blackheads. Pustules small filled lesions. Cystic (larger and film swellings)and Abcesses (swollen and inflammed areas with pus) with severe acne. Redness and information around eruptions.Causes: Oil glands in the skin become plugged of unknown reasons,but sex hormone changes during adolescence play a role.When oil backs up,it becomes infected by bacteria normally present in glands.Contrary to myth,acne is not caused by dirt or masturbation.Cleaniness can lessen it,but sexual activity has no effect on it. Risk increases with: Exposure to extremely hot or cold weather,Stress,Oily skin,Endocrine disorders,Use of drugs,such as cortisone,male hormones or oral contraceptives.,Family history of acne,Cosmetics and application of steroid mix whitening creams. Possible complications are poor self image and psychological distress,permanent facial scars or pitting of skin. Possible outcomes: Most cases respond well to treatment and the condition tends to disappear after adolesence.Despite good treatment,acne will flare up from time to time. www.homeodriqbal.com


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