Acne

It is a common condition of your skin that gets noticed as spots and marks. It disbalances your skin quality thus, causing inflammation and redness. It is commonly seen in the adolescence age, especially over the face.

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It is a common condition of your skin that gets noticed as spots and marks. It disbalances your skin quality thus, causing inflammation and redness. It is commonly seen in the adolescence age, especially over the face. It develops when your hair follicles in the pores are blocked with dead cells and sebum. It leads to unwanted marks such as blackheads, and sometimes bigger spots filled with fluid.

Acne develops when your hair follicles in the pores are blocked with dead cells and sebum. It leads to unwanted marks such as blackheads, and sometimes bigger spots filled with fluid.

What causes Acne?

The causes of acne may vary from person and age. The most common and noticed causes are listed below:

  • Rise of testosterone hormone during puberty
  • Mixing of sebum with dead cells in the skin
  • Some specific medications like lithium & corticosteroids
  • Transfer of hormones from mother to child
  • Medical conditions like Cushing’s syndrome & polycystic ivory syndrome
  • Increased oil production, bacteria, clogged skin pores & dead skin cells
  • Periods & pregnancy in women

Symptoms of Acne

It occurs on the face, neck, shoulders, chest and back. There are various kinds of acne having different symptoms. Some of these are:

  • Closed pores called whiteheads
  • Open pores called blackheads
  • Pimples filled with pus at tips
  • Red, tender & small papules
  • Cystic lesions forming painful lumps filled with pus

Acne is a skin condition which is not contagious or infectious. It needs proper maintenance of your skin to avoid severe symptoms.

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