Acne is a chronic skin condition affecting sebaceous glands, during which hair follicle gets clogged with oil and often accompanied by bacterial infection. It usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, back, shoulders. Acne can affect all the ages, but it seems to be most common among teenagers. So what are the causes of acne ?
• excess oil production
• demodex mites • hormonal dysbalance
• digestive system disorders
• low quality cosmetics
• climate change
Signs and symptoms of acne may vary depending on severity:
• white comedons
• black comedons
• nodules • cysts
Large, severe acne may leave scars.
Treatment of acne include medicine that decreases sebum production and reduces inflammation. But it’s not that simple. In some cases it’s a long lasting, recurrent process.
Self-medication can hurt your health. If you suffer from acne, visit a dermatologist.