Dermatology Health Center
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Picking Nits with Hair Conditioner
Indoor Tanning Common in Western Countries
Benefits of Exercise for People with Long Term Conditions
Acne is a disorder resulting from the action of hormones and other substances on the skin's oil glands (sebaceous glands) and hair follicles. These factors lead to plugged pores and outbreaks of lesions commonly called pimples or zits. Acne lesions usually occur on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. Although acne is usually not a serious health threat, it can be a source of significant emotional distress. Severe acne can lead to permanent scarring.
It is common during puberty, as testosterone levels rise in both sexes. Hormonal...