All about ACNE

ACNE

This is an overview Article regarding a well known Skin disease known as “ACNE“. This disease is not that much viral & it is specially related to the Skin problems. ACNE is very common all around the globe. It usually occurs in ages from 18-30 but sometimes it is rarely seen in young infants and kids too. Its not a killer disease but sometimes its pretty dangerous as it makes your skin ugly. In this comprehensive Article, you will be informed about all the symptoms & possible cures of “ACNE. You will be briefed about the facts and figures about ACNE. ACNE can be controlled with proper treatment which will be explained below.

ACNE is a long term strange skin disease which occurs when the hair roots are contaminated causing thick black/brown pimples and moles on surface. Acne if also known as acne vulgaris. It usually starts when oil and dead skin cells clog up your pores. The dark marks are known by many names in different areas of the world such as:

  • blackheads
  • blemishes
  • whiteheads
  • pimples
  • zits

Types of ACNE:

There are three main stages of this disease:

  1. Stage Mild
  2. Stage Moderate
  3. Stage Severe

When you have just a few red spots, or pimples, you have a mild form of ACNE. Severe acne can mean hundreds of pimples that can cover the face, neck, chest, and back. Or it can be bigger, solid, red lumps that are painful. The disease of ACNE is very much common in teenagers (girls or boys). Usually it gets better with age but sometimes it may get worse if not treated. Some women who never had acne growing up will have it as an adult, often right before their menstrual periods.

The stages are further described below in this figure:

ACNE

ACNE

Causes of ACNE:

ACNE is caused by dead skin cells when the skin pores are clogged with them. And when the dangerous germs get into the pores, the result can be as follows:

  • It can cause extreme swelling
  • It can cause redness of specific areas of your skin.
  • It can also cause pus.

The ACNE usually starts in teen ages because hormone changes make the skin oilier after puberty starts. ACNE can get worse because of using oil based skin products or cosmetics. We should use skin products that don’t clog the pores. So we should only use the cosmetic products with a “non-comedogenic” on the label if we have ACNE. You can also get ACNE from a family member if you are mostly with that person. If you share bed with that person, ACNE virus can attack you too. So you have to be careful. Experts have seen many families with all of its members having ACNE disease.

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ACNE

Symptoms of ACNE:

Symptoms of ACNE may include the following physical changes:

  1. whiteheads
  2. blackheads
  3. pimples.

These can occur on many different parts of your body such as:

  • the face
  • neck
  • shoulders
  • back
  • chest

The Pimples of ACNE are usually large and deep are called cystic lesions. They are not like ordinary pimples or moles of a mosquito bite. These can be painful if they get infected. They also can scar the skin permanently.

Treatment of ACNE:

ACNE may be treated with a combination of remedies including over-the-counter skin care, acne medications, and chemical or laser procedures. Learn safe ways to banish blackheads, whiteheads, and cystic acne, and get the clear skin you want.

To help control acne, keep your skin clean. Avoid skin products that clog your pores. Look for products that say “non-comedogenic” on the label. Wash your skin once or twice a day with a gentle soap or acne wash. Try not to scrub or pick at your pimples. This can make them worse and can cause scars.

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ACNE

Get rid of ACNE Scars:

There are many skin treatments, such as laser resurfacing or dermabrasion, that can help acne scars look better and feel smoother. Ask your doctor about them. The best treatment for you depends on how severe the scarring is. Your doctor may refer you to a plastic surgeon.

Treatment at home can help reduce ACNE flare-ups.

  • Wash your face gently one or two times a day.
  • Do not squeeze pimples, because that often leads to infections, worse ACNE, and scars.
  • Use a moisturizer to keep your skin from drying out. Choose one that says “noncomedogenic” on the label.
  • Use over-the-counter medicated creams, soaps, lotions, and gels to treat your acne. Always read the label carefully to make sure you are using the product correctly.