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Synonyms for acne



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Words related to acne

an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin

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Acne is the most common chronic skin disorder among adolescents affecting about 85% of teenagers.
The Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology says that acne is prevalent before one's menstrual cycle, and can also occur during menopause when hormones are in flux again.
In total, 134,437 acne patients and 1,731,608 patients without acne were identified from THIN.
Out of all the acne vulgaris patients attending the Dermatology outpatient clinic of KLE Hospital in Belgaum, Karnataka between June 2011 and June 2012, 70 patients whoever gave consent were recruited as the study subjects.
The target population includes acne vulgaris patients in Surakarta, while the accessible population involves acne vulgaris patients in Dr.
The presence of acne, particularly in adolescents, can negatively affect quality of life, self-esteem and mood.
Excoriated acne is believed to be a subtype of pathological skin picking with lesions generally limited to the face (3) in which the sufferer compulsively picks real or imagined acne lesions (4).
Given the risk of depression was highest in the period right after the first time a patient presented to a physician for acne concerns, it shows just how impactful our skin can be towards our overall mental health" said lead author Dr.
Meet a doctor before buying any acne treatments to know its root cause.
Findings show that acne also takes a toll outside of the office.
Factors such as acne severity (odds ratio, 3.68), a family history of acne scarring (OR, 2.14), acne duration (OR, 1.63), and manipulation (picking and squeezing) behaviors (OR, 1.70) increased the risk of acne scarring (J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol.
With its natural inflammation-fighting properties, a 5 percent solution of tea tree oil is less harsh than a 5 percent benzoyl peroxide solution and can be just as effective against acne, though it may clear up a little less quickly.
A survey conducted at the world's largest twin celebration provides more evidence that twins share a genetic propensity toward acne, and provides information about several aggravating factors.
It's common for people with acne to pursue a number of different treatment avenues Image Credit: iStock
KEYWORDS: Acne vulgaris, Androgens, Hyperandrogenism, Acne Severity.