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A 22-year-old female asked:

How does acne acure.. in young adults? i'm suffering from acne off and on, i've gone to the dermatologist, but he just keeps giving me different rx's.

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Acne Causes: Acne is at least in part a hormonal disease. We know this because acne symptoms start only after adequate levels of hormones are present during puberty. Also, we know that acne symptoms usually increase when androgen (male hormone) levels increase. Exactly how and why this occurs is unknown.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2013

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