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A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, antibiotics, hormones, etc.
Acne Surgery: A procedure performed which has the goal of minimizing scarring due to acne. Often this surgery involves excising a small acne pitted scar and suturing the skin edges closed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Highly variable: Acne affects about 80% of the population. Women can get acne at any age. It can appear as papules (red bumps), pustules (red bump with pus coming to a head), comedones (whiteheads and blackheads), or cystic nodules (deep tender lumps underneath the skin). It can appear anywhere on the body including face, scalp, neck, chest, shoulders, back. It can be mild, moderate, severe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My last periode was feb6 , since then its no show. Im gaining weight and have lots of spider veins never had befor , is it a pregnant symptom? + acne
Spider veins: Yes you could be pregnant. Try getting a prenancy test to see if you are pregnant. ...Read more
Topical vs. oral: There are hosts of different meds used in acne treatment - oral antibiotics by far are most commonly used. Topical antibiotic and non-antibiotic preps. Have it discussed with your doctor. Also, make sure to minimize or better off to eliminate make up and tampering with your lesions. Don't get frustrated, it may take a while and hard to get rid of them. Time is an important factor as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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