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I have a new persistent metallic taste in the back left of my mouth, & acne is appearing only on my chin. Is this likely a dental or hormonal problem?
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
Not likey: Dry skin around your mouth can be from cold air, allergies to toothpaste, cheap metals in fake jewlery, nail polish and more. Acne comes from inflamed oil glands from hormone changes, stress, lack of sleep, genetics and more. See you doctor to get the correct therapy for both issues. ...Read more
Acne remedies: There are many possible ways to treat acne correctly. It is a step treatment including:1. Skin hygiene 2. Antibacterials 3. Retinols 4. Photodynamic therapy 5. Laser .6. Tretinoins in mix and match combinations. If you have severe acne , please see a competent dermatologist before getting scarred. ...Read more
I have ulcers in my mouth and small red acnes under l the skin in my chest what it would be and may stress be a cause for it?
How to clear acne around mouth and chin? I'm 21 years old. I've started dealing with acne around my mouth and on my chin. The ones around my mouth seem to be cystic acne and i've never had this before. The ones on my chin hurt, dry fast and crack and blee
Are you sure?: It may not be acne but instead be herpes simplex i - most people have that version of the virus living in them and get what are referred to a cold sores around their mouth - pimples generally are not in that loaction. You may want to see your md or dentist to confirm what you have & they should be able to direct you on how to clear things up or gives meds to treat them. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more