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I did not have acne until recently as an adult (27). My breakouts tend to occur in the same spots and seem to stick around forever! what's the deal?

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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology

In brief: Adult Acne

Adult acne is a b&(*h.
30-40% of adults have some degree of acne, including many who never had acne as a teenager. Adult acne is usually different than teenage acne. There are a variety of treatments available. For women, looking at hormonal therapy is often worthwhile.

In brief: Adult Acne

Adult acne is a b&(*h.
30-40% of adults have some degree of acne, including many who never had acne as a teenager. Adult acne is usually different than teenage acne. There are a variety of treatments available. For women, looking at hormonal therapy is often worthwhile.
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dr. Arlo Miller
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Dr. Powlin Manuel
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Rosacea - adult acne

Acne starting as an adult is a bit different than acne in childhood: it is called rosacea and is treated a bit differently.
Your treatment may be for many months or even years; a visit with your doctor seems to be appropriate.

In brief: Rosacea - adult acne

Acne starting as an adult is a bit different than acne in childhood: it is called rosacea and is treated a bit differently.
Your treatment may be for many months or even years; a visit with your doctor seems to be appropriate.
Dr. Powlin Manuel
Dr. Powlin Manuel
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