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  1. Skin Conditions and Acne

    WebMD explains the treatment options for acne.

  2. Acne Rosacea

    Acne Rosacea is a skin disorder limited to the nose,cheeks,chin,and forehead,typically beginning during adulthood. The facial skin becomes oily,reddened and bumpy. Small red blood vessels are visible. In extreme cases,the nose may appear very red and bulbous. ...

  3. Skin Care for Those With Acne

    WebMD explains skin care for those with acne.

  4. Understanding Acne Symptoms

    Learn about the symptoms of acne -- and signs that you should call a doctor -- from the experts at WebMD.

  5. Understanding Acne Treatment

    How is acne treated? WebMD offers a comprehensive guide to prescription and nonprescription treatments for this skin condition, along with tips for preventing acne outbreaks.

  6. Acne: Treatment With Benzoyl Peroxide - Topic Overview

    Benzoyl peroxide is a medicine you use to treat acne. It comes in different strengths in lotions,gels,soaps,and liquids. How does benzoyl peroxide treat acne? Benzoyl peroxide unclogs skin pores. It also helps stop bacteria from growing and causing acne pimples and cystic lesions. At first,acne may get worse. Your skin may get red and peel. It’s not a quick fix. You may need to use the ...

  7. Azelaic Acid for Acne

    Drug details for Azelaic acid for acne vulgaris.

  8. Acne - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Acne: Should I see my doctor? Acne: Should I take isotretinoin for severe acne? ...

  9. Acne - Treatment Overview

    Learn about treatment for acne vulgaris.

  10. Types of Acne - Topic Overview

    The different types of acne include: 1,2 Newborn acne. About 20% of newborns develop mild acne. This may be because certain hormones are passed to them through the placenta by their mothers just before delivery. Or newborns may get acne because the stress of birth may cause the baby's body to release hormones. Newborns with acne usually only have whiteheads. And these go away without ...

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