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  1. 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. ...

  2. Skin Care for Those With Acne

    WebMD explains skin care for those with acne.

  3. Understanding Acne Symptoms

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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 ...

  6. Acne - Treatment Overview

    Learn about treatment for acne vulgaris.

  7. Acne - Surgery

    Read about surgery to remove deep acne scars.

  8. Acne - What Increases Your Risk

    The tendency to develop acne runs in families. You are more likely to develop severe acne if your parents had severe acne.The risk of developing acne is highest during the teen and young adult years. These are the years when hormones such as testosterone

  9. Acne - Topic Overview

    Information on acne vulgaris.

  10. Acne - Home Treatment

    Treatment at home can help reduce acne flare - ups.Wash your face (or other affected skin) gently once or twice a day.Do not squeeze pimples, because that often leads to infections, worse acne, and scars.Use water - based skin care products that gently cl

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