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Medical Reference Related to Acne Care

  1. 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.

  2. Understanding Acne Symptoms

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

  3. Skin Conditions and Acne

    WebMD explains the treatment options for acne.

  4. 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. ...

  5. Skin Care for Those With Acne

    WebMD explains skin care for those with acne.

  6. Acne - Exams and Tests

    When you see a doctor about acne, you'll have a physical exam, and your doctor will ask about your medical history. Women may be asked questions about their menstrual cycles. This information can help your doctor find out if hormones are playing a role in

  7. 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 ...

  8. Acne: Treatment With Salicylic Acid - Topic Overview

    Salicylic acid is an active ingredient in some nonprescription acne treatments. When you apply it to your skin,it dries up whiteheads,blackheads,and pimples. It also causes the top layer of your skin to peel. Products that contain salicylic acid may cause tingling and a mild redness of the skin. Use them less often if you notice that your skin becomes very red or very dry. You'll find ...

  9. Acne - Medications

    Information on drugs used to treat acne vulgaris.

  10. Azelaic Acid for Acne

    Drug details for Azelaic acid for acne vulgaris.

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