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    Medical Reference Related to Acne Care

    1. 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

    2. Acne - What Happens

      Learn how acne vulgaris develops.

    3. Acne - Treatment Overview

      Learn about treatment for acne vulgaris.

    4. Acne - Symptoms

      Acne develops most often on the face, neck, chest, shoulders, or back and can range from mild to severe. It can last for a few months, many years, or come and go your entire life.

    5. 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? ...

    6. Acne - Medications

      Information on drugs used to treat acne vulgaris.

    7. Acne - Topic Overview

      Information on acne vulgaris.

    8. Acne - When To Call a Doctor

      Learn when to seek help for severe acne.

    9. 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

    10. Acne: Treatment With Alpha Hydroxy Acids - 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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