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AcneAcne is a red skin rash caused by several factors, including hormones and bacteria. Treatment involves washing skin with a mild cleanser once or twice daily, applying over-the-counter acne medication or prescription medication, and avoiding picking at the acne to avoid worsening the pimples.
Cystic AcneCystic acne is a severe form of acne that causes tender red raised bumps on the face, chest, and/or back. Hormonal changes and hereditary factors may cause cystic acne. Treatment requires a systemic medication. Other medications include oral antibiotics, topical retinoid drugs, oral contraceptives, isotretinoin, and steroid injections (for isolated cysts).
What Causes AcneAcne vulgaris, usually called acne for short, is a common skin condition characterized by chronic or recurrent development of papules, pustules, or nodules on the skin. Acne is common among adolescents and young adults but can occur at any age.
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