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Types of Acne

Acne comes in many forms. Although most commonly found on the face, acne ranges from Mild to Severe and can be located anywhere on the body. Most frequently self-treated, mild cases are manageable. However, severe cases should be treated under the supervision of health professionals, such as dermatologists. Acne Vulgaris, translated as ‘common acne,’ is the most common type of acne. It is better known as blackheads, whiteheads, papules, pustules, nodules or cysts. Blackheads – Occur in partially blocked pores. Dead skin cells, bacteria, and sebum (the […]

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Acne When It Becomes Severe

Acne Vulgaris We all know of common acne that is called acne vulgaris. But there are severe forms of acne that have different names. They are difficult to treat and cause lot of mental agony and skin scars. Let us find out something about the severe forms of acne. Acne Conglobata If acne vulgaris suddenly flares up and instead of settling down begins forming more inflammation and nodules with deep cysts that infect the deep insides it is called Acne Conglobata. You will find many body parts […]

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Understanding Folliculitis

Folliculitis is a skin complaint generally caused by a type of bacteria or fungus which affects the hair follicles. The inflammation of the skin can appear anywhere on the skin’s surface and often comes accompanied by itchiness and red blotches. Common areas of the body where follicultis appears are the legs, arms and chest. The cause of folliculitis is generally down to bacteria called Staphylococcus but this is not as a result of the person having poor cleanliness. Whether you are fit and healthy and squeaky clean, […]

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