Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham
Acne is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that is characterized by the presence of blackheads, whiteheads, papules, pustules, cyst, and nodules that occur on the face, neck, arms, chest, and back. 886 more words
What is it?
Acne is a long-term skin disease. It is characterized by areas of skin with lots of blackheads, whiteheads and pimples. It typically appears during adolescence and it causes significant psychological stress to many teenagers, as people that age are often already self-conscious about their physical appearance and having imperfect skin doesn’t help with their self-esteem. 529 more words
To continue the Acne 101 series, we’ll be talking about the different types of blemishes. Personally, when I have a pimple that’s what I call it – a pimple. 421 more words