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Acne Symptoms

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Acne occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Acne typically appears on your cheeks, chin, forehead, neck, chest, upper back, shoulders, and buttocks…

  • Whiteheads (closed plugged pores)
  • Blackheads (open plugged pores)
  • Papules (small red, tender bumps)
  • “Pimples” (aka pustules), which are papules with pus at their tips
  • Nodules (large, solid, painful lumps beneath the surface of the skin)
  • Cysts (painful, pus-filled lumps beneath the surface of the skin)

Healthy Skin Awaits