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    Introduction The incidence of acne vulgaris throughout the world has previously been reported as 9.4%,1 while other estimates in the literature indicate an upper limit for the rates for adults as 50% and 80% for adolescents.2 Outbreaks can eventually lead to scarring or skin discoloration3 and severe forms include high levels of general inflammation as well as the presence of large nodules. However, the physical effects are of less general significance than secondary psychological reactions, particularly in adolescents.1 Depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation have all been associated with acne vulgaris through correlational studies.1 It is presumably because of the aforementioned prevalence and serious psychological effects that the disease…

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    Acne Vulgaris Lab Report

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    condition of acne vulgaris. Up to ninety-five percent of adolescents are affected, and as many as fifty-four percent of adults as well (Cordain, 2002). Acne is characterized by the inflammation of skin glands and hair follicles (Williams, 2011). This condition is “the most common skin disorder in the United States [and it] affects 40 to 50 million Americans” (McGurgan, 2012). The given statistic is according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Often times, acne is treated through prescribed…

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    Acne Vulgaris

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    Acne vulgaris is a medical term for acne, which is one of the most common skin disorders in adolescents and young adults. About eighty-five percent of individuals in westernized societies are affected by acne vulgaris between the ages of twelve and twenty-five years old. (Lavers & Courtenay, 2011). The prevalence of acne vulgaris varies between gender and age. Females have a much more early onset of acne vulgaris than males, however, males suffer from a much more severe form of acne. Individuals…

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    Acne Vulgaris Essay

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    are relatively small and inactive. However, during puberty, androgen hormones from the testes, ovaries and adrenal glands will stimulates the activation of sebaceous glands, therefore increases the size of the glands as well as the production of sebum (Tortora & Derrickson, 2011). Acne or acne vulgaris is…

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    article very engaging yet descriptive. Especially when she explained that not all bacteria are bad for you, and then continues to state some are very helpful. For instance she touches base on Staphylococcus epidermis, and how it shields us by taking up the space that Staphylococcus aureus would otherwise conquer. It’s intriguing to now know that acne (Acne vulgaris) the most common skin bacterium, works the same way. Acne vulgaris invades certain parts of our body to hold back other harmful…

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    Pennsylvania, tretinoin was created to treat acne vulgaris. Since then, tretinoin cream has been proven to successfully treat a variety of other skin conditions like reversing the effects of photo-aging, mottling or hyperpigmentation, scars and stretch marks. Tretinoin has also been proven to be effective for countering signs of aging on surface skin because it can minimize fine lines and wrinkles. General Information on Tretinoin and Tretinoin Cream When…

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    Propionibacterium Acne

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    Acne is a treatable skin condition, which affects individuals of all ages. It occurs when hair follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells. Each pore on the skin is an opening to a follicle and attached to the follicle is a strand of hair and a sebaceous gland that produces and secretes sebum. The sebum is responsible for lubricating and softening the skin. Excess sebum production, accumulation of dead skin cells, and the increase of bacteria in the pores can contribute to the…

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    Cystic Acne Research Paper

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    available for treating cystic acne that can help you reduce how often you experience breakouts and improve your appearance when they occur. I Need a Treatment That Can Get Rid of Cystic Acne I’m Looking for A Safe and Effective Cystic Acne Treatment Sometimes an individual’s skin will break out with terrible-looking lesions called cystic acne. Experts have come up with several explanations over the years, but often they don’t truly know what causes cystic acne in a particular individual. They…

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    Everyone picks at acne or a scab once in a while. When hours are spent ripping apart the protection the human anatomy is blessed with, the picking becomes a symptom of a complex disorder. Skin-picking disorder is a body-focused repetitive behaviour (BFRB) that falls in the spectrum of obsessive-compulsive disorders. The disorder was previously known as dermatillomania, which is similar to the name of its “sister disorder” trichotillomania, compulsive hair pulling. The name was changed to…

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    Severe Acne Scars

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    Severe acne on the face, chest, and back can cause permanent changes in the skin that we refer to as acne scarring. When pores become clogged with bacteria, oil, and dead skin, it causes inflammation and swelling of the pore. Follicle walls in the skin break because of this swelling. During the repair process, new collagen fibers are formed; however, this process does not return the skin back to its original condition. Once the repair process is complete, it is common to see permanent acne scars…

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