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    The sebaceous gland makes an oil type substance (sebum) that protects our skin and hair from harm and makes them waterproof so they do not dry out. Dead skin cells and too much sebum can clog the follicles causing the bacteria on the skin to grow. Then bacteria that usually exists in small amounts on the face builds up to create acne. Sebum can clog the follicles in multiple ways. Whiteheads occur when the pores are clogged underneath the skin blocking it off from air. When the clogged up follicle is exposed to air it becomes a darker color resulting in blackheads. Pimples are follicles that are inflamed with pus. Hormone changes are related to the production of oil on the skin, causing there to be an excess amount. This then causes inflammation…

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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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    Acne: Skin Disorder

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    the skin clogs up the pores. Acne can appear in the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders. This skin disorder can happen to anyone but it is mainly common in teenagers and young adults. A cause for acne is that a pore in our skin gets clogged up. The clog in the pore begins with dead skin cells. Normally, the dead skin cells will go up to the surface of the pore and the body will excrete the dead cells. But, when the body starts to make a lot of sebum, which is the oil that keeps…

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    Acne: Skin Disorder

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    the skin clogs up the pores. Acne can appear in the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders. This skin disorder can happen to anyone but it is mainly common in teenagers and young adults. A cause for acne is that a pore in our skin gets clogged up. The clog in the pore begins with dead skin cells. Normally, the dead skin cells will go up to the surface of the pore and the body will excrete the dead cells. But, when the body starts to make a lot of sebum, which is the oil that keeps…

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    Essay On Abscesses

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    An abscess is a pus filled pocket or blister within the skin that may be caused by a number of different reasons such as; a sebaceous gland or sweat gland becomes obstructed, a hair follicle or a group of hair follicles becomes inflamed, or minor breaks and punctures in the skin allow bacteria to invade causing redness, warmth, pain, inflammation, and pus formation. This disturbance of the skin is no stranger to history as there have been documented cases of abscesses from before the Roman era…

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    Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin disorder that is most prevalent in infants and adults, although some adolescents were reported to have this condition also. This disorder is a primary diagnosis, including symptoms such as skin flakes, patches of greasy skin, itching, and redness in areas of the scalp, hair, eyebrows, beard, or mustache. More than 3 million cases of seborrheic dermatitis are reported each year, according to the Mayo Clinic and other sources. Fortunately, there is a wide…

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    Back Acne Research Paper

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    Back acne is caused by oil, dirt, dead skin, cosmetics, bacterial infection and even lack of sleep. If you want to get rid of bacne, and at the same time, restore self-confidence, you may do so with natural remedies and treatments. First, get enough sleep. If you're serious about wanting to have a smooth acne-free back, then you need to get 7-8 hours of shuteye each night. Next, get yourself a long handled loofah. With the loofah, you can shower your way to a smooth beautiful back in the…

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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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    A dry penis can also be itchy, flaky, uncomfortable and unattractive, and when normal epidermis lotions and moisturizers do not seem to help, it may be rough to know what to do next. Correctly, dry penis skin is most often the effect of private habits or external causes that have an effect on the body's level of hydration or sap the penile skin of its normal oils. Many of those issues can be addressed at home with the proper approach to penis care, serving to men to restrict disagreeable…

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    Acne occurs in many pediatric adolescent patients. The initial cause of acne is a “clogged pore” which is keratin and sebum that rises to the surface of the skin. During puberty, androgens are released in the skin that elicits the glands to produce more sebum. The extra sebum mixes with the keratinocytes, plugs the pilosebaceous follicles to produce a “clogged pore” which is obstruction of comedones also known as blackheads and whiteheads (Ball, Bindler, & Cowen, 2015, P 1047). Open comedones…

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