A majority of people suffer from acne at one point or another, and many often have to deal with this condition through adulthood. According to the National Institutes of Health, 80% of people between age 11 and age 30 can suffer from skin outbreaks. However, the severity of the acne can range drastically from person to person. When you’re already suffering from acne, Myrtle Beach conditions can worsen it due to excess heat and humidity. Weather can often irritate bacteria, and cause clogged pores, causing you to breakout more. If left untreated, acne can also cause permanent scarring to the skin. Luckily, proper treatment helps patients achieve clear, healthy and glowing skin.
The providers at Waccamaw Dermatology are experts at treating acne and are here to help you achieve clearer, brighter, and healthier skin. Give us a call today to book an appointment at one of our convenient locations. Our high-quality care and compassionate dermatologists will help you heal and feel confident in no time.
Acne is most commonly found on your face, but can develop almost anywhere on your body.
Acne can lead to low self-esteem and may leave permanent scarring. Although acne isn’t life threatening, it can cause emotional distress. When looking for acne you will find:
Acne is caused when a pore is filled with enough excess oil, dead skin cells, and/or bacteria. Each pore is open to a follicle. The follicle is made up of a hair and an oil-producing gland. The sebum (oil) is released from the gland to help form a slightly greasy surface film of the skin. This process can trigger an inflammatory reaction to produce acne when:
The best solutions to treat acne include:
Extreme cases may need:
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