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Acne Causes and Symptoms

  • Author Rasyog Ayurveda
  • Released 15.02.2017
  • Category Health
  • Subject Acne Causes and Symptoms

Acne Causes :

Pimples or as medical fraternity calls it, acne vulgaris, develops when oil mixes with the dead cells of the body. Involvement of the hair follicles is the prime pathology. Acne is not a condition that requires urgent medical attention but it does demand cosmetic purview. These factors in turn affect the skin cells to become dead skin cells. Although the acne causes are delineated but there isn't a specific linkage to one particular cause. Acne is when there is an abnormal oil production from the oil glands of the skin.

Causes of acne include :
1. Increased levels of androgen hormones
2. Pregnancy
3. Medications like steroids

Frequent complaints of acne is a sign that the condition isn’t resolving with conventional therapy. In accordance to those acne causes, specific and targeted therapy is required.

Acne Symptoms :

When one talks of cosmetic or dermatological problems, avoiding or procrastinating its alleviation is common. However it is when acne symptoms are overlooked that there is a possibility of deep, irreversible scars being formed. The reason for such presentation is due to the disturbed hormone levels acting on the sebaceous glands. Eventually, the presentation of this condition is dependent on the patient's need for acne treatment. Benzoyl peroxide often used in acne treatment causes side-effects like redness and skin peeling.

Few symptoms that warrant closer look are :
1. Blackheads
2. Papules
3. Pus filled cavities
4. Nodules
5. Tender swellings

Diagnosing acne based on the acne symptoms is a mark of an experienced skin dermatologist.