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Causes of Acne Vulgaris



Causes of Acne Vulgaris



  • Hormonal Activity: Acne development can be enhanced by increased hormonal levels as in puberty period or menstrual cycle.
  • Psychological Factors: Increased stress level may contribute in acne formation according to recent studies.
  • Genetic Factors: Family history of acne is a risk factor for acne formation especially in adolescent.
  • Infections: Some types of bacteria causes acne formation
  • Drugs: Certain drugs can stimulate acne formation as “ Steroids – Testosterone – estrogen”
  • Diseases: Certain diseases may be associated with acne formation as “ Polycystic ovary syndrome – Cushing syndrome”
  • Skin products: Skin care products and cosmetics containing oil can contribute in acne formation.
  • Diet: some types of diet as cow's milk are associated with worsening acne.


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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

I like this topic

Anonymous said...

this problem is very common among young people

Anonymous said...

whate is the treatment?

Altruition said...

Dang. Luckily for me, my acne isn't as bad as those of many of my friends.