Acne vulgaris

What is Acne vulgaris?

Acne,medically known as Acne Vulgaris, is a skin disease that involves the oil glands at the base of hair follicles. It commonly occurs during puberty when the sebaceous (oil) glands come to life .The glands are stimulated by male hormones produced by the adrenal glands of both males and females. Acne is not dangerous, but can leave skin scars.

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hello doctor i am from kolkata west bengal india and i am suffering from acne vulgaris ,my skin is very sensitive but i have black spot under my...

doctor1 MD


I can understand your concern for pimples marks on your face. Acne or pimples are youth related problem and is not a disease per say.

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Hi Dr,well I'm a 19 years old male and I'm very concerned as I'd like to know whether can excessive masturbation while on medication (Roaccutane...

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Hello there.
No, masturbation is not known to cause any interactions with any medications and is only a personal choice and comfort as to how many...

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i m doing treatment for my acne vulgaris my dr has given me microbenz cream to apply on my face n cefadur500. after i finish my treatment will my...

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Welcome to healthcare magic.
Acne vulgaris is an age related, hormone mediated chronic condition which can recur till you are around 26...

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