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Acne vulgaris (late onset)

Introduction: Acne vulgaris (late onset)

Description of Acne vulgaris (late onset)

Acne vulgaris (late onset) (medical condition): Many adults suffer from acne at some stage in their life. The causes are not well known but the onset of acne in an adult for the first ...more

Acne vulgaris (late onset): See also:

Adult Acne:
  »Introduction: Adult Acne
  »Symptoms of Adult Acne
  »Causes of Adult Acne
  »Treatments for Adult Acne

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Acne vulgaris (late onset) as a Disease

Acne vulgaris (late onset): Another name for Adult Acne (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Adult Acne
  »Symptoms of Adult Acne
  »Causes of Adult Acne
  »Treatments for Adult Acne

Acne vulgaris (late onset): Related Diseases

Acne vulgaris (late onset): Acne vulgaris (late onset) is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Acne vulgaris (late onset)

Some of the causes of Acne vulgaris (late onset) are included in the list below:

  • Persistent acne in an adult woman with endocrine (hormonal) signs may indicate a serious underlying endocrine disorder eg polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Cushing's syndrome

Symptoms of Acne vulgaris (late onset) (Adult Acne)

Some of the symptoms of Acne vulgaris (late onset) incude:

  • Pimples and pimple-like lesions on face, neck (esp. back of neck), upper arms, upper back, chest (décolletage area), shoulders
  • Comedones (whitehead and blackhead pimples)
  • Red nodules and cysts
  • Facial itching and localised pain at site of pimple
  • Endocrine symptoms: irregular periods, infertility, obesity, facial hair in female, deepening of voice in female

Treatments for Acne vulgaris (late onset) (Adult Acne)

Treatments for Acne vulgaris (late onset) (Adult Acne) include:

  • Topical commercial/over-the-counter acne treatments
  • Topical Benzoyl-peroxide preparations
  • Topical retinoids (Vitamin A derivatives) eg tretinoin cream or gel
  • Topical antibiotics (eg clindamycin, erythromycin)
  • Oral contraceptive pill - some forms especially good for acne treatment

Treatment of Acne vulgaris (late onset): For more treatment information about Acne vulgaris (late onset), see treatment of Adult Acne (Acne vulgaris (late onset))

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