Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Dictionary » Acne vulgaris (late onset)

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 ...more

Acne vulgaris (late onset): See also:

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

Acne vulgaris (late onset): Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Acne vulgaris (late onset):

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))

Acne vulgaris (late onset): Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Acne vulgaris (late onset):

Interesting Medical Articles:

Medical dictionaries:

More Medical Dictionary Topics

  • Meatus
  • Meatus acusticus externus
  • Meatus acusticus internus
  • Meatus nasi
  • Meatus nasopharyngeus
  • Meatus urinarius
  • MEB
  • MEB (Muscle-Eye-Brain) syndrome
  • Mebendazole
  • Mebeverine

    Find out more

    Search to find out more about Acne vulgaris (late onset):

    powered by

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise