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Contents for Acne
  1. Introduction: Acne
  2. Causes (65 conditions)
  3. Causes of Types
  4. Drug causes (424 listings)
  5. Drug interaction causes (16 listings)
  6. Diagnostic tests (2 listings)
  7. Questions your doctor may ask (and why) (18 listings)
  8. Combined symptoms
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Acne

Blackheads: Blackheads is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Acne (Blackheads): See detailed list of causes below.

Acne (medical symptom): Pimples and blackheads on the skin

Article Excerpts for Blackheads:

Acne (medical symptom): Acne is a disorder resulting from the action of hormones on the skin's oil glands (sebaceous glands), which leads to plugged pores and outbreaks of lesions commonly called pimples or zits. Acne lesions usually occur on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. Nearly 17 million people in the United States have acne, making it the most common skin disease. Although acne is not a serious health threat, severe acne can lead to disfiguring, permanent scarring, which can be upsetting to people who are affected by the disorder. (Source: excerpt from Health Topics Questions and Answers About Acne: NIDDK)

Acne is a disorder resulting from the action of hormones on the skin's oil glands (sebaceous glands), which leads to plugged pores and outbreaks of lesions commonly called pimples or zits. Acne lesions usually occur on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Acne: NIAMS)

The most common form of acne is known as acne vulgaris, which means common acne. Most women will experience at least a few acne pimples over the course of their lives. (Source: excerpt from Acne: NWHIC)

Causes of Acne (Blackheads)

The list of medical condition causes of Acne (Blackheads) includes:

All 65 causes of Acne

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More Symptom Information for Blackheads

For a medical symptom description of 'Blackheads', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Acne (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Blackheads' may be possible.

More information on symptom: Acne:

Blackheads: Blackheads is listed as an alternate name or description for Acne. For a medical symptom description of 'Blackheads', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Acne (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Blackheads (medical condition): Pimples and blackheads on the face and skin.

Blackheads: Acne is a disorder resulting from the action of hormones on the skin's oil glands (sebaceous glands), which leads to plugged pores and outbreaks of lesions commonly called pimples or zits. Acne lesions usually occur on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. Nearly 17 million people in the United States have acne, making it the most common skin disease. Although acne is not a serious health threat, severe acne can lead to disfiguring, permanent scarring, which can be upsetting to people who are affected by the disorder. (Source: excerpt from Health Topics Questions and Answers About Acne: NIDDK)

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