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  • Acne | Isotretinoin

    Isotretinoin is a medicine used to treat very bad acne. It is usually used for cystic acne that did not… period is late, stop taking isotretinoin and call your doctor right away. Questions for your doctor Can I take isotretinoin for mild acne? Will isotretinoin…

  • Acne

    Acne is a common skin condition. It causes bumps on the skin known as pimples to appear on the face… face more often? Does dairy cause acne? Will chlorine irritate my acne? Can I cover my acne breakout with makeup? Will my acne scar my…

  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic skin disease that blocks sweat glands and hair follicle openings, leading to painful red bumps… What is hidradenitis suppurativa? Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic (long-term) skin disease. HS is considered a severe form of acne. People who have it develop…

  • Sty

    A sty is a painful, red bump that forms on the edge of your eyelid. It may look like an… What is a sty? A sty is a painful, red bump that forms on the edge of your eyelid. It may look like an…

  • Rosacea

    Rosacea is a common skin condition that occurs on the face. It causes redness and small bumps that are similar… What is rosacea? Rosacea is a common skin condition that occurs on the face. It causes redness and small bumps that are similar to…

  • Hirsutism

    Hirsutism causes women to have excess hair on their face or body. It can have different causes, including genetics and… dark hair is different from the normal, fine “baby” hair on other parts of the body. Other symptoms of hirsutism may include: Acne. Abnormal menstrual periods. Deepening…

  • Keloids

    Keloids are a type of raised scar. They occur where the skin has healed after an injury and can grow… who have dark skin. Anything that can cause a scar can cause a keloid. This includes being burned, cut, or having severe acne. Keloids can…

  • Common Newborn Rashes and Birthmarks

    Many newborn babies have skin conditions. Some are born with birthmarks. Some get rashes. Most are harmless and usually clear… Many babies develop rashes soon after birth. Most of these are common and can be treated at home. Common newborn rashes Baby acne Appearance: White…

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

    Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name for a group of symptoms that you may experience up to 14 days before… be worse some months and better others. It is also common for you to have some of these symptoms but not others: acne back pain…

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that occurs when imbalanced hormones cause cysts to form on a woman’s… have trouble getting pregnant. Some women who have PCOS do not experience any symptoms. Other signs and symptoms of PCOS may include: Acne Overweight and obesity…

  • Keratosis Pilaris

    Keratosis pilaris is a harmless skin condition that causes small bumps to appear on the skin. They can appear anywhere… like sandpaper. They may itch, but they don’t hurt. If you have keratosis pilaris on your face, it may look like acne, and you may…

  • Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy

    Skin changes are a normal part of pregnancy. Many conditions aren’t preventable and don’t require treatment. Most go away after… go away. Creams and lotions could help itching and keep the skin soft. Most fade over time but may never disappear completely. Acne Symptoms: Breakouts…

  • Central Precocious Puberty

    Central precocious puberty, also known as gonadotropin-dependent precocious puberty, occurs when girls less than 8 years old and boys less… is that they occur at a younger age. Common puberty symptoms for girls are: Breast development. Pubic or body hair. Growth spurt. Acne. Body odor…

  • How to Protect Yourself From Job-related Skin Problems

    Workers of all ages and in almost all jobs can have skin problems that are related to their occupation. Learn… from your skin. This can cause your skin to crack and dry out. The substances can block your skin pores and cause acne or inflammation…

  • Tuberous Sclerosis

    Tuberous sclerosis is a rare disease that causes tumors, or growths, in the brain and other organs. They are usually… They include: White spots on your skin that glow under a special lamp A rash on your face that may look like acne Problems with your kidneys…

  • For Parents: What to Expect When Your Child Goes Through Puberty

    Puberty is the time in life when your child’s body becomes sexually mature. Your child will experience many changes in… gets hair in her armpits, on her legs, and on her pubic area. She has her first menstrual period. She may develop acne. For boys…

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

    Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) affects your adrenal glands, which produce hormones. Learn about the symptoms and treatment… some masculine features. People who have CAH often are tall as children, but shorter than average as adults. They may have worse acne and blood pressure problems. When…

  • Cushing's Syndrome

    Cushing’s syndrome is a disease that occurs when your body makes too much of the hormone cortisol, or you get… or purple stretch marks on your skin (especially the arms, breasts, abdomen and thighs). Fatigue. Round and puffy face. Muscle weakness. Depression. Acne. Irritability. Irregular…