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Body Acne


Acne is a chronic disorder, that may be occur by excess production of oil from sebaceous glands that may cause the hair follicles on the face and chest and Back Acne is one of its type. Because inflammatory skin disease that effects the tiny pores that cover the face, arms, back and chest as well as the oil glands attached to them. The main common cause of skin disease characterized by pimples on the back. It may occur when pores of the skin become clogged with oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria. It may be occur at any age and usually it occurs during adolescence in both men and women. Mostly 85 percent of people between the ages of twelve and twenty-five develop acne. Up to 20 percent of women over twenty-five develop mild acne.

Causes of Body Acne

Various risk factors that may cause body acne:

  • The main cause of body acne is Excessive exposer to chlorine elements. It may lead to formation of back acne.
  • Another risk factor that may cause body acne include personal hygiene and it include Abrasive soaps, hard scrubbing, or picking at pimples will make them worse.
  • Cosmetics such as Oil-based makeup and hair sprays may also cause body acne.
  • Environmental Effects such as exposure to oils and greases, polluted air, and sweating in hot weather may cause acne.
  • Acne may also cause by an interaction between hormones, skin oils, and bacteria that results in inflammation of hair follicles.
  • Hormonal changes such as teenagers are more likely to develop acne.
  • If you are taking certain drugs, then it may also cause body acne. Because it can be side effect of drugs such as tranquilizers, antidepressants, and anabolic steroids. Any medicine that is containing halogens such as iodide, chlorides, bromides also leads to acne.

Symptoms of Body Acne

Body Acne has various symptoms such as:

  • Psychological symptoms such as reduced self-esteem and depression are also there.
  • Papules such as inflamed lesions that may be appear as small, pink bumps on the skin.
  • Cysts and nodules such as large, inflamed, pus-filled lesions that are lodged deep and can drain, causing pain and scarring
  • Pustules such as persistent, or swellings on the skin.
  • Dark spots with open pores at the center may also be occur, which are known as blackheads.

Treatment of Body Acne

There are many treatments available for body acne, especially for the most severe types. Hormonal acne can be treated with Antiandrogens, Corticosteroids, Oral Contraceptives and natural alternatives. There are several possible treatments available such as Retnoids.

  • For the treatment of this disorder include Comedo extraction. It is one of the treatment but you should performed if you have sterile condition by a dermatologist.
  • Various Chemical Agents such as Glycolic, Light Chemical Peels acid and other chemical agents are applied by a dermatologist to loosen blackheads and decrease acne papules.
  • Another natural acne treatment for body acne is Clearin and does not have any of the dangerous side effects that are associated with many acne medications.
  • Another important treatment for this disorder is Ultraviolet light therapy. It has not been proven effective as an acne treatment, but it can serve the purpose to some extent.
  • You should drink plenty of water. Because it helps to cleanse the system, and results in clearer, more hydrated skin.
  • You should avoid harsh cleansers or toners, because it may aggravate acne and may also cause further irritation and redness.
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   Perioral Dermatitis
   Periorbital Cellulitis
   Pityriasis Alba
   Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica
   Pityriasis Rosea
   Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris
   Pityrosporum Folliculitis
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   Pseudofolliculitis Barbae
   Puffy Eyes
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   Telogen Effluvium
   Tinea Capitis
   Tinea Corporis
   Tinea Cruris
   Tinea Versicolor
   Urticaria Pigmentosa
   Venous Angioma

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