What Is Hormonal Acne?

Q:
What is hormonal acne?

A:
Hormonal acne is a type of acne related to fluctuations in your hormones. While it is very common in women, it can affect any person of all ages.

People having hormonal acne may have following symptoms:

  • Acne in the T-zone during puberty.
  • Acme on the lower part of the face in adulthood.
  • Blackheads.
  • Whiteheads.
  • Small pimples.
  • Cysts that are deep under the skin and are tender to the touch.

If you find you have symptoms above, you had better consult your doctor. OTC products always fail in treating hormonal acne, therefore you had better not try them. Your doctor will find a treatment most suitable for you after diagnosis and exam.

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