Acne, a common affliction in adolescents from 12 to 18, it is not surprising that a wide variety of topical and oral medications and treatments have been developed.
Several factors contribute to the development of acne:
- Oil overproduction
- Follicular hyperkeratosis
- Increased production of bacterial acne in the follicles
- Inflammatory response
There are different types of Acne, the most common types:
- Non-inflammatory – whiteheads and blackheads
- Inflammatory-papules and pustules
- Cystic- cysts and nodules under the skin usually leading to scarring
When treating acne, a multifactorial plan is best as it decreases resistance risk and one can get faster and more efficacious treatment responses.