You are not alone. Acne is common among teens and young adults. In fact, in the United States, 85% of young people between the ages of 12-24 will experience some type of acne. Having to deal with acne can definitely affect your self-esteem, however the good news is there are treatments available that work. Talk to your health care provider and ask for a referral to see a dermatologist (a doctor who specializes in care for skin). Read more here: http://youngmenshealthsite.org/guides/acne/
- Self-Esteem and Body Image
- I just used an acne over the counter cleanser with 5% benzoyl peroxide. After using it for the first time my skin felt a little irritated.
- I know that I have to wash my face, but is there any other way to get rid of acne without using medications?
- What is the treatment of pimples?