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Acne

A slang term for a break-out.
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Changing your workout attire by eliminating tight-fighting clothing and adding more breathable, moisture-wicking fabrics can help prevent acne mechanica," said Dr.
Acne mechanica is a form of acne seen in athletes that is a result of heat, pressure, occlusion, and friction.
Prevention and treatment of acne mechanica include obvious measures such as wearing a clean T-shirt made of cotton or a material that whisks away moisture against the skin or underneath a uniform, washing the affected areas immediately following athletic activity, and applying a keratolytic solution -- such as one containing salicylic acid and resorcinol - directly to the rash.