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Acne

A slang term for a break-out.
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Taking to the internet, Kara began to read up about cystic acne and became convinced it was what she had.
The patient had recently completed her fourth course of oral isotretinoin treatment for cystic acne in August.
Plasma homocysteine level is elevated in patients on isotretinoin therapy for cystic acne: A prospective controlled study.
One of Bankson's many YouTube clips, "Foundation Routine Flawless Skin (Full Coverage Tutorial) Cystic Acne & Scaring," had nearly 12 million views since December 2010.
It has been suggested that women with PCOS have a lower self-esteem, a more negative self-image, and have higher levels of depression and psychological distress owing to the physical appearance characteristics of hyper-androgenism, including obesity, hirsutism, cystic acne, seborrhea and hair loss, possibly by influencing feminine identity (9, 10, 16, 17).
Growing up, Maryam had severe cystic acne that chipped away at her fragile self-esteem.
The pipeline includes multiple applications including creams and lotions for "anti-aging" or "age reversing" stimulating follicle growth, facilitating skin repair and curing cystic acne.
Therefore, it has a positive effect on acne, especially in the case of cystic acne. In many cases, the treatment allows the avoidance of potentially toxic treatments like RE-Accutane.
The actual scars are a result of tissue damage that has occurred due to the inflammation caused by the more severe forms of acne such as nodular or cystic acne.
To diagnose congenital adrenal hyperplasia, look for premature pubarche with early pubic hair, cystic acne, and accelerated growth in girls.
Isotretinoin, an oral retinoid, (brand name Accutane) is used for severe cystic acne. Accutane has many serious side effects with the most serious being teratogenic (causing fetal birth defects), miscarriages and premature births.
Following clinical trials in the mid-1970s, oral isotretinoin was initially used only for severe cystic acne; but it also proved effective for less severe, but persistent, cases where conventional topical and oral therapies had proved ineffective [2].