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Category: Acne

Adult Acne – Christine Powell, M.D.

Acne, with its skin blemishes and pimples, is commonly associated with adolescence. But adults, and particularly adult women, can be plagued by acne, too. The U.T. Health Science Center at Tyler’s Dr. Christine Powell talks about diagnosing and treated adult acne.

What is adult acne? (first question)

What is it that makes women particularly susceptible to adult acne? (skip to 0:28)

Are there different causes for adult acne in men? (skip to 0:41)

How is adult acne treated? (skip tp 1:37)

Are over-the-counter products, such as Proactiv, effective in treating adult acne? (skip to 1:31)

Do diet and nutrition play a role in making acne better or worse? (skip to 2:00)

When is it time to see a doctor for acne? (skip to 2:23)

How do you know if what you have is acne rather than rosacea. And define rosacea? (skip to 2:47)

What are the most common myths about acne? (skip to 3:21)

Are there common mistakes that people make in treating acne? (skip to 3:41)

What is the best way to deal with a pimple or a skin blemish connected to acne? (skip to 4:00)