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Unbelievable amount of pimples and blackheads

Almost everyone gets pimples during puberty. One is a few pimples. In some people, acne is a worse skin condition. Acne can cause stress and psychological problems.

Acne can persist after puberty or start in adulthood. In acne vulgaris, there are blackheads (comedones), red papules (papules) and pimples (pustules) on the skin. Inflammation develops under the skin that can leave scars. Squeezing pimples or scratching them increases inflammation.

How does acne develop?

Acne is caused by an inflammation of the skin around the sebaceous glands (sebaceous gland follicles). Several factors play a role in the development of acne. Usually acne starts in puberty, when the skin changes due to hormones. The sebaceous glands in the face, back and chest enlarge and then produce more sebum or sebum. If you secrete too much sebum, the sebum can build up. The output duct of the sebaceous gland can then become blocked. We call these accumulations of sebum blackheads or comedones.

There are open blackheads (black comedones) and closed blackheads (white comedones) that lie under the skin. The accumulation of sebum is made worse because cells in the skin dry out and die (keratinization). This makes the sebaceous gland narrower. The sebaceous glands contain bacteria that convert the sebum into fatty acids. Due to the accumulated sebum and the irritating free fatty acids, the clogged follicle expands further and eventually tears open. The irritants then get into the skin and cause inflammation. This causes pimples and pimples.

Spaghetti pimple pop

With acne we see many types of skin abnormalities such as white and black blackheads (comedones), red pimples (papules) and bumps (nodules) and pimples (pustules). Because there are many types of skin abnormalities, we also call acne a “polymorphic” (= multiform) skin condition. When acne is severe enough, subcutaneous inflammation develops that can leave unsightly scars after healing. Squeezing pimples or scratching promotes inflammation.

Where on the body does acne occur?

Acne doesn’t just happen on the face. Acne occurs in areas where most of the sebaceous glands are located. In addition to the face, acne can therefore occur on the back, shoulders, chest, neck and neck. Acne can also occur on the upper arms and buttocks. It is striking that in women the pimples are mainly on the face and neck, and in men the acne regularly spreads to the shoulders, the top of the chest (torso) and the upper and middle back. The lower back, forearms, flanks and legs are places where acne does not normally occur. The photo below shows the preferred sites of acne.

Acne on the back

Acne on the back is also referred to as “back acne” in English literature. Pimples on the back often cause pain, itching and bleeding regularly due to friction off the clothing. Acne on the back often leaves scars.

Never ending amount of whiteheads

Acne vulgaris or acne is the medical term for (youth) pimples. There is no other skin condition more famous than acne. Also, today there are many types of disciplines that deal with the treatment of acne and acne scars. Not only the dermatologist and general practitioner but also beauticians, skin therapists and cosmetic doctors and plastic surgeons are all involved in the treatment of acne. On this page you will find an overview of the symptoms, causes and treatments of acne.

Almost everyone gets acne during puberty. Between the ages of 12 and 24, approximately 85% of adolescents and young adults have some form of acne. Most girls get acne between the ages of 14 and 18 and most boys get acne between the ages of 16 and 19. Girls get acne at a slightly younger age than boys. In most cases, acne clears up before the age of 25. At the age of 40, 1% of men and 5% of women still have acne complaints. Fortunately, acne remains a benign condition of the skin. However, research has shown that acne can cause emotional and psychosocial problems in many adolescents and young adults. In some cases, acne not only leads to feelings of shame and anxiety, but also to inferiority complexes and depressive moods.

Do you want to use a remedy to reduce your acne without a prescription? Then use a product with benzoyl peroxide. You can buy this at the pharmacy or drugstore. A drug containing benzoyl peroxide is not reimbursed, not even with a prescription.

Satisfying acne treatment

Skin care is very important for acne. If your skin is prone to acne or blemishes, you will benefit from a regular skincare routine with products specially formulated to meet the specific needs of your skin.

Before you choose skin care products, it is important that you know a little more about how impurities are formed. This involves many complex and interrelated factors. Think of inflammation, seborrhea, hyperkeratosis and bacterial growth. The best products for blemish- and acne-prone skin work on all of these factors to support your skin, reduce blemishes and prevent them from returning.

Read further? You can learn more about all of these factors and how they affect each other in “How Acne Causes” and more information about how micro-inflammation causes acne in “The Science Behind Micro-Inflammation.”

What are the best products for acne and how can you effectively fight acne? What is the best soap for acne? Is salicylic acid an effective acne remedy? When choosing products for acne-prone skin, pay attention to the following active ingredients. When part of effective and gentle formulas, they can help reduce and prevent blemishes and provide the care your skin needs:

Everyone is surprised by what’s inside this 20-year-old bump 

If you see small, dark spots on your nose, cheeks, or chin, you probably have blackheads. But if you’ve scoured the entire internet for information about blackheads, you may have stumbled upon sebaceous threads as well. You may be wondering: what exactly are sebaceous threads? Especially if you have tried products to combat blackheads, but this did not give the desired result.

Blackheads and sebaceous threads are easily confused because they both appear on the same areas of your face. They may look similar, but they are actually very different. Read more to find out what exactly sebaceous threads are, how to distinguish them from blackheads and how to get rid of them.

What are sebaceous threads?
Sebaceous threads occur naturally in the skin and they resemble hairs. They have a special job: to regulate the flow of sebum in your pores. These threads are a natural part of the hair follicles in the (pore) structure, everyone has them. However, if you have oily skin with large pores that get clogged easily, you will be more likely to notice sebum threads. A sebum thread becomes visible when the inside of the pore fills with sebum (oil).

A sebum thread can potentially become a blackhead – the determining factor here is whether the sebum in the pore wall comes into contact with oxygen (because oxygen is added, the sebum darkens and turns into a blackhead).

Dr. Lee uses laser to threat bumps on patient’s nose.

Almost everyone gets acne during puberty. In acne, the sebaceous glands of the skin are inflamed. For one it is a few pimples, for the other it is an extensive skin condition that can even cause psychological problems and determine the pleasure in daily life.

Fortunately, there are now a range of acne treatments available. The condition is annoying, but not dangerous. For most people it is over before the 25th year. Sometimes acne can persist after puberty or only start in adulthood.


Acne is caused by an inflammation of the part of the skin that contains the sebaceous gland. Usually acne starts in puberty when the skin undergoes all kinds of changes due to hormones. The sebaceous glands in the face, back and chest enlarge and produce more sebum or sebum. If too much sebum is made, it accumulates and can clog the sebaceous gland’s output duct. These accumulations of sebum are called blackheads or comedones. There are black and white blackheads.

Blackheads not only contain sebum, they also contain bacteria and fatty acids. At some point, the sebaceous gland ruptures. The sebum, the bacteria and the fatty acids end up in the skin. As a result, the skin inflames and pimples and pimples appear.

Dr. lee removes big cyst on patients neck.

Acne means pimples. The pimples are on the face, on the back, on the chest, or on the shoulders. The skin contains glands that produce sebum (a greasy protective substance). When these glands become clogged or inflamed, pimples form.

Nevertheless, acne is the most common in young people between the ages of 15 and 25. Almost everyone gets acne during puberty, some more than others. Very occasionally acne does not start until adulthood. Acne is a visible skin condition that can be quite annoying and cause psychological problems.

What are the symptoms of acne?
With acne, pimples appear on the face, back, chest or shoulders.

Characteristic of acne are the blackheads (comedones). A white bump appears on the sebaceous gland. This is an accumulation of sebum. Later that dot can turn black: an ‘open’ blackhead. When the sebaceous gland becomes inflamed, a red pimple develops, often with a yellow head of pus. Sometimes acne can scar.

Acne can make you insecure and gloomy. Often acne is on the face and is very visible. You may feel ashamed or unhappy about it. Then try to talk to someone about it. Of course you can also go to your doctor to talk about your bad feelings.

The biggest lipoma you’ll ever see.

Your body produces hormones that produce sebum. Sebum makes the skin oily. This keeps your skin healthy, but sometimes it clogs the sebaceous glands (pores). Then you get blackheads. If they get inflamed, you get pimples. So you don’t get pimples from fat and unhealthy food or from sweating a lot, that’s a myth.

When and how long you get pimples varies from person to person, but most get pimples between the ages of 12 and 25. Girls on average around the age of 14 and boys on average around the age of 16.

Tips against pimples
Wash your face every day with lukewarm water. Use as little soap as possible. Gently pat your face dry (don’t rub hard).
It is better not to use make-up on the spots where there are pimples. Opt for water-based makeup. Do not remove make-up with a cleansing milk, but with lukewarm water.
There are many remedies for sale against pimples, but they do not always help or for everyone. They can actually make the pimples worse. If you still want to use a cleanser or cream, choose a water-based product.

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The classical case of blackheads.

A human body always produces sebum. This is positive, because sebum forms a protective layer for the skin. If your skin is too oily, it will produce a surplus of sebum. This, combined with environmental dirt, makeup, and dead skin cells, can make your pores clog faster. While pores should actually be traffic-free highways instead of dead-end streets. These blockages are the culprit: they cause blackheads and pimples. Fortunately, you can protect oily skin against blackheads and other imperfections. A simple step-by-step plan helps with this.

What is the best way to remove blackheads, acne and pimples?

Don’t squeeze, okay, but how do you get rid of impurities quickly? Daily care can have a huge effect on your skin. That is why we would like to present a step-by-step plan to remove blackheads and pimples.

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Multiple dark colored blackheads

Acne also forms deep below the surface of the skin. The bumps associated with acne go hand in hand with a painful, throbbing sensation. The well-known pimples and acne have a white – white due to the sebum that is accumulated here – head. The skin condition acne, which many young people but also adults have to deal with, is linked to hormones that are out of balance.

If you have acne and are sensitive to an outbreak of pimples, you often get them around your period and around the chin and jawline. Tip: never, never squeeze, because they can ignite very quickly. Classic pimples are also called pustules. It is a pus-filled, superficial blister in the skin. They are hard, red, often with a white or yellow heart that almost begs to be squeezed. Do not be tempted, because by squeezing you also run a greater risk of a scar afterwards.

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