What Are Spots?

Teenage Spots are a common place problem that results from acne. Often the best way to cure Teenage Spots like acne and pimples is to ensure proper hygiene habits like washing your face at least twice a day to be rid of excess oils and dirt that may clog your pores, keeping your hands away from your face so that bacteria does not spread, and not picking at pimples as they will later turn into scars.

The skins surface is constantly replenishing itself by shedding dead skin cells to replace them with new ones. Sebum, the essential oil that is needed to lubricate the skin is produced by the sebaceous glands and is secreted through the pores to the skin’s surface.If dead skin cells are not removed, then they stick together and clog up the pore openings.

During teenage years, sebaceous glands can produce more oil than is needed. This can cause an oily complexion and if the pores are blocked the oil can gather in the hair root providing a great place for the spot causing bacteria to grow. The combination of clogged pores, bacteria growth and trapped oil, means spots can form and appears on the skins surface. spots

  • Acne is a common skin condition frequently characterized by inflamed spots.
  • Acne is one of the most common diagnoses made for people aged between 15 years and 19 years of age.
  • Acne prevalence among adolescents ranges from 40% to 95%, with higher frequency noted in males.
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