The definition of acne

Acne is one of the sebaceous gland disorders. It arises mainly where people have body hair. Therefore, the shapes of acne in different ways, not only between men and women but also within the sexes. As particularly at risk for acne sebaceous count with a lot of space due to a thin hair.

For acne, the sebaceous is swollen and red as recognizable. Also an itch and then a pain in a press on it. From person to person, the acne is different from their appearance in quantity. Are equal, but mostly the body parts in which it arises.

Where it appears the acne

Acne develops most often there where not only are a lot of hair but where skin surfaces rub together. As a so-called intertrigo us “body parts, which offer the perfect environment for acne, are the armpits, groins, genitals, and folds of the buttocks. Behind the knees can also develop acne. In women, the breast fold and also as a potential body site for acne.

Why does the acne

Especially on acne-prone areas of the body have on human natural body hair, where are the sebaceous glands, which may be affected. For intertrigo us, areas of skin rub against each other again, causing slight train at the hair follicles and thus indirectly to the sebaceous glands. Because of the constant contact with the skin can also penetrate moisture in the form of sweat in the sebaceous glands and transported in the way germs inside. The result is infections that lead to acne. In essence, the acne – is thus also hygienic prejudice against all – is unavoidable. The only decisive factor is the vulnerability of a person to such inflammation of the sebaceous glands.

The tendency to acne in adolescence is naturally the greatest. For the physical developments are accompanied by an increase in body hair. Especially in youth, the intertrigo us skin areas, thus potential sites for acne. Also, the hormonal changes in adolescent care for increased production of sebum in the glands, thereby experiencing the acne even more intense. In more severe inflammatory acne can cause swelling of the lymph nodes and headaches to fever, or even cause blood poisoning.

The acne can be divided into different forms. But the number of developing pimples then determine the severity of this skin disease.

 Types of acne

As “acne” is called the sebaceous gland disease in newborns. The “Acne infant” can occur during childhood and intertrigo us already slightly hairy body sites. The reason for this is often in the metabolic complications. The “acne” is considered the traditional acne. Here are the hormones make, along with suggested oil production in the body of the young adults for possible acne infestation. With 25 to 30 years of life, the fragility of the pilosebaceous follicles of acne is not gone, then dermatologists talk about the “ACNA Tarda,” which, late ‘acne. Like the children, this acne-like mostly due to metabolic problems in the body.

A particular form of acne is the so-called “Acne aestivalis. This ‘summer’ Acne is caused by exposure to UV radiation. Therefore, it is called colloquially called “Mallorca acne.” The “cosmetic acne” arises in connection with fatty substances in cosmetics that promote the inflammations of the sebaceous glands.

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