- Q Can adults get acne?
Jeanette Jacknin, Alternative & Complementary MedicineYes, in fact, adult acne is very common in women in their 40's, especially around the chin and mouth. For some, an imbalance in both male and female hormones can cause breakouts, or they may be the result of an overproduction of male hormone.... Full Answer
- Q Does puberty cause acne?
Acne occurs when bacteria, skin oil, and hormones interact to cause pimples on the face and upper body. Acne occurs most frequently during puberty because of increased hormone levels. Many teens experience mild acne that can be treated by washing... Full Answer
- Q If I have acne, how should I take care of my skin?
Burke Lennihan RN CCH, Integrative MedicineIn addition to the excellent suggestions from Thomson Reuters, you can use a clay mask to deeply clean your skin including your pores and to dry up pimples. A clay mask could include Queen Helene Mint Julep Mask, Queen Helene Mud Mask, or another health... Full Answer
- Q How can I help my teenager cope with her acne?
Natasha Turner, Alternative & Complementary MedicineThere are fundamental dietary guidelines and supplements that should be included in any treatment plan for optimal results. There is controversy over whether or not dietary habits have any influence on the frequency or severity of acne or related skin... Full Answer
- Q Should you pop a pimple-and if so, how?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicinePopping pimples can be dangerous-if you do it the way most people do it. But if done correctly, it can save you pain (and maybe some embarrassment). Don't squeeze a pimple with your fingers; that can damage the skin around the pimple and can worsen its... Full Answer