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Teen Acne Treatment and Prevention

Research and fact sheets on acne prevention and treatment for teens. Parenting help for teens who are dealing with acne problems or just the occasional blemish.

Help Your Teen Prevent Acne
While we know that acne is a temporary for our teens, we sympathize when we see that they have a pimple the size of a small mountain on their cheek, or at least they think it's that big!Here are some tips on how we can help our teens prevent acne and its consequences.

Acne Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a question regarding your teen's acne? Here you will find questions for parents of teens about acne and their answers.

Fast Facts about Teen Acne
The truth is no one is sure what causes acne. Scientists think a hormone called androgen plays a role. Androgen stimulates the sebum-producing glands... learn more here.

What are the most current statistics of teenagers having plastic surgery done?
The most current statistics of teenagers having plastic surgery procedures done are listed here, sourced by the ASPS.

6 Steps to Help You Treat Your Child's Teen Acne
Remember your own acne-filled teenage years? It can be even tougher to watch your kid suffer through bouts of pimple-induced anxiety. But with a bit of know-how, you can greatly reduce (or even completely clear up) your child's acne.

Teenage Acne in Boys
During the onset of puberty the body begins to produce hormones called androgens. Boys tend to produce more of them, and the acne tends to be more severe, sorry!

What Is Acne?
Part of an onsite FAQ on acne.

How Does Acne Develop?
Part of an onsite FAQ on acne.

How Is Acne Treated?
Part of an onsite FAQ on acne.

What Causes Acne?
Part of an onsite FAQ on acne.

Parenting Tips - Teen Health - Preventing Blemishes
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