Acne is a common skin condition caused by inflammation of the hair follicles and oil-producing (sebaceous) glands of the skin. Hair follicles are the tiny tubes that hold the hair in the scalp.
Acne may begin during puberty, and affects about 80% of all adolescents. It occurs when skin cells are not being shed normally, and these sticky cells block the skin's hair follicles. This traps a body oil called sebum, which is produced by nearby sebaceous glands. The blocked, oil-filled...Read more
What is Trans Fat? A large number of manufacturers began adding trans fat to processed food about twenty-five years ago as a means to... Read more »
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Generic Name: SODIUM SULFACETAMIDE SUSPENSION - TOPICAL (ACNE ONLY)Pronounced: (sull-fuh-SEET-uh-mide)sulfacetamide sodium (Acne) Top... Read more »
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Whiteheads are white, raised bumps caused by collections of oil and skin in pores. Whiteheads are also known as closed comedomes and pimples. See:... Read more »