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ˈæk niac·ne

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acnenoun

    an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD1.7 / 3 votes

  1. acne

    Pimples, "zits"

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  1. Rajani Katta:

    Before that time, if a patient asked about the link between food and acne, most dermatologists would have advised them that it wasn't an important factor, this was mainly based on studies from the 1960s, which compared sugary chocolate bars to sugary non-chocolate bars and found no difference in acne.

  2. Raymond Casciari:

    It has astringent properties and kills the bacteria on your skin, it also shrinks down the blood vessels around the acne.

  3. Darrell Rigel:

    It goes back to the formulation, if you have acne, you don't want to apply something that's very greasy to your face. So, there are gels, which are alcohol-based, that will not be as greasy for that, and they’re also not going to cause acne.

  4. Amy Ross:

    One of the main causes of acne is an accumulation of dead skin cells and oil—which has nothing to do with how hydrated you are.

  5. Sherry Ross:

    If you use a razor, laser, or wax your pubic hair, make sure the skin is always kept clean before and afterremoving the hair, loofah the skin after to help prevent acne and ingrown hairs during the regrowth process.

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