Acne (Anatomy & Physiology) - Jada Joseph Mrs Hess...

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Jada Joseph Mrs. Hess Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 6: Integumentary System November 4, 2015 Acne Acne is not just pimples it can cause many different types of blemishes such as, blackhead, whiteheads, papules, pustules, cysts, and nodules. Acne can also cause low-self esteem, depression, dark spots on the skin, and scars. Acne begins when a pore is clogged with dead cells. When the body creates a great supply of sebum the dead cells combine and become trapped inside of the pore, instead of rising to the surface and shedding. Bacteria on the skin can sometimes get into the pore, inside of the pore is a perfect environment for the bacteria to multiply. With the greater amount of bacteria, the pore becomes inflamed. In order to treat acne,
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