Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands which is usually associated with excessive sebum secretion, affecting areas which are rich in sebaceous glands, disease affects almost all male and females during puberty. it is not caused by bacterial infection although bacteria play an important role in the development of acne or pimples. Face, neck, back, chest and shoulders are the most common areas affected by acne.



  • Hereditary
  • Cosmetics
  • Certain drugs
  • Stress
  • Hormonal disturbances after using hormonal contraceptive pills
  • Exposure to heavy oils
  • Exposure to cobalt radiation
  • Accumulation of dead skin cells
  • Tropical climate
  • High glycemic load diet


Acne Signs & Symptoms:

  • Blackheads
  • Whiteheads
  • Papules.
  • Pustules (what many people call pimples).
  • Cysts
  • Nodules
  • Low self-esteem
  • Depression
  • Dark spots on the skin
  • Scars