I’ve had acne since the 4th grade and it started to get better but now I’m in 8th grade and I’m getting more on my face, back, and chest. What do I do?

Updated 28 October 2015 under Ask Us.

Acne (also known as “pimples”) is very common among teenagers, young adults and even older adults. Just about every teen will have a breakout at some point. Having to deal […]

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I have never had sex but I have multiple bubble like bumps on my inner labia. What do you think it is?

Updated 27 August 2015 under Ask Us.

There can be a few different reasons why you might have “bubbles” or bumps on your inner labia. The multiple tiny bumps may be a condition called papillomatosis which is […]

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I know that I have to wash my face, but is there any other way to get rid of acne without using medications?

Updated 26 May 2015 under Ask Us.

Yes, there are things you can do to care for your skin and there are also things you should avoid that can irritate your skin and cause acne. Talk to […]

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I have bad pimples on my legs. Is this normal and how do I get rid of them?

Updated 22 October 2014 under Ask Us.

Pimples on your legs can be caused from a variety of things. For example: you could be reacting to a certain kind of material that your pants or jeans are […]

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I have pimples near my vagina…what’s happening?

Updated 9 October 2014 under Ask Us.

If you shave your pubic hair, it’s entirely possible that the bumps that look like pimples could be caused from ingrown hairs. If this is the case, it’s best not […]

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My face is full of small pimples. What can I do to prevent this?

Updated 12 March 2014 under Ask Us.

Pimples and zits are a common skin condition called acne. About 70-90% of teens (girls and guys) will have some kind of acne breakout during their adolescent years. Here are […]

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Why do I have pimples right before my period?

Updated 22 January 2014 under Ask Us.

Young women often complain of “pimples” (also called acne) just before their periods. The medical term for this is called “premenstrual acne” and it’s usually due to the hormones that […]

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Menstrual Period: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

Updated 22 October 2020 under Health Guides.

PMS stands for Premenstrual Syndrome; “pre” means “before” and “menstrual” refers to the menstrual cycle or periods. Not all girls will get PMS. Most girls and women with PMS have symptoms during […]

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Does chocolate causes acne? Is there an “acne diet”?

Updated 16 January 2014 under Ask Us.

Some people believe that chocolate, along with soda, greasy foods, and dirt cause acne, but these are just myths – not true at all. There’s no such thing as an […]

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Acne

Updated 21 December 2021 under Health Guides.

What is acne? Acne is a common and treatable skin condition that causes pimples or “zits” and other skin problems. About 85% of teens will have some kind of acne […]

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