Acne is the most common skin disease in adolescents and young people, that is, the most socially active part of the population. This unpleasant illness affects about 85% of people aged 12 to 25 years, so that clean skin at this age is more an exception than the rule. The presence of inflamed pimples, pustules, and abscesses, black spots (comedones), spots and scars, greasy, untidy skin in the most prominent places causes difficulties in communication, professional design, reduces self-esteem, often lead to the formation of significant psychoemotional disorders, up to the desire for complete isolation. Some young people stop leaving their homes, drop out of school and work, become isolated, and in the end, a minor and utterly banal skin problem grows into a personal tragedy.
At the patient who has addressed to the dermatologist on occasion of acne, there are serious psychological problems. To some extent, expressed shyness, guilt, a sense of their social unacceptability, anger, a state of depression, a lack of faith in the possibility of a cure. Intensive experiences aggravate the course of the disease. In stressful situations, patients, especially women, squeezed out Acne, which further worsens the appearance of the skin due to the inflamed inflammation. On such traumatized areas some scars and spots do not pass for a long time.
Acne is a long-term disease, often aggravated (in girls, as a rule, every month) and often resistant to treatment. At present, we know much more about acne than a decade ago, and a competent specialist can always help a patient. In this regard, the prevailing opinion in the past that eels will pass by themselves with age, and in this connection it is not worth spending efforts on their treatment; now it merely sounds absurd. It is not always possible to immediately find the right individual approach, but the applied efforts and the demonstrated perseverance are always rewarded with a good result. In the arsenal of specialists, there are some effective medicines of different groups. The choice of the drug depends on the form of the disease, the prevalence of specific symptoms, the sex of the patient, the presence of contraindications.