Acne continues to frustrate women into adulthood

Acne-related concerns continue to negatively affect women’s social, professional, and personal lives, according to a US study. The qualitative study, published in JAMA Dermatology, involved semi-structured interviews with 50 women aged 18-40 years and with moderate to severe acne. Many reported prior treatment with topical retinoids (78%), topical antibiotics (43%), combined oral contraceptives (43%), spironolactone ...

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