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Black Skin Teacher

Skin Infections
  • Acne can occur at any stage but commonly occurs during puberty when the sebaceous glands activate.
  • The hormone ANDROGEN found in males and females can over stimulate oil glands thereby causing acne.
  • Some medications containing Androgen and lithium can also trigger acne.
  • Propionibacteriun acnes (P. acnes) is the name of the bacteria that lives on the skin and contributes to the infection of acne.
  • Acne can be experienced before, during, or even after MENSTRUATION sometimes even OVULATION in some females.
  • Greasy cosmetics can cause acne.
  • Emotional stress as well.
  • Food sensitivity
  • Too much sugar in diet
  • High levels of humidity and sweating


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