Most of the times, the problem of acne in teenagers is inherited. It also gets worsened or out of control if the pimples are squeezed or scrubbed too hard. The Acne can come up at any place of the body. However, they most commonly appear in the areas where sebaceous glands are present in high proportions.
Those areas are face, chest, shoulders, neck and upper back. The symptoms of acne may differ from person to person. The commonly seen symptoms are formation of whiteheads, blackheads, lesions filled with pus that are very painful and last but not the least swellings.
Too often people get confused as the symptoms of acne may look like some other skin condition. In such a situation, it is always advisable to consult a doctor. Today, a variety of treatments are available to treat acne. The most important objective of the treatment is to reduce the scars.
Scars arise due to acne and enable the person look better. From the various treatments that are available the doctor decides which specific treatment you need based on the extent of the problem, age, medical history, general health, tolerance to certain medications and procedures, expectations and last but not the least what patients prefer.