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6 Signs Your Adult Acne May Indicate A Greater Health Issue

Unfortunately, breakouts aren’t just something that happen when you are a teenager. Acne can happen at any age, and it’s something you may have to manage your whole life. Although some skin issues are common as you get older, you may want to be aware of some adult acne symptoms that could signify something bigger. If you’re constantly getting severe breakouts that seem completely out of your control, it may be a sign of another health issue. Recognizing these red flags can help you get to the bottom of your skin problems and help keep your adult acne at bay once and for all.

“Adult acne can look very similar to teenage acne,” dermatologist Dr. Jeremy Fenton of Schweiger Dermatology Group tells Bustle. “In women, most adult acne is related to hormones, and it can start later in life even without a history of teenage acne. Adult female hormonal acne can present different ways in different people, but classically it appears as cystic acne along the jawline that cycles with the menstrual period. Without other signs of an imbalance, this is considered normal female hormonal acne.”

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Source: Bustle – 6 Signs Your Adult Acne May Indicate A Greater Health Issue By, Carina Wolff

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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