Types of Acne

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Acne vulgaris – commonly experienced during puberty, typically pimples and white heads on the face and shoulders or chest
Acne rosacea – a red rash predominantly on the face
Acne keloidalis nuchae (Pseudofolliculitis nuchae) – a rash caused by shaving
Acne conglobata (Hidradenitis suppurativa) – chronic abscesses or boils of sweat glands and hair follicles; in the underarms, groin and buttocks, and under the breasts in women
Acne cosmetica – acne caused by cosmetics
Acne fulminans – an extreme form of acne conglobata
Acne medicamentosa – acne caused by starting or stopping a medicine
Baby acne – a rash seen on the cheeks, chin, and forehead of infants