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What Type of Acne Do You Have?


Did you know that 60 million Americans suffer from acne? Acne can be frustrating, but there are many treatment options available. The best place to start your fight against acne is by figuring out what kind you have.

Quick vocab lesson before we get started: Acne vulgaris is just a fancy term for any kind of acne, from one tiny blackhead all the way to the most severe cystic acne. Lesion is a term for any kind of tissue abnormality, so any blackhead, whitehead, pustule, and cyst is considered a lesion. Now you're ready to take the quiz! And stay tuned, because this week I will be showing you how to treat each kind of acne.

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