Acne is a terrible skin disorder affecting many pubescent Adolescents. The condition has an effect both on the skin and the self-image of the affected individual. Teens who experience acne outbreaks may feel ostracized from their friends and social communities. As a result, they may start to exhibit anti-social behavior or a severe reduction in their self-image.
Acne is also a supporting factor for the onset of hidradenitis suppurativa. As with acne, the condition occurs due to blockages in the pores sweat glands and hair follicles of the skin. However, the condition differs from acne, in the fact that small bumps form under the skin, as the follicles and pores experience a blockage. These pea-sized bumps may also blister and burst, causing pus to weep onto the surface of the skin.
Hidradenitis suppurativa is similar to acne in the fact that it is challenging for medical professionals to treat the condition. Affected individuals require treatment with medication and topical creams to reduce the inflammation in the skin and clear the blockage is in the pores, sweat glands, and follicles.