Christie Moore Acne Vulgaris Report December 5th, 2015 Mrs. Cook Acne vulgaris is a skin condition that is caused by hormone changes that cause our bodies to secrete more oil that then mixes with dead cells at the epidermis layer and clogs our pores. This is a condition that mostly affects teens but can
This issue is compelling to me because I was raised in a single parent household in an economical disadvantaged and medically underserved area. I struggled with acne for most of my life and still do, people of darker skin types tend to have hyperpigmentation and scarring which can persist for years due to acne. Having acne while in school caused me to be bullied and destroyed my self-confidence. This makes me think about the countless other teenagers, who have struggled with the same dermatologic issues with low numbers of dermatologists serving in the urban setting, and the focus in medicine today is on primary care, but I think that other specialties are just as important to give patients access to. I would like to go into dermatology
Acne, acne vulgaris as it is scientifically known is a disease of the hair follicle on the face, back, and chest or where ever the acne is found. Acne is usually common among teens during puberty. At puberty sebaceous glands attached to the hair follicles are stimulated by circulating male hormones. As the stimulated sebaceous glands increase oil production it predisposes the skin cell to plug the follicular pore. Usually the plug appears as a whitehead that is if it is covered by a layer of skin that is thin. As this process goes on with time the follicle enlarges and may cause the wall to rapture allowing normal skin bacteria and other irritating substances to have access to deep layers of the skin and eventually causing inflammation near the surface of the skin. The inflammation results in a pustule. Deeper inflammation produces a papule which is a pimple. If the inflammation goes very deep it can cause a cyst. Blackhead is not dirt. Blackhead is a mild acne type that has a dark or black surface due to oxidized oil. Pimple is also an acne type which has a
She has also been taking Minocin for rosacea, 50 mg twice weekly. She has been on higher doses of Tetracycline in the past with out problem.
When it comes to treating acne, Asheboro Dermatology & Skin Surgery in West End, NC, has successfully treated patients with Accutane (Isotretinoin), a drug taken orally to help eliminate the redness, scarring and scabbing that’s often associated with the skin condition.
It was important to discuss with Lisa during consultation family history that could provide additional support for my final diagnostic conclusion .Going thru such topic area Lisa explain that her husband James dad was suffering with atopic eczema since childhood .This was quite an important piece of information as such conditions like atopic eczema ( dermatitis ) are hereditary conditions often (National Eczema Society ,2011).Atopic dermatitis or eczema is a chronic skin disorder inflammatory with pruritic skin that appears mostly on the face ,neck ,bends of the arms or legs caused by the malfunction in the skin barrier( NICE,2013).
This is 38 year old white female. Patient has several issue, chronic back pain, left eye blindness, leg neuraliga and numbness, insomnia, depression Hep B&C positive. Patient reports MVA 18 years ago, lost her mother and father and injured her back and lost her right eye sight. Patient has a history of chronic depression and night terror and she was taking seroquel. Patient has impaired hip joint immobility related injury and chronic pain. Patient reports she is depressed but denies thoughts of suicide or homicide. Patient states she has a history of iv drug use, and her sexual encounter are only with other females. Patient was diagnosed with Hep B &C and doesn't know what to do. Also it has been a long time since she had her eyes checked.
The cause the original blemish on the patient's skin was most likely an excess of sebum(oil) and dead skin cells that built up over time to clog the pores. Bacteria begins to accrue in the orifices of the face which leads to the formation of acne.
What is an appropriate focused assessment and care to provide a patient with a suspected DVT?
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What are acne blackheads? What real home natural home remedies for blackheads would you need? Acne is so common a skin disease that affects over 80 percent of mostly teenagers. Most doctors are very familiar with this chronic skin disease.
First, lets find out: What Is Acne? Acne is a skin disorder caused by the hormones action on the oil glands of the skin, which is called the sebaceous glands.
Years ago, it was thought that acne was a teenage skin problem caused by not washing the face well enough. But science has proved that theory wrong. Acne is a skin inflammation and the condition happens to people regardless of how young or old they are.
Most common types of acne and ways to fight them: Acne vulgaris is one of the most common problems worldwide. Almost everyone experience this breakout one time or other. It is most commonly occur in teen agers, but adults are not absolutely prone of this ugly sensation. Ladies suffer the breakout
Carcinoma misdiagnosed as acne Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common type of skin cancer. Acne is a common skin disease characterized by blockage and/or inflammation of hair follicles and their sebaceous gland. The similarities in presentation and localization between BCC and acne may cause misdiagnosis. Researchers from Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Denmark reported a case of 53‐year‐old Caucasian male. He was presented with a subcutaneous swelling in his right axilla, which had been progressing over a 6‐month period. His history revealed presence of multiple small BCCs in the face and torso and also reported development of the acne at the age of 45 years and was successfully treated with systemic isotretinoin