Everyone has heard of acne but did you know there are different types and levels of severity to it? Spots appear when your pores get clogged and filled with sebum and dead skin cells. But not all experience the same level of this condition.
The 4 Stages of Acne
The first stage usually presents a small concentration of pimples or blackheads or a combination of both on the skin. Inflammation is not usually associated with it and it does not happen on a daily basis.
It occurs in men and women at any age. Blackheads, pustules, papules and pimples may form on the skin. It occurs more frequently and with more redness or inflammation around the affected area.
Inflammation is the most obvious change in the third stage. The area becomes red, irritated and inflamed. Cysts, papules and nodules may also be present.
This stage is extremely painful with numerous pustules, cysts, papules and nodules in the affected area or in various parts of the body.