April 15, 2024

Adult acne affects 25% of all adult men and 50% of adult women at some time in their adult lives. People can develop unpleasant acne or have an acne recurrence in their 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond. It can be difficult to cope with no matter your age, and can cause depression and social anxiety in an adult the same way it can in a teen.For most adult men, adult acne appears after age 20 will be an unusual occurrence. As a man who having adult acne, the lesions are more often seen on the chest and back. Moreover adult acne can be arises on the back which called ‘backne’.There are 4 things that you as a guy should know if you facing adult acne:Acne Vulgaris Has Stuck AroundIn fact, though most acne vulgaris, which also called teenage acne, clears up by the time you approach the 20 mark, it can be still stick around. It actually has become adult acne which different from acne vulgaris.As An AthleteStudies showed adult acne is being seen increasingly on the chests and backs of men who participate that sweating and friction causes the acne because the primary areas are most often under clothing.Using Performance-enhancing DrugsSource of chest and back acne may result from the use of performance-enhancing preparations that contain such ingredients such as creatine, colostrums and anabolic steroids such as testosterone and andro.You Don’t Really Have AcneIf you have any doubt about your diagnosis, see a dermatologist because she may tell you that you don’t have acne at all but may have rosacea, an adult acne look-alike, due to shaving your face and maybe even from shaving your chest and back.Normally, significant scarring from acne is more common in men than in women. In adult men, lesion that leave scars may be the dominant type present, especially in men who had severe acne in their teens.