Symptoms of Acne
Acne can occur anywhere on the body. However, acne most often appears in areas where there is a high concentration of sebaceous glands, including the following:
- upper back
The following are the most common symptoms of acne. However, each child may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:
Blackheads are small, dark spots (about the size of a pinhead) caused by a small plug in the opening of a follicle (pore).
Whiteheads are white raised bumps caused by collections of oil and skin in pores
- pus-filled lesions that may be painful
- nodules (solid, raised bumps)
The symptoms of acne may resemble other skin conditions. Always consult your child's physician for a diagnosis.