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Causes of Acne Vulgaris

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    1- Hormonal Activity: Acne development can be enhanced by increased hormonal levels as in puberty period or menstrual cycle.

    2- Psychological Factors: Increased stress level may contribute in acne formation according to recent studies.

    3- Genetic Factors: Family history of acne is a risk factor for acne formation especially in adolescent.

    4- Infections: Some types of bacteria causes acne formation

    5- Drugs: Certain drugs can stimulate acne formation as
     

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    Acne vulgaris is the most common form of acne, and it usually affects teens and young adults
     

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