Why do we get pimples?

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Why do we get pipmples?

The reason people get pimples is different for every one, you may get pimples because you are going throw some hormonal changes, whereas someone else may get pimples because of the makeup they use or the medication they take. Some of the most common reasons people get pimples is because:

  1. Hormone in teen years

  2. Hormone when you are pregnant

  3. Starting or stopping birth control

  4. Some medications

  5. Greasy makeup

If you do have pimples look at this list, why do you think you have pimples?

What you should and shouldn't do when you have acne/pimple?


When you have pimples it is important that you take care of your skin. Some simple things like:

  1. Cleaning your face

  2. Do not touch your skin and put oil in it

  3. If you shave, do it carefully

  4. Try to stay out of the sun

  5. For girls chose makeup carefully

  6. Shampoo your hair regularly

Another thing you can do is go the the doctor to prescribe a medication to you. Always wash your face to keep the extra oil off your face, but some things that will make it worse are:

  1. When your hormones change drastically

  2. Bike helmets, tight neck collars or backpacks

  3. high humidity

  4. Squeezing or picking at them

  5. Rubbing skin hard

Who is most likely to get pimples?

A very common question in puberty is: Am i going to get pimples and if so when? That it a very good question, but the answer isn't the same for every kinda, teen and adult. The most common age range to get acne or pimples though is 11-30. Depending on the person you can even get pimples or acne in your 40s and 50s. So if you do get acne or pimples, don't worry about it, and if you dont, then thats one less thing you have to deal with in puberty and life.

What are pimples made of?

Pimples are made of pores that help your body keep clean, but the stuff that comes out of your pores like sweat and oil they don't seem clean. What happens is if you are washing your face then you pores will stay nice and clean, but if you don't the pores in you face clog up and inflame, if nothing changes it becomes and infection in your skin called a pimple or acne.
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What are the types of pimples?

  1. When you do get pimples you may not realize it but that type of pimple has a name, here are some of the most common ones:

    1. Whiteheads-These are pimples that stay under the surface of the skin.

    2. Blackheads-These pimples rise to the skin’s surface and look black. The black color is not from dirt.

    3. Papules-These are small pink bumps that can be tender.

    4. Nodicals-These pimples are red at the bottom and have pus on top.

    5. Cytsthese are large, painful, solid pimples that are deep in the skin.

    6. Acne-these are large, painful, solid pimples that are deep in the skin.

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