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Acne Severity Quiz

How Severe is Your Acne?


Updated May 15, 2014

Do you have mild acne or severe acne? Why does it matter how severe your acne is? What you use to treat your acne is determined, in a large part, by how severe your acne is. In many cases mild acne can be treated with over-the-counter medications, but those same medications may not be effective against severe acne. Use this quiz to find out how severe your acne is, then get tips on the best way to treat your acne.

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Acne Resources:
What Causes Acne?
Acne is caused by the effects of hormones on sebaceous glands. Find out more how acne, blackheads, and whiteheads are formed.

Blackheads and Whiteheads
Blackheads and whiteheads are a specific type of acne called comedones. Find out more about what causes blackheads and whiteheads and how to treat them here.

Acne Scar Treatments
Find out more about acne scar types and the treatment options available to treat acne scars.

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