What is acne?
Acne is a disease that affects sebaceous glands, which are connected to the pores of the skin through a channel called the follicle. These glands produce a fatty substance called sebum, which when clog a follicle, a pimple appears. Most pimples are found on the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders.
Acne is not a serious threat to health, but it can leave scars, as well as problems of self-esteem.