(HealthDay News) -- Acne, the most common skin disease, is not a dangerous condition. But it can lead to permanent scarring.
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Womenshealth.gov says these factors can trigger bouts of acne in women:
- Changes in hormone levels during puberty.
- Changes in hormone levels during menstruation, or after discontinuing birth control pills.
- Taking certain medications, including some antidepressants and epilepsy drugs.
- Wearing makeup.
- Friction or pressure applied to the skin.
-- Diana Kohnle
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