As if becoming a teenager isn’t hard enough, then they have to deal with pesky pimples! 85% of teenagers experience acne. In this episode, we discuss this common skin condition.We review what causes acne, address common questions and review the most common acne treatment options and their side effects.   

This episode is written by Drs. Lena van der List and Dean Blumberg.

We thank Dr. Smita Awasthi, a Pediatric Dermatologist at UC Davis Children's Hospital, for reviewing this episode, although Drs. Lena and Dean take full responsibility for any errors or misinformation.

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