Total Views: 1 I am 38 years
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Total Views: 1 I am 38 years of age and never had any issues with acne growing up. At age 35 I started experiencing a lot of acne on the lower cheek and chin, pustular type acne under the skin that would last for a weeks. What could be causing this at my age?

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Hello,

That would depend on whether you are a man or woman. Women are much more prone to what is known as 'Adult Onset Acne' - like you have have - and the reason for this is commonly hormonal changes in the body. After hormonal testing this kind of acne is often best managed with oral contraceptive or anti-androgen pills.

Please note that the information I have provided is for general purposes only and does not establish a patient-doctor relationships. No prescription cream or tablet should be taken without consulting a doctor in person.

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