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Acne on the Scalp

Overview When most people think of acne, they envision pimples on the face, particularly on the forehead, nose, cheeks and chin. However, acne can also appear on the scalp. From mild pimples to large lesions, scalp acne can be itchy and irritating,...

Acne of the Scalp

Overview Acne affects 40 to 50 million Americans, and although it predominantly affects teenagers, people of any age can get it. It is still not known why some people suffer from acne and others don't, but it is clear that there are four main thing...

Acne Around the Hair & Scalp

Overview Acne can occur anywhere on the body where there are pores. This includes the scalp and around the hairline. Acne that occurs in these areas is usually less noticeable than acne on the face because of the hair; however, it is a little more...

Causes of Painful Acne on My Scalp

If you have hair, you're lucky to be able to cover most acne that appears on the scalp that usually appears in the form of pustules. Pustules are pus filled, red, inflamed acne. Scalp acne often starts at the hairline, but can appear anywhere on the...

Acne on My Scalp

Overview Scalp folliculitis is an inflammatory condition that affects men, women and children. Although "acne on the scalp" and "scalp acne" are common alternative descriptive names for scalp folliculitis, the condition is most closely associated w...

Body & Scalp Acne

Overview Red, painful pimples aren't just limited to your face. Although they can pop up anywhere on the body, they are particularly common in areas that have an increased number of sweat glands, such as your chest, head, buttocks, back and shoulde...