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Acne For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-471-74698-0
320 pages
January 2006
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Part I: Facing Up to Acne.

Chapter 1: Dealing with Acne.

Chapter 2: Getting Comfortable with the Skin You’re In.

Chapter 3: Tracing the Evolution of a Pimple.

Part II: Figuring Out Your Acne and How to Tackle It on Your Own.

Chapter 4: Examining Acne in Teens.

Chapter 5: Addressing Acne in Adults.

Chapter 6: Evaluating Other Causes and Contributors: Myth and Reality.

Chapter 7: Taking Care of Acne Over the Counter.

Part III: Turning to the Pros to Treat Your Type of Acne.

Chapter 8: Calling in the Experts.

Chapter 9: Reviewing the Topical Tools at Your Dermatologist’s Disposal.

Chapter 10: Taking the Oral Antibiotic Route.

Chapter 11: Hormonal Treatment for Women.

Chapter 12: Managing Acne in Dark-Complexioned Skin.

Chapter 13: Attacking Acne with Accutane and Other Isotretinoins.

Chapter 14: Searching for Weapons of Zit Destruction.

Chapter 15: Seeking Alternative Treatments.

Part IV: Dealing with Scars and Associated Conditions.

Chapter 16: Focusing on the Physical Scars.

Chapter 17: Coping with the Psychological Scars.

Chapter 18: Reining in Rosacea and Other Acne Look-Alikes.

Chapter 19: Fighting the Feisty Follicle.

Chapter 20: Reviewing Endocrine Disorders Associated with Acne.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Terrific Acne and Rosacea Web Sites.

Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Healthy Skin.

Chapter 23: Ten Things You Should Never Do to Your Skin.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Glossary.

Appendix B: International Brand Names for Some of the Medications Listed in This Book.


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