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How Acne is Diagnosed and What to Do Next

So you think you have acne, or you've just been diagnosed with acne. Now what? You probably have a lot of questions, many of which will be answered here. Learn how acne is diagnosed, the grades of acne, and what to do after you or your child receive a diagnosis of acne.
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Diagnosis of Acne
Learn how acne is diagnosed, its grades of severity, and common acne look-alike conditions.

Stages of Acne
Dermatologists classify acne into stages, or grades. Learn how to identify the four grades of acne.

Rosacea is an inflammatory condition that can look very similar to acne. Get information about rosacea, its symptoms, and treatments from ADAM Healthcare.

Folliculitis is a term used to describe inflammation of the hair follicles. Folliculitis is often mistaken for acne. Get more information on folliculitis, its causes, symptoms, and treatment from ADAM Healthcare.

Keratosis Pilaris
Keratosis pilaris is a common condition that can often be mistaken for acne. Learn more about keratosis pilaris, why it occurs, and how to identify it.

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