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Ah! Those growing pains. For some of us, they sometimes carry on long into adulthood… Acne can happen to people in their 20s and 30s, and even beyond that. It's one of the top reasons why people to visit a dermatologist.
There are 3 stages of acne, with cystic acne being the most severe form. People who suffer from cystic acne have a lot of red, tender, and painful bumps (papules and pustules).
Some of these bumps are hard, while others are soft and filled with pus. If one of them bursts, the infection can spread, causing more breakouts. It's one of the hardest types of acne to successfully treat.
Dr Ho Rui Ming, an aesthetic doctor answered a couple of tough reader questions regarding cystic acne. Here's what he had to say.