Acne symptoms vary from person to person and can range from mild to severe. They include:
- Excess oil in the skin
- Papules—small pink bumps that may be tender to the touch
- Pimples—inflamed, pus-filled bumps that may be red at the base (also called pustules)
- Nodules—large, painful, solid lumps that are lodged deep within the skin
- Cysts—deep, inflamed, pus-filled lumps that can cause pain and scarring
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