Fungal Acne Vs Closed Comedones

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Difference Between Fungal Acne And Closed Comedones

An overproduction of sebum beneath the skin causes closed comedones, whereas fungi produce fungal acne in the skin, which is far more difficult to treat.

What Is Fungal Acne? 

Fungal acne is a misnomer because it isn't acne at all.  While not a true kind of acne, this word is so frequently used and accepted that it is mentioned in many works of literature.

Causes Of Fungal Acne 

Fungal acne is caused by an excess of yeast, as opposed to closed comedones acne, which is caused by an overproduction of sebum oils and dead skin cells.

Symptoms Of Fungal Acne

Fungal acne breakouts have distinct symptoms and signs, such as forming closed comedones acne breakouts.

Treatment Approaches For Fungal Acne

Cleanse  Use Oil-Free Products  Moisturize  Healthy Diet  Proper Hygiene 

What Are Closed Comedones?

When people talk about comedonal acne, they usually refer to blemishes caused by comedones, a type of acne infection.

Comedonal Acne Symptoms

Breakouts will appear irregularly in oily areas of the face and body, such as the chest, upper arms, and back, rather than in clusters as with fungal acne. 

Causes Of Closed Comedones

Oily diets, processed fats, and fried foods are major contributors to closed comedones.

Treatments For Closed Comedones

Benzoyl Peroxide (BP) Salicylic Acid (SA) Topical Retinoids  Oral Antibiotics  Azelaic Acid  Chemical Peels Or Exfoliants  Birth Control Pills  Glycolic Acid