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n. Slang
A pimple.


A general term for a primarily pubertal condition characterised by local inflammation of the pilosebaceous unit of the face, upper back and shoulders coupled with keratinaceous plugging of the sebaceous glands at the base of hair follicles.

Patient discussion about zit

Q. will it ever go??? I have acne on my face for several months, and although I went to see a dermatologist and treat it, I still have these ugly pimples and zits on my face. I feel really ugly and sometimes I don't want to go to school, and just want to stat at my room not let anyone see me. Will it ever go away? What should I do?

A. Acne usually abates and disappears with time, but the chances for that depends on the specific type and features of the disease. If you still suffer from lesions despite treatment, you should consult your dermatologist and seek further help.

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