Is acne vulgaris more common in men or women?

Updated: Oct 23, 2019
  • Author: Jaggi Rao, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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During adolescence, acne vulgaris is more common in males than in females. In adulthood, acne vulgaris is more common in women than in men. [22, 24]


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