What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Acne

Acne is a bacterial infection

It looks like raised, inflamed pus-

Massage is locally contraindi-

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of sebaceous glands usually

tules on the skin, sometimes with

cated for acne because of the

 

found on the face, neck,

white or black tips.

risk of spreading infection, caus-

 

and upper back. It is closely

 

ing pain, and exacerbating the

 

associated with adoles-

 

symptoms with the application

 

cence, or liver dysfunction

 

of an oily lubricant.

 

that results in excess tes-

 

 

 

tosterone in the system.

 

 

 

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