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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA in Art History, The Johns Hopkins University
Graduate: MPH- MHS, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health
Medical: MD, University of Cincinnati
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Washington Hospital Center
Treatments offered at Cincinnati Dermatology Center
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The acne cycle is the same at any age... Hormones prompt the oil glands to secrete oil, the pores get clogged with dead skin cells, bacteria cause the area to get red and inflamed, and you have a pimple. Teenage acne is due to the surge of hormones associated with puberty, and adult acne can be related to hormonal surges that occur with the menstrual cycle. Putting these similarities aside, I believe that stress plays much more of a role in adult acne than teenage acne. We often...
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