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Acne

Doctor and teenage patient

Acne: Overview Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Although it’s common, accurate information about acne can be scarce. This can make it difficult to get clearer skin. The information on this site can help you understand acne and how to successfully treat it. Acne The number of adults who have…

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Isotretinoin

Doctor showing sign with isoretinoin fir severe acne

Isotretinoin: Overview Brand names for isotretinoin include Absorica®, Accutane®, Amnesteem®, Claravis®, Myorisan®, Sotret®, and Zenatane™. Isotretinoin (eye-soh-tret-in-OH-in) is a prescription medicine for severe acne. This type of acne causes deep, painful cysts and nodules. These can be the size of a pencil eraser or larger. As this acne clears, scars often appear. Severe acne can…

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Hives

Woman scratching her arm

Hives: Overview What are hives? Hives are welts on the skin that often itch. These welts can appear on any part of the skin. Hives vary in size from as small as a pen tip to as large as a dinner plate. They may connect to form even larger welts. Hives An allergy to a…

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