Essays Tagged: "Sebaceous gland"

Causes and treatment of acne.

ionibacterium acnes survives in these areas because it lives in the sealed chamber-like habitats of sebaceous follicles. Sebaceous follicles are glands in the skin attached to hair follicles located i ... ibute to the sealing of the hair follicle to allow these bacteria to grow anaerobically. Within the sebaceous follicles, the sebum mixes with shed cells causing overgrowth of Propionibacterium acnes. ...

(6 pages) 73 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Heredity and Hormones

nes, and in many cases boys tend to have more pimples then girls.) Androgens hormones stimulate the sebaceous glands at the root of hair follicles to make "sebum," which seeps out of skin pores. Or pl ...

(3 pages) 117 0 4.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Your Skin And How To Take Care Of It

hiteheads, cysts and blackheads. How do they get there in the first place? Well, your face has many sebaceous glands also called pores. Pores produce sebum, which is an oil to keeps your face from get ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Adolescent Acne

nt in their adolescent life. It is a condition that comes from the action of hormones on the skin's sebaceous (or oil) glands. These glands produce an oily substance called sebum. The sebum normally e ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine