Acne is due to overactivity of the skins glands which produce oily substances for moisturising and maintaining the skin's suppleness. Overactive glands have a tendency to become blocked often leading to localized infection and scarring. Topical treatments and adequate cleaning are important aspects of treatment.
||At the outer end of the crease formed when the elbow is partially flexed.|
||Situated on the top of the hand in the webbing between the thumb and forefinger, around the highest point of the raised area occurring when the thumb and forefinger are brought together.|
||On the centre line of the spine in the depression between the 7th cervical vertebra and the 1st thoracic vertebra at the top of the spine below the neck.|
||Three thumb widths above the inner ankle bone on the very back edge of the bone.|
||In the hollow below the cheekbone in a line above the front of the top part of the jawbone.|
||Three thumb widths below the kneecap and on the outer side of the leg one thumb width from the outstanding angle of the leg bone.|