I Have Body Acne

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 64 People

    There Is Hope

    I have had body acne since I was 12 and I am now almost 24 so for half my life...I allowed this to define who I am for all this time..I avoided relationships, socializing, swimming...pretty much everything...Then, I met a girl that I liked a lot but everytime things looked like...
    mbe86 mbe86
    22-25, M
    Oct 7, 2009

    Gift From My Father.

    My mother has flawless skin, always has.  My father, on the other hand, does not.  I remember being little and wondering what was wrong with his back.  There were marks all over it.  When I turned 12, right around the time I got my womanly gift for the...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 12, 2009

    The Worst Feeling In The World.

     I've had acne on my face, chest, arms and back since I was 13. I'm now 22. Why is it that people don't understand what a physical AND mental frustration Acne is? I've had antibiotics, vitamins, topical solutions, laser treatment and nothing has worked. About 5 months ago I...
    Honey192 Honey192
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Dec 12, 2009

    Any acne tips? My face is covered in blackheads

    and pimples along my forehead and it's greasy sometimes too. Any tips or diys that can help me?
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    Battling With Body Acne...

    I have been battling acne not only on my face since a teen but on my back, arms and chest as well. I created this group because I am sure there are alot of us out there battling the same thing and thought we might share our experiences and perhaps the things that we...
    isis728 isis728
    7 Responses Jul 17, 2009

    At the age of 17 I suffered from a severe case

    of acne vulgaris. It covered my face but it did more damage to my entire upper back, chest, some parts of my waist, thighs and buttocks. I have severe scars on these areas because of it. It took me about 17 years plus thousands of dollars to get it under control. Aside from...
    LuilloPR LuilloPR
    36-40, M
    Jul 17, 2014

    I am in partnership with another member of EP

    and we have an excellent acne treatment that is cheap and works a treat on all types of acne and people of all ages If you want more information please check out my blog http://chadwickdesignmarketing.blogspot.co.uk/
    CDMargaret CDMargaret
    22-25, F
    Feb 7, 2015

    I'm embarrassed to say this

    but I have some on my forehead, a little on my chest and some on my back. But, in an hour I will go to the dermatologist and I'll see what she says.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 29, 2014

    Adult Body Acne

    I am a 40 year old female and i was not bothered with acne as a teenager but the past 3 years have been a nightmare. I have tried everything from antibitics to rtin a gel but nothing seems to work , my acne is mostly on my shoulders lower back chest and top of arms , it is really...
    elainedh elainedh
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2009

    Tea Tree Oil?

    I was looking for like preventative measures for acne and it said i should use tea tree oil or tea tree oil shampoo over the affected areas? does anyone know if this is like legit or maybe have any other ideas for cures or preventative measures?
    ghicks91 ghicks91
    Apr 18, 2012

    I have a zit on my ***,

    and I think it will be there forever, and I think it has been there for months.
    sarahkillsherself sarahkillsherself
    26-30, F
    Jul 21, 2015


    nothing has really helped it either, just one of the many 'gifts' my genes has given me :P yay! I know a lot of other people have it as well.  
    wack1985 wack1985
    31-35, F
    Dec 7, 2009

    Body Acne

    Hi , this is the first time using a message board and first time sharing my acne problem. I am a 21 year old male and tbh i have literally tried everything in the way of trying to get rid of what i am guessing is body acne. I have never had a single spot or anything like that on...
    jayfal jayfal
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 25, 2012

    I have acne on my face back

    and chest and I'm a woman. it sucks not being able to be confident and show skin when every other female around you seems to have beautiful smooth skin. It affects my marriage, I know my husband doesn't really understand how insecure this makes me and is constantly pushing me to...
    bslacker bslacker
    22-25, F
    Mar 12

    Hello! I just wanted to share with everyone a

    natural and effective acne treatment. If you want to know more please check out my blog http://chadwickdesignmarketing.blogspot.co.uk/ This treatment is made with natural ingredients and is available for a cheap price.
    CDMargaret CDMargaret
    22-25, F
    Feb 18, 2015

    Body Acne

    I just happened to check my back and my butt, barely no pimples.  Yay!  Finally.  I don't know what happened but it cleared lots.  I'm happy for it.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Apr 16, 2012
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