Nidhal Y. Mohammed Wissal A. Alhilfi Amar E. Tarash


Acne does not threaten life, but it is considered a painful and critical condition. It has been found that it is difficult to get rid of it. There are many causes of acne, with some being more certain than, other (Mahmood & Shipman, 2017). Acne is known as one of the most prevalent skin issues, as it occurs when the hair follicles under the skin become blocked. Sebum (oil that prevents drying of the skin), in addition to dead skin cells together contribute to closing the pores, which in turn leads to the spread of lesions or the so-called pimples (Traub, 2020). Aim: of this study is to investigate the lipid profile, vitamins, zinc and linoleic acid for acne patients, to evaluate their effect on acne and its severity. Results: In the Face acne patients: (HDL, vitamin A, vitamin B12, zinc and linolic acid) showed highly significant decrease comparing to the control group while (LDL) showed highly significant increase comparing to the control group. Probability (

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Face and shoulder acne, Lipid profile, vitamin (A & B12), zinc & linoleic acid.

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