Caring for a child with acne
Handouts from the Society for Pediatric Dermatology
PDF download: Acne (short version)
Translations: French | Spanish
What is acne and why so I have pimples?
What can I do to help the acne go away
How should I use my acne medications?
Tips for using your acne medications correctly
Pregnancy and acne treatment
Sample acne treatment plan
PDF download: Acne (long version)
Why do I have acne/pimples?
What causes my acne?
Should a physician treat my acne?
Skin hygiene: How should I wash my skin?
Topical acne medications/recommendations for use
Oral acne medications/side effects
Extra information for preadolescent acne
Your acne treatment plan
This content was created in partnership with The Society for Pediatric Dermatology.
If you are a parent or guardian of a child with a dermatologic condition, the American Academy of Dermatology, in partnership with The Society for Pediatric Dermatology, offers a wealth of resources.