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
American Academy of Dermatology resources
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.