Higher number of acne and pimples in teenagers is caused due to the increased activity of sweat and sebaceous glands.
During adolescence period, the activity of sweat and sebaceous glands are increased. This results in secretion of more sweat and oil from the skin. This can result in problems like pimples and acne.
Pimples and acne are fomed due to the increased activity of :
A. Adrenal glands B. Sebaceous glands C. Thyroid gland D. Sweat glands
(a) A and B (b) B and C (c) A and C (d) B and D
Name two glands present in the skin whose increased activity causes pimples and acne.
The secretion of sebaceous glands which causes acne in adolescents is known as:
Statement 1: The mammary gland is a modified sebaceous gland.
Statement 2: Sebaceous gland causes acne.