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Acne

Also known as: Acne Vulgaris

If your child is affected by a disability or medical condition we can help. Call our freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555 to get information, support and advice. You can also browse our range of parent guides on aspects of caring for a disabled child in our resource library.

Meet other parents online at community.cafamily.org.uk

Please see below for reliable medical information on Acne produced by alternative providers.

NHS Choices
www.nhs.uk/conditions

Patient UK
www.patient.info/health

Although alternative links have been selected with great care, Contact a Family cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors. Alternative information providers comply with the Information Standard and give details of their quality control procedures on their website, which includes review of information by a qualified medical professional.

Is there support?

There is no support group for acne in the UK. Families can use Contact a Family's freephone helpline for advice and information. Contact a Family's online community can be accessed at community.cafamily.org.uk

Talk to other families about your child's condition

Our online community

Visit our online advice and support or read all about diagnosis.


You can also call us if you need information or advice on any aspect of caring for a disabled child. Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm.


0808 808 3555 or helpline@contact.org.uk