A pimple is a small pustule or papule. Pimples are small skin lesions or inflammations of the skin. They are sebaceous glands (Oil glands) which are infected with bacteria, swell up and then fill up with pus. Pimples are also known as spots or zits. The most vulnerable parts of the body are face, back, chest and
Acne is common during puberty i.e when a person is turning from a child into an adult, because of high levels of hormones. Acne becomes less common as people reach adulthood. Acne causes scarring and acne pustules can be very painful and sensitive.