Below you will find more information about Whiteheads from Medigest. If you believe that you are suffering from any of the symptoms of Whiteheads it is important that you obtain an accurate diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you obtain the correct medication or treatment for your condition. There are medical conditions that carry similar symptoms associated with Whiteheads and therefore the information provided by Medigest is offered as a guideline only and should never be used in preference to seeking professional medical advice. The information relating to Whiteheads comes from a third party source and Medigest will not be held liable for any inaccuracies relating to the information shown.


Whiteheads is caused by the buildup of sebum tat blocks the oil ducts. This is a quite common skin problem that typically affects the face. While this condition does not necessary warrant an immediate medical attention, it can be quite unsightly.

Symptoms and Signs

The signs of whiteheads arte the appearance of slightly enlarged pores with white fillings that usually appear on the nose, forehead and chin. This is quite common among teenagers but can affect people of all ages, especially those with oily skin.


The primary cause of whiteheads is bad and unhealthy diet, oily, skin and genes.

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