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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acne out break: We cant give medical advice to a young minor. We don't know your age, gender, medical condition, skin type, extent of acne, type of acne, what medicat ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: Start with a visit with your doctor or a dermatologist who can recommend a complete skin care regimen. If acne is "stubborn", may need prescription st ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
When your options: Aren't working - dermatological consultation is a good way to go.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Meds for mild acne: A good place to start with mild acne is to use a benzoyl peroxide wash, the lowest strength available over the counter. If a person has sensitive ski ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Acne is a serious, chronic disease. Unlike many other common diseases, lifestyle considerations have little impact for better or worse. The internet i ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Depending : Depending on the severity of your acne, there are several options. There are prescription topical creams/gels such as tretinoin, adapalene, and benzo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
I would recommend: that you follow up with a dermatologist if the medication you were on didn't help. It is unlikely that an over-the-counter topical medication would wo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO: This is a natural burn medication- not used for acne. Call your dermatologist: http://www.moh.gov.my/attachments/8120.pdf
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Help skin turn over: Skin cells grow and mature from below the skin, to the surface of the skin then are sloughed off by the body. Retinoids (tretinion is one) speed up t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Post acne pigment: It takes time for redness & hyperpigmentation after acne eruptions to fade. However i found that Azelaic Acid cream/gesl help improve that somewhat fa ... Read More

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