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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Go ahead. I trust you are using scientific acne Rx. It's always manageable today though it's not pleasant.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience in Dermatology
Great Question!: The most effective acne medicines are benzoyl peroxide (washes, lotions, gels), Clindamycin (solutions, gels), retinoic acid (gels, creams), Dapsone ( ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: A few years ago, a british drug company was investigating a sebum-suppressor that was supposed to be safer than Isotretinoin either for systemic or to ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Freckles: Lentigines require no specific treatment. A broad-spectrum sunscreen may help to prevent further appearance and darkening of solar lentigines. Several ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
The one that works: If you have topical benzoyl peroxide, use as tolerated. Otherwise salicylic acid and/or retinoic acid derivatives. Throw the others away unless they w ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
Acne Results: It will not be better by 5 o'clock in the afternoon! how severe is it? How long have you had it? Where is it located? Face? Chest? Back? Are you takin ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
About two weeks: Hang in there. If you don't see success with one, your physician has other choices. Good luck.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Acne may get better: No disrespect is intended. I'm glad you're treating yourself. Your acne is best managed in consultation with your personal physician. It should be pos ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not enough info: Don't know enough about your health history - nor which medications you are taking.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience in 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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