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best diet for cystic acne

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Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Dermatology: Have you ever seen a dermatologist? I would certainly recommend this to reduce the possibility of scarring. Diet modification is not likely to do any ... Read More
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Dr. Neal Schwartz
19 years experience Family Medicine
It's tough.: Hi, Sorry to hear you are still struggling. There are millions like you who are highly motivated and resourceful and still suffering endlessly with ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
ACCUTANE?: For severe acne, Accutane is usually the treatment of choice but should be administered and monitored by a physician. Occasion al cysts will benefit f ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Get a better DR!!! Cystic acne has little to no relationship to any foods. Female adults with acne usually respond well to spironolactone pills. If th ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get another doctor : Forgive my frankness. Cystic acne is a mutilating illness and a grave personal and professional liability. Trying to manage acne with diet is seldom u ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Need antibiotics: See a doctor for antibiotics. Cystic acne won't improve very much without them.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
It varies: There is no single best treatment for acne. The common treatments for acne are cleansers, benzoyl peroxide, antibiotics (topical and oral), retinoid c ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Acne: Acne can be treated by your dermatologist. You will not be able to cure it by yourself if you have a bad case. It requires internal antibiotic therap ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you have: Acutual cystic acne - you will need more than otc remedies. In this situation, seeing a dermatologist is the plan of action.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
This is serious: I'm glad you're on benzoyl peroxide. Adding an antibiotic may help some; I would suggest simple tetracycline. However, this is unlikely to c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Second opinion: If Isotretinoin has failed, it's possible you have one of the mimics rather than classic acne, especially at your age. I also trust you do not have sa ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vitaliy Krol
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Cyst: no antibiotic is the best and most of the time cystic lesion like you describe may need to be lanced and drained, try some warm compresses also, it ma ... Read More
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