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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Ignore "pop" advice: For your acne, topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid. If you're not clear in two weeks, phone your physician. All guys lose the hair on our te ... Read More

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You don't: You find a doc you can work with who helps you design a skin care routine that helps. This often includes a variety of meds, creams, etc that can chan ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mamina Turegano
Specializes in Dermatology
Foods and acne: It's better to ask what foods are best to avoid for acne. These include foods with a high glycemic index (think processed carbs like white flour and ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Systemic Rx: Acne on the chest, back, and shoulders almost always requires systemic rx. Your physician may start with something like tetracycline 500 2x/day plus p ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
9 years experience Dermatology
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or reti ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
There aren't any: The over-the-counter product that works best is benzoyl peroxide. None of the home remedies you'll find online (lemon juice, sleeping with your face s ... Read More
A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
Many medicines: There is not one perfect medicine for acne. The most popular is benzoyle peroxide gel. BP not only kills most bacteria in acne, it further dries and ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Acne: there is no association between acne and food. But always try to eat healthy diet consisting of fruits and vegetable, with no junk food or high sugar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: You need a physician. Home remedies are only adjuncts for the management of acne. This is a chronic, non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related diseas ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Accutane: However this requires close medical follow up and supervision.
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