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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 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

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Back Acne Remedies: First home remedy for back acne blend grounded groundnut oil with an equal quantity of freshly squeezed lime juice and rub on the affected areas. All ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Epiduo: Yes, epi duo can be used just as well, on the back.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Terrible idea: This is a glucocorticoid and will give the bacteria that cause acne a growth advantage. This is one of the worst things you can do for acne. This is s ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Severe acne: Acne on the trunk that you describe as "terrible" is probably deep cystic acne. You have a right to treatment with isotretinoin. Nothing else will wor ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Motoki
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Acne Scars: Acne scars that are scalloped or ice-pick in appearance will not be cured by the honey face mask. These types of scars are permanent. Scar revision is ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Scars are irreversible.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Forgive my frankness: This is the 21st century and you owe it to yourself to use remedies that actually work. Your physician can manage acne using compounds that are gifts ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
There are many: There are many products that can help with acne. The ones that are non prescription (over the counter) usually contain benzoyl peroxide and sometimes ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
First control acne: Acne is a complex disease treated with a variety of approaches ranging from topical anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, as well as hormonal, medical reg ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
"Seven 7 Cream": A product called "7 cream" contains calendula, aloe vera, shea butter, coconut, avocado, neem and manuka oils. It can help areas of skin that are dam ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
Not if it's only BP: If only active ingredient is benzoyl peroxide, I wouldn't expect it to help scars. Best topicals for acne scars usually retinoids, like tretinoin, ada ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Yes: It would be excellent for body acne.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bloom
19 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Derm evaluation: Proactiv is topical dermatologic treatments based around salicylic acid, which is a known treatment for acne. Proactiv really has an effective market ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Home remedies don't work too well. You can try an over the counter cleanser that contains benzoyl peroxide but that may not be enough. I suggest you s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Benzoyl peroxide was: A benzoyl peroxide wash can be spread for short periods of time over large area to decrease bacteria from sweat or heat on body such as trunk or extre ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Time, time & more : Time is your best friend. Avoiding sun exposure and cigarette smoking are great. Onion bulb extract ( allium cepa) may help as well as honey for some ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NONE: If you go into the typical herb store they will take your money & send you home with a useless product. Don't be a sucker. See a dermatologist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I'm sorry your illness has not been addressed as it should have been. Acne on the trunk usually requires at least short-term systemic treatment. Start ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Often helps: It's a poor choice for long-term treatment; the tetracyclines offer real advantages. Never use an antibiotic as sole treatment for acne.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Proactive: Is something to consider . There many ways. Make sure you see a dermatologist . It will give you the best chance for success.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Numerous choices: There are a variety of treatments that vary according to the severity of scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, fillers, fat grafting ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Derm consult: If you have cystic acne, you deserve 21st century treatment beyond what even your family doc can provide. A dermatologist will probably place you on o ... Read More
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