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Can I use an antiandrogen for treating oily skin

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
46 years experience Dermatology
May Help: Spironolactone may help some, but will not solve an oily skin problem. The best product is low dose Isotretinoin (accutane). You don't want to take ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kimberly Ramsdell
24 years experience Pediatrics
Blackheads: Don't scrub! It just injures the skin and increases the risk of infection. Your hormones are to blame for the only skin and I don't think you want t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Try This: Cetaphil has a new product on the market called "cetaphil dermacontrol oil control foam wash" that I have had excellent results with patients. I do no ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Rosenfeld
42 years experience Dermatology
Not necessary: The oil from the sebaceous glands in the skin are located at the hair follicles, and the oil flows along the hair shaft and out the pores. Since your ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
OILY FACIAL SKIN: Try facial cleansers like neutrogena acne wash, clinique facial cleanser for oily skin, clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) face wash. These should help. Als ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
15 years experience Family Medicine
SPF>30: Darkening of facial skin is most commonly due to sun exposure but can also be due to drugs+sun , melasma, or inflammatory disorders. All these have th ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Oil Free, Soap Free: There is an abundance of facial cleansers for oily skin and there are many "best cleanser lists." however, an ideal facial cleanser for oily skin sho ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
OILY SKIN: WHAT IS YOUR QUESTION?
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Retin A (tretinoin): Benzoyl peroxide or chemical peel. See physician that treats acne like aesthetic doctor.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scrub exfoliates : Scrubs exfoliate the skin and do little to improve oily skin. Retinoids are more effective for diminishing oil gland output. Otc preparations are usua ... Read More

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