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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Please get seen: By location, this may actually be a staph infection rather than acne.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: Without seeing it, suggest you just keep clean and use a topical anti- acne cream. If it gets infected see your doctor.
Dr. Donald Nino
38 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: Acne can present as large cyst like spots but usually in more general areas. Some cysts are sebaceous, caused by a plugged up oil gland. Some could be ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
Acne: whether this is cystic acne or not I can't say without seeing you. however there are many things to help you: medication to put on your face, certain ... Read More
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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Most likely: While cystic acne can be annoying, they can be treatable requiring patience and commitment. Physical exam can be helpful to determine the diagnosis in ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
34 years experience Pediatrics
New cystic acne: This sounds more like a row of abscesses. My advice is to see your doctor as you may need an antibiotic. Lesions on the face require visualization t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Irritable bowel: IBS or irritable bowel syndrome can be a miserable illness. Hopefully you have a GI doc who can help guide you along. You may be malnourished from a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan B: acne?: "Plan B", or "emergency contraception" is basically the same as taking a birth control pill. It is not 100% effective in any case, but hormonal medic ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: This can indeed make your cervical lymph nodes swell. You also need to know that all acne is manageable nowadays, and if you have cystic acne that you ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
41 years experience Dentistry
No: No studies have produced any evidence of Fluoride causing cystic acne.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
No: Lamotrigine does NOT cause or worsen acne.
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Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Most likely not: Hypothyroidism causes hair loss, cold intolerance, loose stools but the skin changes are not that dramatic so the risk of causing acne is likely to be ... Read More

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