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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get it managed: I'm going to assume that the diagnosis is substantiated. There's no explaining this curious disease. It's unrelated to lifestyle or hyg ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Requires specialist: Deep cystic acne -- if that is what it is -- requires, and responds well to treatments only available to -- a specialist dermatologist. There will be ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Glyciphage: Glyciphage is used to treat diabetes and will not help acne.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
That's the scar: Leave it alone. Consider using / continuing topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid for a few more years. Best wishes.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
29 years experience Dermatology
Cysts : Cystic acne appears as red, tender under the skin bumps . See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Accutane: About 80% of people who take Accutane (isotretinoin) for severe (cystic) acne will never need to have it again. However, your skin will still make oil ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Let it be: Leaving it alone is the best option. You may try warm fomentation. Do not try to pop it as that will only lead to a scar. For good health - Have a die ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Home remedies: Please consult this site for useful home treatments: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sire
54 years experience Dermatology
It will not work: Adapalene is not a treatment for cystic acne. Your may need and oral antibiotic or perhaps anti androgens if it is realated to hormones in a female.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
This is serious: Cystic acne is a terrible personal and professional liability and I hope you are on the medication you need -- most people like you should receive iso ... Read More

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