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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience in Urgent Care
Chemical Peels: Chemical Peels are a good addition for your acne treatment regimen, especially salicylic acid peels. These decrease oil and help with pores. You will ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: The bacteria that cause it are everywhere. Anything who thinks it's a hygiene problem is ignorant.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Pimples: These are part of acne.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience in Dermatology
Absolutely not!: Dermovate is a medicine which is used in inflammatory skin conditions. It contains Clobetasol Propionate which is a highly potent steroid. It should ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
38 years experience in Dermatology
Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) for acne: Yes, unless you are allergic to it.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reza Bayati
32 years experience in Wound care
Acne, dark spots: 1) dry and red skin- means the treatment a cause more damage to your skin. 2) maintaining skin moisture is crucial for everyone 3) dark spots needs d ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience in Pediatrics
Not typical: A topical steroid ( betamethasone ) is not typical medication used for acne ( but it can be used). The usual medication choices are benzoyl peroxide, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Acne: Difficult to say because acne can come and go over time
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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: Retinoic acid is good for an acne ( but it used in more severe cases). Sometimes just cleansing the skin with peroxide and antibiotic ointment afterwa ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: This depends on the severity of the scars/marks. It is a good regimen for preventing new acne scars, but ones that are already present pose a differen ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Many choices: Talk to your doctor. You can develop a plan for treating your acne over time. That will help take a lot of the stress out of having acne.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
You can: You can and hopefully you will eventually staycclear.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
You can: But why would you use 2 meds that do the same thing? Pick the one that is least expensive and stick with that after you use up all the other one.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience in Endocrinology
No: If not you should see a dermatologist and if acne hormonal you may consider seeing an endocrinologist for eval for hormonal causes of acne like excess ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Acne: You are on appropriate therapy. Some individuals use isotretinoins , or use laser treatment http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Maybe: Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) and differin are best used to treat or prevent active acne. If you have superficial scars or marks the di ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes but drying.: I would try benzoyl peroxide followed by retin a (tretinoin) then Erythromycin but you could switch the order of the latter two. Of course other physi ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Benzyl/salicylic aci: One has to try benzyl proxide low strength like 2.5% and if tolerated can be increased to 5%., not cream but wash .But if not tolerated than you can t ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience in Dermatology
Acne: Retin a (tretinoin) is a topical product usually dispensed as a cream or gel available in different strengths that is effective in reducing inflammato ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
No cure: There are only treatment for pimples but no cures. I do not know what dose of antibiotics you are on and how your skin is doing. The medicines you are ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience in Dermatology
Clindamycin: Clindamycin is a good treatment for acne but not blackheads. Retin-a for similar medicines will help clear the blackheads.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Two different meds: Differen is a lower strength retinoid comparable to retin a (tretinoin) that may decrease oil gland activity among many other effects. Dalacin t is a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
24 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Not to be used for acne.

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