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Does cystic acne go away

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
Talk to your doctor: Your doctor will better know whether what you are experiencing is truly a side effect of your Lexapro (escitalopram) (for which they may suggest an al... Read More
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Dr. Neal Schwartz
Family Medicine 21 years experience
"Dangers of Waiting": Hi, When it comes to acne, you have to treat first, think later. Any delay or hesitation can create a worse problem as this force has a momentum to... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
20 years experience
Help is available: We have terrific treatments for cystic acne. Some are topical others oral medications. Contact a board certified dermatologist in your area. They may ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Forgive my frankness: Cystic acne is a brutal disease that gravely disfigures you now and will leave your skin permanently mutilated. You can't treat it on you own, and if ... Read More
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Not recommended: Treating cystic acne with home remedies may lead to permanent scarring, infection and may even lead to brain infection and blood vessel infarction. A ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Cystic Acne: Severe acne is characterized by deep cysts, inflammation, extensive damage to the skin and scarring. It requires an aggressive treatment regimen and s... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
It varies: There is no single best treatment for acne. The common treatments for acne are cleansers, benzoyl peroxide, antibiotics (topical and oral), retinoid c... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Hard core Rx: This will respond well only to isotretinoin. Adjunct topical antibiotics & perhaps spironolactone may help as well. Nothing else will touch it and you... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Isotretinoin: Today this is the mainstay of treatment for cystic acne. It is not for the faint-hearted and you need to follow instructions meticulously.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Whoa: Dairy does seem to exacerbate acne in some people, but your real question should be, "How do I manage acne which in my case has been very severe?" I'l... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: Deep cystic acne always requires an rx, and probably you will go on at least a systemic antibiotic, which is generally safe. Dermatologists have big ... Read More
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