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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May not: You need to give it try. It is imperative that you use an alternative method of contraception if you are sexually active. You may consider getting an ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Drugs pregnancy: I don't know what cream is but stop medications if pregnant
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No surprise: Acne is a chronic, incurable, non-lifestyle-related disease that at your age is a serious personal and professional liability. If your present regimen ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
It can be.: Depending on your definition of "mild acne," doxycycline may be prescribed if topical medications are not helping. Usually it is prescribed for modera ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, doxy helps: Doxycycline and Minocycline are antibiotics often used to treat acne in teen boys. They are not used as often in girls, because these antibiotics are ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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It is an effective: anti-acne by reducing inflammation and infection. It should be used long term for at least 30 days for effective acne control. Also, avoid sunlight ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Both fine: Never use an antibiotic as monotherapy for acne. Topical benzoyl peroxide is a good basis for your rx, with the antibiotic as an adjunct for a few wee ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Stricker
26 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Doxycycline works 2 ways- it reduces the bacterial load and the inflammation associated with acne. It is not for everyone and there are some side effe ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes it could.

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