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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
OTC vs prescription: Several different options are available to treat acne. Many over-the-counter products are available. So are many prescription ones, too. Depending upo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No fast- no easy: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradli ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jorge Duchicela
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Pimples Black Heads: Whatever you do, do not pick on them. The very best therapy is to check with your doctor. Your doc has a plethora of excellent medicines that are ve ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcel Goldberg
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Elusive: If it was easy to get rid of acne, nobody would have acne! depending on what type of acne you have, anything from topical treatments with benzoyl per ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
21st century Rx: You deserve to be free of acne if that is your wish. I start with topical Clindamycin plus either benzoyl peroxide if there are few blackheads or a re ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: The skin lesions of syphilis are variable but will not be confined to the acne zones and will not produce pus. If you are concerned that you may have ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Acne: Benzoyl peroxide facial wash/scrub of about 10% strength is a reasonable first line treatment choice for acne. Do not expect immediate results, howev ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
33 years experience in Bariatrics
No ice: Try Benzoyl Peroxide wash sold over the counter. There are also devices sold at drug stores to remove blackheads safely with minimal trauma to the sk ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Keep treating: I see that you have already has laser treatment for scars. Chances are that you disease has been severe enough to require isotretinoin, and may still ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No but it is not: an effective treatment. Consult this site for home treatment of acne: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatm ... Read More

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