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gentamicin topical for acne

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Benzoyl peroxide: This is the best over-the-counter remedy. Your physician has others. Retinoic acid derivatives are great especially if there are blackheads / comedone ... Read More
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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: Benzamycine is actually 2 medicines - benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin.None of the strains of the bacteria that cause acne have become resistant to b ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing works: nothing but time will do this. Manage the disease to prevent new lesions. Best wishes
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on severity: If you have moderate to severe acne, long-term oral antibiotics in addition to topical cream is required to keep your acne under control. Doxycycline ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Acne do usually get better with age. For now try washing your face frequently with soap and water.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: How long has it been since the ance disappeared ? You may need something more aggressive like chemical peels to get rid of the layers little by litt ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Yes: When used as directed, Clindamycin topical along with benzoyl peroxide, reduces the redness, inflammation, and severity of acne!
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Use a real Rx: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-hygiene and non-lifestyle related disease that you need to manage with something more than lemon or honey. It's gettin ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
See dermatologist: Back is tough place to appy topicals. See the dermatologist for best treatment. May want to start with oral antibiotics, you may need to end up at A ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Will not hurt: Expired medications do not turn into poisons. They will not help. Just get one that is current and use it or better still visit your doctor or a derma ... Read More
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