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how to get rid of cheek acne

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No quick fix: Acne isn't curable though it eventually remits as you get older. Until then, acne confined to the cheeks can usually be eliminated by topical benzoyl ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
See doctor: You can get physician grade topical products to treat. Benzoyl peroxide works, Proactiv is good, you need moisturizer, exfoliator, and sunscreen and ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Acne: 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jaron Mcmullin
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Multiple Options: Find a local plastic surgeon or dermatologist. They may consider one or multiple methods including 1) tumescent anesthesia (to numb the skin) with sub ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience in Dermatology
Acne: There are many causes of acne--oil, cleansing, hormones, etc. There are so many great prescription treatments for acne now--both topical and oral. Mu ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Acne, etc.: Please have your family take you to see a skin specialist. Your parents should ask the doctor to refer you to a skin specialist!
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience in Dermatology
See a dermatologist: This sounds like a deeper, more inflammatory lesion and will not likely respond to topical treatment. Sometimes these lesions respond to oral antibiot ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience in Dermatology
Acne : Depending on the severity of the acne, combination therapy with topical antibacterials , retinoids , and sometimes oral antibiotics or Accutane may be ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Scientific Rx: When benzoyl peroxide fails, as it often does, your physician may add topical Clindamycin and/or a topical retinoic acid derivative. The oral contrace ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: Or a dermatologist who can asses your condition and prescribe a treatment.

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