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How to get rid of cheek acne

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 17 years experience
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jaron Mcmullin
Plastic Surgery 18 years experience
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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
Dermatology 32 years experience
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 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 25 years experience
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 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
Cardiology 51 years experience
Good hygiene.: keep ur head gry. check with an md for fungal infection

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