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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Med: You can get oral antibiotics and topical meds from your dermatologist. You could also be prescribed Isotretinoin if your dermatologist believes in thi ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Chest acne: First, make sure it is acne and not another acne-like condition. This calls for a visit to your dermatologist.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Systemic Rx: Acne on the trunk will at a minimum require a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline 500 2x/day. A topical agent like benzoyl peroxide may help some ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Systemic Rx: I trust the diagnosis is correct. Acne on the trunk usually requires systemic rx. If you can take it, tetracycline 500 2x/day may clear you up. If not ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Hit it hard: Acne on the trunk won't respond fully to topicals though they may help. Your physician will decide whether to start with a systemic antibiotic or refe ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical car ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: You can't do it on your own, and home remedies and topical benzoyl peroxide probably won't touch it. Your physician can probably clear you in about tw ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Oral med/treatment: Unfortunately it is tough to treat severe acne, especially on back because u can't see/reach well. This often require systemic/oral med. I strongly re ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: You'll need both a topical agent such as topical benzoyl peroxide and prescription-strength Rx from your physician, probably a systemic antibiotic for ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: You can't do it on your own, and home remedies and topical benzoyl peroxide probably won't touch it. Your physician can probably clear you in about tw ... Read More

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