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how to get rid of cystic acne on chin

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get seen: You will need a dermatologist and very probably isotretinoin. This is not for the faint-hearted, but you'll probably be very glad you did in the long ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: True cystic acne almost always requires isotretinoin. This is not pleasant, not cheap, and not risk-free, but it is well worth it. If you are responsi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Derm consult: For deep cystic acne, the best is still the somewhat dangerous and unpleasant group of vitamin a derivatives ("accutane" family) that only dermatologi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Forgive my frankness. You'll need a physician's prescription-strength treatment, probably isotretinoin. Acne is a serious, non-lifestyle-related disea ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Second opinion: If Isotretinoin has failed, it's possible you have one of the mimics rather than classic acne, especially at your age. I also trust you do not have sa ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
35 years experience Dermatology
Birth control pills: The correct birth control pill (not all of them help acne) and/or spironolactone (a diuretic) help hormonal acne.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
This is serious: True cystic acne always requires systemic prescription Rx and usually requires isotretinoin. Get with your physician and ignore anything folks tell yo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Hard-core treatment: Cystic acne almost always requires isotretinoin. Only a dermatologist can rx it. It is not cheap, pleasant, or risk-free. But you owe it to yourself - ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: Cystic acne requires heavy-duty scientific treatment, often Isotretinoin that only a dermatologist can give. If you are responsible for the emotional ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
Dermatologist: Have you been evaluated by a dermatologist? If not consider seeing one for eval and treatment.

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