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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasi ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Several things: First, i recommend using a good soap and one which is not too drying. Avoid body and deodorant soaps. Ivory or dove are good, perhaps neutragenia is b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Avoid sugar be gentl: Medical opinion keeps changing, but sugar seems to aggravate acne a lot. Treating your skin too rough by frequent washings also makes acne worse by in ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Rx's best: Since you are a female, your physician may be able to identify a mild hormonal problem putting you at extra risk. Over-the-counter stuff is weak. I ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Same as...: ...Anyplace else, except you'll need either an assistant to put on topicals, or oral meds.
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Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
35 years experience Dermatology
Several types: It really depends on the type of acne and severity of the acne. If is is moderate to severe, oral antibiotics with topical treatments prescribed by a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Scientific: It's unfortunate if you're 25 & haven't yet been rx'd effectively. Mildest cases may respond to topical benzoyl peroxide. Next step is topical Clindam ... Read More
A 40-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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Clindamycin: It's pretty good for relatively mild disease, but never use an antibiotic as sole treatment for acne. It's especially good in combination with topical ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Acne treatment: Dermatologists are experienced at acne management. Find one.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
Mild Acne: Many previously prescribed acne medications are now available over the counter. For mild facial acne, topical benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and r ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Basic Rx: Get some generic topical benzoyl peroxide, starting perhaps with 5% and use (concentration, frequency) as tolerated. If you're not clear in two weeks, ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Seek cause: Adults whose acne flares need to have cushing's and other hormonal disturbances ruled out. Beyond this, it's as for anyone. If topical benzoyl peroxid ... Read More

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