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I have bad back and chest acne What treatments or products would you recommend

A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics : When acne is confined to the face, you can often get by, and do well with topical therapy. When its on the chest, rarely. When it is on the back, neve ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Skow
11 years experience Family Medicine
Acne: Your doctor may be able to help you with prescribing a antibiotic/acne medicated body wash as well as retin-a. This will help address the 3 ways that ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Systemic Rx: When it's on your trunk, you'll usually need systemic treatment. Topical benzoyl peroxide will help, and your physician will decide the right medicati ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Systemic Rx: You're going to need either a systemic antibiotic plus topical something (maybe benzoyl peroxide) or isotretinoin. If you're a female, the o ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes but only if . . : Only if you're willing to tolerate side effects and very strict requirements for taking it. Remember that Isotretinoin is associated w/birth defects. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Acne scars: The only good treatment would be dermabrasion. Accutane is good for cystic acne - but really doesn't help the existing scars. You might be able to ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Your : Your primary care medical doctor probably would be comfortable writing a prescription for mild acne. A topical medication such as Clindamycin topical ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Please consult this site for effective home remedies for Acne: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Viral????: Sounds like some kind of viral ex anthem- however if it lasts more than2 weeks-- see a dermatologist.

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