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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Which ones?: It's very difficult to answer broad open ended questions. Let's assume that you're referring to prescription acne medications. By definition, all have ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Topicals: Topical benzoyl peroxide works pretty well, topical retinoic acid derivatives and topical Clindamycin from your physician are pretty good as well. Nob ... Read More
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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Acne: It depends on many factors and what you are trying to treat. Please see your dermatologist to have an initial evaluation, especially since I don't thi ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Stricker
25 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Doxycycline works 2 ways- it reduces the bacterial load and the inflammation associated with acne. It is not for everyone and there are some side effe ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes it is safe: but Accutane will eventually kick in
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : it should be just as effective
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on person: Acne treatment varies with the individual, no two are alike (this applies to almost any disease and treatment for a disease or condition, otherwise ev ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Acne indication: I like Ortho Tricyclen for my patients with acne. It has an FDA indication for mild cystic acne. 2 generic equivalents include tri-sprintec and tri- ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
About any: Any combination estrogen / progestin oral contraceptive pill will have about the same effect in suppressing acne. The two you note would fall into tha ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It's perfectly effective as a birth control due to the estrogen. The main difference is that the other hormone is typically a Progesterone in other co ... Read More

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