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my acne is horrible

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get real Rx: Any physician can manage acne successfully and at little cost. It's a non-lifestyle-related illness that can be devastating. If your parents are resis ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Weiguo Li
Dr. Weiguo Li answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
Can be treated.: Try otc Benzoyl Peroxide Gel first. If does not work, see your pcp for prescriptions. Can start with topical anday add oral meds. See your doctor if ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Acne treatment: Unfortunately there is no magic pill to make it go away in a day, however consider prescription medications such as oral antibiotic like doxycycline a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor.: Acne is very, very treatable! Severe cases require prescription medications that work well. Please check with your regular doctor to make sure your ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Treat it: You are unlikely to find a remediable cause of an acne flare. If topical benzoyl peroxide and or retinoids acid have not cleared you in a few weeks, g ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: If benzoyl peroxide has failed after 2 weeks, get with your physician. Acne is a serious, chronic potentially mutilating disease that your physician c ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
OTCs help some: The best you can do with over the counter products is a cleanser with 3% salicylic acid or 10% benzoyl peroxide. Of find both and alternate days. Acne ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Your physician can treat you effectively. If someone is holding out for a "natural / holistic / herbal / ayurvedic" remedy, i appreciate their good in ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stop neglecting it: I am going to assume that topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you after two weeks, and that you are already aware that acne is not r ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The acne you: describe needs PROFESSIONAL CARE from a Board Certified Dermatologists. THERE ARE a number of new extremely effective treatments. Avoid Over the Count ... Read More

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