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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scientific Rx: The only product you can buy that works at all well is benzoyl peroxide. If this fails, get with your physician; it's easy to manage today.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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You can't: Anybody offering you something to remove acne scars is scamming you. Only a dermatologist can do this, using microsurgery, lasers, fillers, and/or abr ... Read More
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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No no no!: Acne medications can be very irritating to open wounds. A better option (in addition to a mild soap & warm water) is an antibiotic ointment that' ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scientific Rx: Acne is a chronic disease that eventually remits as a person ages. I was able to stop taking rx when i was 50. In the meantime, topical benzoyl peroxi ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Benzoyl peroxide: Use 5% 2x/day. If you are not clear in two weeks, get on the phone to your personal physician. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disea ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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None of them: None of the over-the-counter acne treatments does much good. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid-based compound. If I do ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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Retinoids : The topiclal retinoids include retin a (tretinoin) and differin. Adjuctively, topical antibiotics and benzoyl peroxide can help.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. P. Malini Ariyawansa
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Best to see your doc: One of the best is the over the counter benzyl peroxide , start with 2.5% strength, and gradually increase to 5% or 10 %. You may want to see a doctor ... Read More
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Dr. James Hargan
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There are TONS: Need to ask a good dermatologis. As far as non-prescription............La-roach posay and avene make a couple of acne products that I have seen work ... Read More
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