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What are the treatments for acne

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Baby acne's harmless: No need to treat it, unless they start throwing baby proms, with corsages and limos. Then you probably want them to look their best for the date.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
None, if baby acne: Baby acne usually occurs in the first month or so, and goes away on its own (it doesn't bother the baby). Around the time the baby acne fades away, he... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Specialist: Get your acne under control. Acne that produced scars should have been managed by prescription-strength meds. If you sill need this, get it now. Nothi... Read More
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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 15 years experience
Depends: Depends on the marks red spots. These come from acne inflammation and resolve over a few months. No treatment needed brown spots. Also come from... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Scientific Rx: The best over-the-counter treatment is topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day as tolerated. Tea tree oil is the most effective of the "herbal" remedies as... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Several options help: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleo... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Real science: Start with benzoyl peroxide otc if you can tolerate it. Rx topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative is next. Your physician may ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Plastic Surgery 17 years experience
Multiple: So acne is a very common and complex issue. There are many many treatments and they are very individually tailored. So the best answer for you may not... Read More
A 37-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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Gels/creams for acne: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream. If more help is n... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Very weak: Vinegar and tea-tree oil may help some; tea-tree oil has enough estrogen to grow breasts in some teenaged guys, who isn't making the situation easier.... Read More

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