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what are the treatments for acne

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
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.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
MANY: Are there different ways to eat breakfast? See a dermatologist.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't worked in two weeks, get with your physician. Home remedies are only an adjucnt. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-li ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
42 years experience Dermatology
Acne: Over the counter benzoyl peroxide and many prescription creams, antibiotic pills, and isotretinoin.
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Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience Dermatology
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
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Rx: I start folks on topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoid acid derivative if there are. A woman wh ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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

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