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What medicines are good to cure acne

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
1. Yes. 2. A while: Deriva is adapalene, which is a retinoid and is good treatment for typical acne. It can be uses alone if a patient improves a lot with it. It can al ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Dandelion roots: This is a weird concoction of a bunch of herbals and vitamins and obviously a huge marketing campaign. It's your time and money. I'd urge yo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Scars vs acute acne?: Unsure whether you are looking for acne treatment, or repair of scars from previous pustules or cysts. Basic treatment for mild acne starts with a re ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binh Ngo
Dr. Binh Ngo answered
17 years experience Dermatology
Bleaching Cream: Visit your dermatologist to get a bleaching cream. Tretinoin cream (available in prescription) treats acne and also can lighten up the dark spots as ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical ret ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Prevent new lesions: The red marks are new vessels necessary for healing and you can't treat them. You can try hydroquinone bleach for hyperpigmentation. It's more importa ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Please consult this site for effective home treatment. You may need to try more than one treatment to see what suits you the best. http://www.webmd.c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Forget homemade remedies. Acne on the trunk usually requires a systemic rx that you can get only from your physician. You'll want him/her to double-ch ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: We have very good technology for acne. Successful therapy for each person is an individual matter determined by the nature of the acne, the details ab ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: All acne can be managed. Start with topical benzoyl peroxide, if this fails after two weeks your physician may add topical Clindamycin and/or a topica ... Read More
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