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A 19-year-old female asked:

I have really bad acne and no time or money to see a dermatologist, i have blackheads on my nose, cystic pimples, and red irritated skin what can i do?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No time?: Any licensed physician can handle all but the most severe cases of acne. I trust you're already using topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day; your personal physician can write for the oral contraceptive pill (if right for you), topical / systemic antibiotics, topical spironolacton, or retinoic acid derivatives. College / free health clinic can help. No time for any health care? Big change is needed.
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Last updated Jul 23, 2015

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