A 20-year-old female asked:
I have very clean skin and yet i still get huge cystic pimples. i know genetics is a factor but theres gotta be something that can help me?
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Dermatology 57 years experience
4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Immune problem?: Some people, like Samoans, have poor neutrophil function and tend to get boils. Suggest an immunology consult. Many suggest bleach bathes for the whole family to eradicate staph--1 cup bleach in a bathtub every week, then once a month, and bactroban (mupirocin) for the nostrils to counteract staph colonization. If it is localized to the face and back, it is likely cystic acne--see a dermatologist.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2015
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