A 41-year-old member asked:
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sodium sulfacetamide--how does it help acne scars?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
It doesn't.: Sodium sulfacetamide (sulfacet and other brands) does not have any effect on acne scars.
Answered on Aug 26, 2018

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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No : But it does tx acne itself.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
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Probably not: This is considered a good topical antibiotic for burn wounds but it's use for treatment of acne disease is not generally condoned.
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Dr. Otto Placik
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Not for scars: This is not so much for treating scars as it for preventing scars by minimizing bacterial counts and the damage that is done by the bacteria and your ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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