A 26-year-old male asked:
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skin to sensitive for any acne medication.mom has mild hormonal acne, dad has none.im 21 male when should it clear up on its on just cleansing 2xdaily?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Manage it anyway: There's no telling when acne will go away on its own. I was able to stop using topical benzoyl peroxide etc. when I was 50. Try this. Resolve that you're going to tough this out. See if you can tolerate 2.5% benzoyl peroxide and ask your physician about adding topical clindamycin or systemic tetracycline. It won't be pleasant but I bet you can bear it. Best wishes.
Answered on Dec 29, 2014

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