A 38-year-old member asked:
neosporin cream (neomycin and polymyxin b) on acne - helps decrease scarring?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
43 years experience Pathology
Can do better: No one needs to have bad acne or acne scarring in this day and age. I start folks on cheap topical Clindamycin which usually works; if that fails, cheap systemic tetracycline (kept mine under control for 25 years). A dermatologist can offer you even more potent retinoic acid-related meds, especially if it's cystic acne. You have a choice.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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