A 23-year-old male asked:
Since i have oily skin on my face is there a way i can get rid of my acne ? over the counter products such as oxy pads doesn't work for me.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
ACNE IS TREATABLE: Regardless of the type of skin.
Please see your doctor or dermatologist for further treatment options.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pathology 44 years experience
Rx meds are best: Over-the-counter products work poorly. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. If this fails, oral antibiotics such as tetracycline or erythromycin, depending on what you can take, are helpful. Dermatologists have Accutane and lasers. All acne is manageable nowadays if you want and can get care in our dysfunctional system. I wish you the best of luck.
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 24, 2014
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