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How was acne treated back in the days of no modern medicine?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman answered

Specializes in Dermatology

In the historic archives at the mayo clinic, prior to systemic medications (accutane, antibiotics) or lasers, patients received special compounded topical medications and hot packs that contained precipitated sulfur and salicylic acid.

Answered Jul 14, 2012



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