A 34-year-old member asked:
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how might you get rid of back pimples?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Acne Tx: Backne or back acne is just that --acne ot is treated in a similar way as facial acne however it is somewhat more difficult to treat and to apply topicals to , as such an oral (antibiotic) treatment may need to be prescibed.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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Dr. Stanley Katz
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See dermatologist : should be evaluated by dermatologist. There are many topical and oral meds to treat acne and folliculitis on the trunk.
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Dr. David Sax answered
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Benzoyl peroxide.: Back acne can often times respond to over the counter benzoyl peroxide washes. Depending on the severity, prescription topical medications can be add ... Read More
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Dr. Norman Levine
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Acne: See a dermatologist who will probably prescribe a combination of creams and pills.
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
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Acne : Use otc benzoyl peroxide.

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