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can acne medication be used on skin nodules?

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Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 47 years experience
Skin nodules: There are many different kinds of skin nodules. Some are pimples and folliculitis and acne nodules. Acne medication could be used on those. However the majority of skin nodules are growths such as moles, dermatofibroma, seborrheic keratosis, or other malignant or benign neoplasm. See your dermatologist to evaluate the nodules and prescribe the appropriate therapy.

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Last updated May 17, 2013

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