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A 36-year-old member asked:

How do you control acne breakouts for a 40 year old adult?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
As for anyone: Probably your physician will offer you a systemic antibiotic, unless you're a lady who can and wants to take the oral contraceptive ill i was finally able to stop taking tetracycline altogether in my late 40's. These are effective for all but the nastiest cases.
Last updated Mar 18, 2019


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