A 17-year-old male asked:
i use oxy pads daily fur acne. well it says use up to 3 times daily. i just used 6 pads at one time. is this ok?
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Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Probably not: 6 pads is likely to dry your skin out too much. The idea of three times a day use is to even out your skin throughout the day! don't forget to use an oil free moisturizer after cleansing.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
What makes cystic nodular acne different from everyday acne?
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Dermatology 16 years experience
Cystic Nodular Acne: Cystic nodular acne differs from standard acne by the type of skin lesion that predominates, which is the target for medical treatments. In typical acne, the main skin lesions are comedones (superficial whiteheads & blackheads). Cystic nodular acne has more inflammation (redness, pain) & deeper skin lesions (cysts, nodules) that are less responsive to topical treatments & require oral medication.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Could the clarisonic acne daily clarifying cleanser work?
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Pathology 44 years experience
Get tough with it: This is weak, pricey, gimmicky stuff. Grab some 5% benzoyl peroxide and apply it 2x/day. If you're not clear in two weeks, or it's on your trunk, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength treatment.
4492 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 18-year-old female asked:
Could drinking black coffee daily be causing my acne breakouts?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Yes and no, or maybe: The easiest way to answer your question is to stop drinking black coffee for a few days and see. Or ask yourself if you had the problem before you started to drink black coffee daily. If you have been drinking coffee daily for a long time and acne recently breakout, then it probably is not the coffee, and if you only started recently and acne breakout followed then maybe it is the culprit.
739 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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