U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
India
A 32-year-old female asked:

I had a sudden outbreak of acne on my forehead as small pinpoints. i am using dermadew acne soap and deriva bpo gel since two months but no difference?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Sudden onset...: ...Of acne in an adult can sometimes be a sign of hormonal changes within the body. Medications can do it too. If benzoyl peroxide is not clearing it, you'd best see your dermatologist, who will prescribe something stronger and run some tests to rule out internal hormonal problems.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Apr 6, 2013

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.