A member asked:

Does acne really get worse after you go off an antibiotic?

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Dr. Tony Ho answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Maybe: Not only does the Doxycycline suppress the bacteria that cause acne, it exhibits an modest antiinflammatory effect. Coming off of it may lead to an acne flare, but that is not guaranteed.

Answered 6/25/2014



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