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A 19-year-old female asked:

Female, asian, 19. only get acne on right side of face leaving hyperpigmentation. wash sheets/face regularly with acne scrub. any tips for treatment?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
See a dermatologist: Tretinoin (Retin A) or adapalene prescription will reduce the acne and the post-inflamatory hyperpigmentation. Depending on the severity of the acne, as well as your emotional reaction to it, you may also consider prescription SPIRONLACTONE, an antiandrogen. Very effective. Very safe except not if pregnant or in kidney failure.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Provided original answer
SPIRONOLACTONE usually 50 or 100mg a day. A local pharmacy here sells 90 pills for $16 cash.
Aug 3, 2015

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