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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can i apply lemon juice on my face for killing ache bacteria and lighting spots and acne scars ?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
You can: But expect no benefits. We have very good technology for ACNE. Probably you will benefit from spironolactone 100mg a day and tretinoin or adapalene topical. The topical comes as cream or gel in different strengths. Expect results in 3 months. Not if pregnant or kidney failure.

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