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I have mild acne and i'm taking lymecycline and i was wondering if this would get rid of my scars?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Won't touch scars: I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with scars. You also know not to use just an antibiotic as monotherapy for acne -- you also need a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid or both. Laser Rx, filler injection, or microsurgery may help the scars. Best wishes.

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