A 18-year-old male asked:
I suffer from acne
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Some options...: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics like tetracycline can be used. If quite severe, a dermatologist may use Accutane.
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Last updated Nov 7, 2016
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