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I took doxycycline hyclate as an anti-malarial precaution, and it cleared up my skin. how can i get a perscription to treat my moderate acne?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Doxycycline for acne: Glad to hear it helped your acne! It's often very effective for this purpose. Just ask your personal physician. Any doctor can prescribe it, but if she is unfamiliar, see a dermatologist. Acne can be controlled with lower doses than needed for malaria prevention.

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Last updated Apr 15, 2017

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