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A 25-year-old male asked:

How to get rid of steroid acne? (acne caused by long use of medrol). stopped this medicine 10 days ago buy my face is still full of red bumps.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
2 ways: Over time (months) it should fade as the steroid effect leaves your system/tissues. In the short term you can manage this as you would as a teen. Benzoil peroxide, acne wash and similar products can help. If this is not gone by 3 months after stopping I would see a dermatologist.

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