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A 29-year-old female asked:

my skin has developed cystic acne. it's very red, inflamed and itchy by the cheek. who do i see? dermotologist or endocrinologist?

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Dr. Galen Harnden
Specializes in Pediatrics
Dermatologist: I would see a dermatologist. There are many treatments for acne, but for more severe cystic acne, a specialist is needed since the treatment is more involved and there are side effects to the medications that need to be discussed.

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Last updated Feb 6, 2019

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