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A 27-year-old female asked:

What is the best way to treat stubborn painful acne on the face. i have tried neutrogena on the spot treatment and it just keeps getting worse?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Basics: All acne is an individual reflection of genetics & environment. While most consider this a ritual of passage for the teen years for some it will last into their 30's and beyond. Treatment must be individualized to the person after an exam & review of past treatments. Find a dermatologist and develop a daily skin care plan. Any medications must be selected through this process.

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