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A 47-year-old male asked:

Hi, this is for my 19 year old son who is also covered on my medical aid. he has blackheads and painful pimples on his arms, chest and back, we would like to know what we can do about it since it also affects his self esteem?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Acne Treatment: Talk to a Dr in person or via telemedicine about the options available for Acne treatment. Typical treatment regimens involve washing twice a day with a benzoyl peroxide product, application of medicated lotions or creams after washing, and oral antibiotics specific for acne.

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Last updated Jan 2, 2021

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