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A 19-year-old male asked:

Solution of dark black pimples or acnes. i am 20 years old and facing acne problem since 16. it makes a small hole on my face everytime i removes it .

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 9 years experience
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'.

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Last updated Nov 22, 2015

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