A member asked:

Due to my medium cystic acne i got prescribed epiduo forte. since 4 days im using this treatement. i got a lot of new inflammation (pustules) on my breakout areas. my skin is oily and extremly dry. the skin peels exzessivly and the face is red?

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Dr. Stanley Katz answered

Specializes in Dermatology

It seems as though you have Inflammatory Acne. Treatment should be either an oral or topical antibiotic along with an appropriate acne wash and a topical retinoid. See a dermatologist for evaluation and the proper treatment.

Answered 8/6/2022



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