A 21-year-old male asked:
I want to know how can i get rid of pimples (acne). i have an oily skin and the acne just keep occurring on my face since last two years.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
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 Apr 19, 2014
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