A 31-year-old member asked:
can you tell me how to cure acne on my face?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help.
Answered on May 22, 2013
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