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A 44-year-old member asked:

Can there be any way to get rid of acne besides dermatology?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Any physician...: Any licensed physician can treat most acne effectively using a mix of antibiotics and vitamin a derivatives. A dermatologist is required for isotretinoin. I very much hope you'll see scientific rx even though the internet offers you hundreds of often-weird home remedies. Good luck.
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 30 years experience
Acne: Otc products containing benzoyl peroxide , salicylic acid, or retinol may help mild breakouts . In most cases, prescription strength products are most effective. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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Last updated Oct 8, 2020

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