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I have been suffing from acne for a long time , i'm 23 and have tryed a lot of creams but nothing is. working , i have it on my face , back please help?

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Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
See a dermatologist!: There are lots of effective treatments for acne , some of which are in pill form for systemic effect. Go see a skin specialist.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Acne : Depending on the severity of the acne, combination therapy with topical antibacterials , retinoids , and sometimes oral antibiotics or Accutane may be prescribed . See your dermatologist to evaluate the acne and prescribe the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Long term acne: Since you have had acne for some time with poor results, you might see a dermatologist for the use of accutane.

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