A 31-year-old member asked:
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why has my acne never left? i'm 23 years old now and still suffer greatly.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
This is common: I was able to stop treatment when i was 50. The key is to know that it's available, and that any competent physician can manage your acne. Your doctor is a resource that you have both a right and a duty to use. Best wishes.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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