A 45-year-old member asked:
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on average, how long will acne medication take to work?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Give it two weeks: If you're not seeing good results by this time, get back with your physician. If you have been given a different interval to wait, trust your physician. Good luck.
Answered on Jul 9, 2013

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