A 45-year-old member asked:
can you tell me how to cure my face acne?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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