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how can i effectively treat acne and black heads fast!?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Retinoic acid: If there are a lot of blackheads, topical benzoyl peroxide is unlikely clear you, but a retinoic acid derivative topically may do the trick. Your physician should be in charge of this. If this is not sufficient, adding a topical or systemic antibiotic may work. For more serious disease, a dermatology consult is in order. Home remedies are adjuncts only. Best wishes.
Answered on Mar 24, 2014
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