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really bad acne and blackheads all over chest, back and face. i have big pores how do i get rid of them?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Serious Rx needed: Acne on the trunk won't respond well to anything you can do on your own. Start using topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated and get with your personal physician now. If a course of a systemic antibiotic does not clear you, the next offer may be Isotretinoin from a dermatologist; it's not for the faint-hearted but i'd urge you to try it if it's suitable.

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