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A 48-year-old female asked:

14 y/o daughter has bad back acne. her face isn't affected. starting to get depressed about it. what can be done asap to resolve it? not cystic.

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 45 years experience
I would: Even though acne is not cystic i would still consider accutane. Acne on the back is resistant to most treatments.
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Aug 7, 2013
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
In addition psychotherapy may be needed to help ward off the depression.
Aug 7, 2013
Last updated Jan 16, 2015


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