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what happens to the material in an acne cyst after it is injected with steroids?

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Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Redices inflammation: It reduces the inflammation.
Answered on May 18, 2012
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Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Its absorbed: Steroid injections for acne cause decrease inflammation of the deep cyst. The body quickly absorbs the steroid so there are few long term side effects.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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