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A 16-year-old male asked:

How reduce pimple from face?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Many options: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream is helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin (adapalene) gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics and dapsone gel are options also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist may prescribe oral Accutane.

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