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Acne Cyst Treatment
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I have lots of acne cyst in my poor head and face. I already took antibiotic and cream but is not gone what the best treatment of acne? Pls help
What is the best treatment for mild occasional cystic acne. I am using clinda gel with ok results, is there anything better. ?
Good topical, but...: Clindamycin gel (a topical antibiotic good for skin, if no allergy) is a good one. However, cystic acne is painful, persistent, under the skin, and can cause permanent scarring. So if it is mild and occasional, follow good preventive skin care practices. But i strongly recommend anyone with cystic acne have a regular dermatologist for regular care and rx of cysts, which usually are injected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello, i'm trying to get rid of or mitigate a big red bump on my forehead that seems to be cystic acne. Is there any treatment that could help?
Grieving Time: Hello, Once you get a big one, my recommendation is to first GRIEVE as this lump is likely not going away in the next 48 hours. This grieving process will decrease stress and prevent the downward spiral. Then, attack it with full fury with hot compresses many times a day and dry it up a bit. You also have the option of a cortisone injection. Better prevention is key. -Dr. Neal ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have mild acne but it's usually cystic. What kind of treatment would a determaltoligist usually recommend? Would they recommend me any pills?
No: Anything short of Isotretinoin for cystic acne will probably disappoint you. If you are an adult responsible for the health of a teen with cystic acne, and you are denying him/her access to evidence-based treatment for a chronic disease that is a grave personal and professional liability, you are making a terrible mistake. Please get junior treated effectively. Thanks. ...Read more
Helpful for acne.: Doxycycline is an antibiotic that is commonly prescribed for cystic or nodular acne. It is typically prescribed when topical medications are ineffective. It would be best to see your local dermatologist or plastic surgeon specializing in skin care to develop a comprehensive approach to your acne. ...Read more
Medicines to b taken n applied for nodular cystic acne. Pls suggest d time n course of d treatment. My acne is painful n worse. Help needed.
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
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