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Acne Cyst Treatment
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...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
I have mild acne but it's usually cystic. What kind of treatment would a determaltoligist usually recommend? Would they recommend me any pills?
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
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
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.
I completed 3 month course of Isotretinoin.it's been 2 month since I ended the course and now 2 cystic acne appeared again,should I restart treatment?
Continue meds: You may have an increase in acne in the first few months after starting retinoids. Need to continue using for another 2 mos and then re-evaluate. You should be using this with a doctors oversight and need regular labs drawn to make sure your liver is tolerating it as well. ...Read more
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