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Acne Face Back
Acne: Your doctor may be able to help you with prescribing a antibiotic/acne medicated body wash as well as retin-a. This will help address the 3 ways that lead to acne - oil production, clogged pores, and bacteria. You may also try to wear lose fitting clothing particularly during activities with high perspiration. ...Read more
Try these herbals: Pure aloe vera gel, apple cider vinegar (mix 40 %organic apple cider vinegar with 60 % water and dip the coton swab in the mixture and apply it directly to your skin), burdock root (make a tea with it and drink it) jojoba oil(natural moisturizer; neem(make a tea with it and drink it); tea tree oil applied topically. Google more info online for herbal meds for acne. Best wishes and god bless you. ...Read more
Ihave acne in face, back since I was 15 I use doxycycline for 8 mon without progress>after one yr doc giv it to me again but other doc giv me recotaine?
Bigger guns: Acne on the back usually requires both a systemic antibiotic (minocycline may work better for some folks) and a topical such as Clindamycin plus either benzoyl peroxide or a retinoic acid derivative. For deep cystic acne, the effective remedies can only be prescribed by a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
24 years old. Normal hormones but have irregular cycles, cystic acne over face/back, hirtuism, cysts on ovaries, insomnia, depression? Cycles 40+ days
Acne: Sometimes acne needs treatment with stronger medicines or a combination of therapies. Deeper blemishes, such as nodules and cysts, are more likely to leave scars. As a result, your doctor may give you oral antibiotics sooner to start the healing process. Topicals include benzoyl peroxide, retin a, (tretinoin) epiduo, ziana and others. ...Read more
Acne: I think you should see a physician he would be able to prescribe something to stop this occurring ...Read more
No!: Popping acne can lead to scarring so that is never recommended. I see from your age that you are an adult female with acne. I typically prescribe spironolactone for this variant of acne and it works to clear it nicely. Also, a medicated wash such as 4, 6 or 8% benzoyl peroxide can be found over the counter and is usually helpful. Careul about bleaching with this product! ...Read more
Skin acne on face and back/or chest is caused by hormonal disorder? What can be done, if it is so?
Acne on face n back
Taking dianette for it
Somewhat has controlled it because it was mostly around period time
How long should it take for clindoxyl gel to clear acne on face and back if used daily? Will the acne come back after stopping use?
Hopefully: Hopefully 2 months. You must stay on treatment. ...Read more
I have really bad acne on my face, back and shoulders. I've tried clearisil, clean and clear and Proactiv but nothing seems to work help me please?
I have bad acne on my face, back, and chest. I'm a senior in highschool and I have always had it. I really want to clear these things up. Please help?
Isotretinoin: Isotretinoin is used to treat severe recalcitrant nodular acne (a certain type of severe acne) that has not been helped by other treatments, such as antibiotics. Isotretinoin is in a class of medications called retinoids. It works by slowing the production of certain natural substances that can cause pimples to form. 80% of patients who take the medication never have acne again. ...Read more
Hi I'm 20 and want to get rid of strong acne on face and back/shoulders I've had for years throughout teens made worse by having to take prednisolone. Currently taking Oxytetracycline but it seems to have stopped working? I was advised about something lik
Can bleaching your hair cause a reaction and cause acne, I'm in my early 40s , developed acne on back face and stomach around time of bleaching hair?
I am having low to moderate acne on my face & back. With rown complexion & some acne scars.
Please advice medicines & topical treatment for fair skin?
Get real Rx: If it's on your back, you'll probably need both topical treatment (consider benzoyl peroxide plus topical clindamycin, perhaps with a retinoic acid derivative), plus a sytemic antibiotic or one of the big guns that only a dermatologist can write for. Some acne scars give a man character, but this should be a choice; this is the 21st century & all acne can be managed scientifically. ...Read more