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Can Tetracycline Heal Acne Better Than Accutane In 20yo Woman
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
On tetracycline, acne clear up initially now it flare up again! help! i cannot do accutane. is there other ways?i dont think tetracycline works for me
Initially my derm prescribe tetracycline with prednisolone, acne flare up,now she prescibe minocycline and xepasone.i cannot take accutane.What next?
Accutane caused me to have rosacea and i'm a 20 year old male. What is this thing doing to my body? Why do doctors prescribe this for mild acne?
Accutane treatment: Accutane is a vitamin a derivative used to treat acne. It is fda approved but has siginificant potential side effect and should only be used in stubborn to clear acne or widespread pustular acne which does not respond to more traditional topical and oral medications. Rosacea should be a temporary side effect from the Accutane and should clear once you are off the medicine. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Why would a 30yr old woman with clear skin develop severe, rupturing, cystic acne in a 2 wk period that is still here a yr later, after 9 mo on accutane?
Can Mederma help the redness heal from a acne scar ? And it's safe to use while on Accutane right?
Do you advise on using bio oil or olive oil to heal a slightly depressed red acne scar? Im on absorica (accutane) 20mg 2x/day
Acne scar: Useless if scar has formed.Get a more detailed answer ›