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Does Yaz Clear Up Acne
Yes: Both to clear it and prevent it. ...Read more
Kills bacteria: Benzoyl peroxide creates oxygen when in contact with skin. The bacteria causing acne cannot live in the presence of oxygen so actually dies. It also assists in removing dead cells that cause the pores to get plugged which also leads to acne formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, doxy helps: Doxycycline and Minocycline are antibiotics often used to treat acne in teen boys. They are not used as often in girls, because these antibiotics are not used during pregnancy, and teen girls may unexpectedly become pregnant. Antibiotic gels and creams are also used, and may contain Clindamycin or erthromycin antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for acne to clear up when using benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide)?
Treat acne first: Active acne must be taken care of first. Once that is done, then scarring can be addressed with a variety of treatment options depending on your skin type, the depth of scar, presence of other skin problems etc. Your facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist may recommend peels, lasers, scar revisions, dermabrasion or other techniques. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: Probiotics are pills which contain large amounts of what are considered "good bacteria, " that is, bacteria which are naturally found in the colon which help digest food and keep away more harmful bacteria from overpopulating. Acne is a disease which is caused by a mix of bad bacteria on the face infecting glands are overenthusiastic. Probiotics won't rid the bad-bacteria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dermatologist recomended ortho tri cycen lo for acne. If it does clear up acne, how do I go off of it without having the acne return?
ACNE: The birth control pills are treating the hormonal component of your acne. Those deep painful bumps that hurt before they come to the surface. I have only seen one product work for this other than hormonal treatments. It is from Europe, and is called Juvasess teens. It inhibits the hormone action on the sebaceous gland. You could start the Juvasess as you stop the birth control. ...Read more
How long does it take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) (birth control pill) to help clear acne?
Give it time: I usually advise patients to give "the pill" at least 3 cycles to determine if they will experience clearing of acne. Continue to use topical acne solutions AND take some before and after pictures of your skin to convince yourself that things are better or worse. If you do not experience at least some resolution of acne symptoms discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
No: The acid in lemon juicecdoes not clear acne and as with other home remedies such as toothpaste tougher burn skin and leave discoloration. The best home remedy is either benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid over the counter medicines. Changes in diet and oral zinc are also helpful. For cysts over the counter devices such as claro can shrink cysts with heat. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Partner tested: All partners should be treated before resuming intercourse. Re-infection can occur if all partners are not treated. You should not have sex for 7 days after single dose treatment or until after completing 7 days of treatment antibiotics. Unless you are pregnant, a "test of cure" is not needed unless symptoms persist, there was a non-standard treatment, or not all the meds were taken. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a acne prone skin.my doctor prescribed me benzoyl peroxide 2.5gel.hydrogel cleanser and isotretinoin does all the things can clear all my acne?
Good regimen: The skin care regimen you have been prescribed is a fairly standard combination of acne medications that typically help most people. Excessive dryness is not uncommon at the start of therapy, but can be minimized by a non-comedogenic moisturizer such as Cetaphil. Stick with it, as transient flare ups after 30 days are common but generally not recurrent. ...Read more
My doctor prescribed me spironolactone for my pre menstrual acne flare up..And I have been on minocycline for 9weeks. Will spiro help clear up faster?
Good start: These are both great meds but you probably want to use topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid as well, all the time, at least once a day. An antibiotic shouldn't be your only acne Rx.; the topicals remain your best friends. Your physician should be congratulated -- many of us don't know how helpful spironolactone often is. Some birth control pills can clear acne if they're right for you. ...Read more
OCP's: I am not aware of this being a requirement. ...Read more
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