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What can I do if my acne went away when i stopped washing my face. Why?

What can I do if my acne went away when i stopped washing my face. Why?

Acne: It is probably due to that particular type of cleansing have moisturizer , clogged up your skin. You need oil free produtcs. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

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


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I am 22 i am experiencing acne from 2years when could this acne stopped?

I am 22 i am experiencing acne from 2years when could this acne stopped?

Maybe: Although many consider acne a simple ritual of passage in the teen years, it can and does affect some men and women into their thirties or later.You need to find a health care provider that can help you understand how to manage the issue.There are a variety of treatments for the many variations of this problem. ...Read more

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I have stopped taking tetracylsal for acne today and I want to start trying for a baby, how long should I wait to start trying?

I have stopped taking tetracylsal for acne today and I want to start trying for a baby, how long should I wait to start trying?

Acne: We don't know your age and it is difficult to make recommendation without knowing that. Tetracycline is no longer prescribed for Acne due to its problems and much better alternatives so I'm not sure what you were on. Please talk to the doctor who was managing your Acne to determine how long it may take to clear the body. ...Read more

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Ive started ginet 84 for acne & read thata 6 month course should work but many say once stopped it comes back? Does ginet just stall acne temporarily?

Ive started ginet 84 for acne & read thata 6 month course should work but many say once stopped it comes back? Does ginet just stall acne temporarily?

Chronic disease: Listen, Jess. Acne is a chronic, non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease. You can manage it but it is not pleasant and like most other worthwhile things, caring for yourself requires real work. These "pop" acne Rx's are overpriced and won't cure you. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated doesn't clear you, your physician can add something that will control it. Trust him/her. ...Read more

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Will doxycyline work for acne the second time... If u stopped for 6 months and then get back on it?

Will doxycyline work for acne the second time... If u stopped for 6 months and then get back on it?

Acne: Yes. Doxycycline has both an antibacterial and anti inflammatory action against acne. These antibiotics hold acne under control but they do not cure it. However they prevent scarring until your body grows out of acne naturally. They can be used as suppressive therapy for long periods of time. The dose should be regulated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more