Doctor insights on:
How To Get Rid Of Chest Shoulder And Back Acne
Serious Rx: You can't do it on your own, and home remedies and topical benzoyl peroxide probably won't touch it. Your physician can probably clear you in about two weeks with a systemic antibiotic that's right for you, perhaps tetracycline 500 2x/day. If this fails and you're offered isotretinoin, accept it. ...Read more
How do I get rid of chest and back acne it's really gross to me and it makes me insecure about my body now.
Oral med/treatment: Unfortunately it is tough to treat severe acne, especially on back because u can't see/reach well. This often require systemic/oral med. I strongly recommend discussing this issue with your doc--talk to your parents because you are only 16. If your doc is not comfortable with treating acne, he/she may refer you to a local dermatologist. There are many options for you. So, chin up....Good luck. ...Read more
Serious Rx: It's your biology at this time. Acne is not caused by hygiene or lifestyle. Nothing you did caused you to have acne on your trunk. This is the 21st century and you need to manage it -- visible acne is a sign of poor self-care and a serious professional liability. Topical benzoyl peroxide is your first medication but you will also need prescription strength rx from your physician to supplement it. ...Read more
Need big guns: If you characterize your acne as horrible, then don't waste time with anything short of the big guns that only a dermatologist can prescribe. Accutane treatment is unpleasant and somewhat dangerous but it in my opinion worth it; you must comply carefully and keep your physician in the loop. All acne can be controlled. Good luck. ...Read more
I am suffering from awful chest and back acne and it does a number to my self esteem, does any body know how to get rid of it?
I do: It's really unfortunate that it's been allowed to get this far. It can't be managed by home remedies or topical therapy. Your physician will probably give a trial of a systemic antibiotic and if this fails, refer you to a dermatologist for isotretinoin. If somebody is interfering with your health care because they "don't believe in doctors" or blame u for your disease, seek help from another adult. ...Read more
Acne: if you have bad acne , medications like Doxycycline may help. You need to see your doctor for this as they will assess how bad your acne is and what level of treatment is required. It varied from topical creams to oral antibiotics to Retinoic acid products. The treatment is individualized . Scaring is difficult to get rid off. You may want to try Bio Oil. No guarantees though. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me what could I do to get rid of acne on my chest and shoulder/back . Something that will work fast?
Get serious: You're going to need your physician's prescription-strength medication, as topical treatment is almost never sufficient when it's on your trunk. A combination of systemic tetracycline and topical benzoyl peroxide may clear you, or if you're a woman who can take the oral contraceptive pill, this may work like magic. Isotretinoin is for tough cases and isn't for the faint-herated. ...Read more
Can anyone tell me what can I do to get rid of acne on my chest and shoulder/back? What's something that will work fast?
This is serious: You're going to need prescription-strength Rx. No 'pop' or over-the-counter medications will work adequately. Get with your personal physician. And it won't be easy, pleasant, or fast. But there are medications that will work, and in the 21st century, you owe it to yourself to be clear of this chronic but manageable, non-lifestyle-related disease. ...Read more
How do I get rid of acne scars in my forehead and pimples on my chest? I always had clear skin but for the past 4 months I've been getting breakouts
Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options include fractional lasers or subscision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Serous Rx: You can't do it on your own, and home remedies and topical benzoyl peroxide probably won't touch it. Your physician can probably clear you in about two weeks with a systemic antibiotic that's right for you, perhaps tetracycline 500 2x/day. If this fails and you're offered isotretinoin, accept it. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: I'm sorry your disease has been neglected until now. You will need a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide as topical and an oral prescription medicine from your physician, probably an antibiotic. If it's very severe and you are offered isotretinoin, it's not for the faint-hearted but most folks are glad. ...Read more
Hello I am a 19 year old guy and I am badly suffering from back acne . How can I get rid of it as fast as possible ?
Acne: See a dermatologist who can provide you with the proper treatment regimine. ...Read more
How to naturally get rid of back acne or what are options to get rid of it on a 16 yr old female who has been dealing with it for 4 years?
Strong Rx: Consider a topical retinoic acid and/or topical benzoyl peroxide, and you will probably need at least a short course of an oral antibiotic. If you're a female, sprionolactone or an oral contraceptive pill may help. If your acne is quite severe, consider isotretinoin -- it's not for the faint-hearted but is very effective. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- How to get rid of acne on chest and shoulders?
- How to get rid of acne on my back and shoulders?
- How to get rid of acne on your back and shoulders?
- How to get rid of acne on my shoulders and back?
- How to get rid of acne on back and chest?
- How to get rid of bad acne on back and chest?
- How to get rid of acne on back chest and face?
- How to get rid of acne on back neck and chest?
- How to get rid of shoulder and back acne?