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Acne not respond to local treatment in 39years old?

Acne not respond to local treatment in 39years old?

Seeing a doctor?: Has the acne just begun? Adult onset acne needs treatment by physician. There may be hormonal problems such as pcos or adrenal disorders. Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...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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How is the treatment of acne? For 16 years old person

How is the treatment of acne? For 16 years old person

Many steps: Acne treatment is just not 1 thing you do and presto - clear skin. It consists of proper cleansing (not too much or too little), generally use of benzoyl peroxide preparation, and then other prescription meds depending on the type and severity of your individual acne. Thus, you need to talk things over with your doctor as to what regimen is perfect for you, your skin type and your lifestyle. ...Read more

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I have suffering acne fro many years I try I alot of treatment but did not work out it only reduce and back again am over 33 yrs old pls help?

I have suffering acne fro many years I try I alot of treatment but did not work out it only reduce and back again am over 33 yrs old pls help?

Doctor Guided Care: Acne is caused by plugged hair follicle units (excess oil/debris/bacteria) & inflammation. Prevalence in 25 yr old females is 12%. Therapy includes topical/oral meds to control infection/inflammation. Medication-induced irritation/dryness is common. Finding right balance is challenging, even w/ mild acne. Your chances at successful treatment are best under the care of your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for a 13-year old's facial acne?

What's the best treatment for a 13-year old's facial acne?

Depends: Acne can be inflammatory and non-inflammatory and treatment depends on it. Also, it depends on the acne extent. The more widespread the acne are, the more likely an oral medication to be used than if the acne are limited to the face or another small area. ...Read more

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What is the required treatment for cystic acne for a 27 year old male?

What is the required treatment for cystic acne for a 27 year old male?

Cystic acne: You should be taking antibiotics with your fetinoid. If that fails see your dermatologist for the use of isotretinoid. ...Read more

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Sir i have acne pustule on face near shaving areas.i am 18 year old boy plz treatment me?

Sir i have acne pustule on face near shaving areas.i am 18 year old boy plz treatment me?

See doctor: For your acne you need treatment prescription medicine to apply on face for 4-5 weeks .,Consult your doctor get checked up and get treated accordingly . ...Read more

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Hii..am 28 years old & I have acne in my forehead.what can I do? I try all most all treatment but it doesn't work.

Hii..am 28 years old & I have acne in my forehead.what can I do? I try all most all 
treatment but it doesn't work.

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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Iam 24 years old I had my laser treatment one year ago for acne I got relief but suddenly it again get started..please suggest what to do?

Iam 24 years old I had my laser treatment one year ago for  acne I got relief but suddenly it again get started..please suggest what to do?

Get seen: Many assume that acne ends after the teen years but some will have recurring problems well into their mid thirties or later. You need to get in and work on a skin program that works for you. Whether this is with your general doc or a skin specialist depends on availability. ...Read more

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Yaser 21 y old m: I have acne on my face some of acne come and disappear without any treatment . But after some days it again come what should I do?

Scientific Rx: Get yourself some benzoyl peroxide topical and use it as you can tolerate it. Chances are this will clear you up given that your case sounds mild. Keep using it for the next several years, and see if you can eventually taper off. If you aren't satisfied with the results, your physician can help with prescription-strength meds. ...Read more

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What is the current treatment for moderate to severe acne for a 16-yr old male?

What is the current treatment for moderate to severe acne for a 16-yr old male?

Start simple: A lot depends on what the acne looks like, whether it's deep seated or more "comodonal" or surface in nature. Generally we start with a retinoid (retin-a), and may concurrently use an antibiotic like Minocycline for a month if the acne looks cystic. There are a number of different medicines that can be used either in place of, or in addition to, the retinoid depending on how the acne responds. ...Read more

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