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Stubborn, mild acne not responding to antibiotics or topical creams. Accutane seems too extreme for non-cystic acne. Help?!
Keep at it.: There are three main parts to approaching acne...1) reduce the amount of bacteria on skin.. 2) keep pores open...3) reduce oil production. Antibiotics can be topical and/or oral. Other surface treatments aim to reduce bacteria and/or keep pores open. Keep experimenting and working with your doctor until you find the right mix. It can take a few weeks to see improvement even with right mix. ...Read more
Can I use benzoyl peroxide (topical) while on Accutane pills? (10mg) will it affect the process of accutane?
I'm on accutane been clear for 1.5yrs until now. Past 4 months I've been getting some small pink dots . What can I take? Topicals NOT WORKING! tried s
Yes: But Bacitracin has not been shown to be of any value on any kind of wound. In experimental studies, those using vaseline or aquaphor healed the same or better than Bacitracin when used on surgical wounds. Bacithacin is a common sensitizer. A few years ago it was named the allergen of the year. Same for neosporin and triple antibiotic. Wash the cut, then keep it lubricated. ...Read more
8 months after accutane starting to get these little pimples on back vs. the big ones I used to get. But the little ones still scar, why? Topicals?
After a total of 10 months of doxycycline and topicals i still have some acne. Will it eventually go away by itself or should i go for Accutane?
Im 20 I was prescribed accutane but my acne is mild/moderate, i previously tried doxycycline and a topical antibiotic IS there anything else i can try?
Acne: If it is the deep hormonal type acne around the chin, mouth, nose, and middle forehead area- the only topical that I have seen work is a product from Europe called Juvases teens. It works by inhibiting the action of the hormone on the sebaceous gland so it never erupts in the first place. Also - an excellent gentle scrub is important as well. I like Mandelac acid scrub, professional strength. ...Read more