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When Will Acne Stop
Probably, but see MD: Normally it decreases pretty soon after puberty, but can continue well into age 20 and above. In the modern era, no teen should put up with untreated acne, especially if there are more or less continuous lesions or if there are any pits or scarring as a result. Easy treatment, such as a daily antibiotic pill, usally is effective. Don't wait for end of puberty -- discuss with your doctor now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
My dad had pimples untill he got married, I am 16 and i too am sufering from acne? I want to ask u when will these acnes stop in my case?
No predicting: I was able to stop taking medication for my acne when i was 50. If as you seem to report you are on Clindamycin monotherapy for acne, you're making a mistake and should add topical benzoyl peroxide or a retinoic acid derivative. If it's not sufficient (and i see you already have scarring), consider isotretinoin. It's not for the faint-hearted but it might be the best thing for you. ...Read more
I have been taking isotreitoine (accutane) for about 7 years. Starting the treatment but leaving it when acne stops. What is the main problem of that?
21, male. Face reacts to every topical/moisturizer besides zinc and basic face wash.. When should my acne finally stop being stubborn and clear up?
I'm a 17 year old boy. When will my acne breakouts stop and my moods swings stop? How do I know where I am for puberty is there a quiz or something?
Be an adult now: You acne will subside when you start managing it scientifically, like an adult. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, pick up the phone and call your personal physician. You've survived most of adolescence and have earned the right -- and the responsibility for self-care that's been denied you to now. Mood swings will continue; they're part of life, just manage your behavior ...Read more
I have had bad acne since i was 12 years old I am nearly 17 and still have acne when will it stop?
Benzoyl Peroxide: The honest answer is that acne is not cured, its treated. Sometimes you will require seeing your doctor for perscription strength medication. You can start however with over the counter benzoyl peroxide soap and topical creams. They work pretty well for mild to moderate acne. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Definitive treatment: All acne is manageable today if you can the person / family to overcome resistance to medical treatment. If topical benzoyl peroxide and the common remedies a physician can prescribe have failed, you should consider a course of isotretinoin. It's not for the faint-hearted but most people are very glad after doing it. ...Read more
I'm into my 7th week of using the generic version of Dianne 35, for my acne. It seems to be making it worse! Should I stop using it? Or wait a little?
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