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Will Doxycycline Clear Up Chin Acne
Yes, doxy helps: Doxycycline and Minocycline are antibiotics often used to treat acne in teen boys. They are not used as often in girls, because these antibiotics are not used during pregnancy, and teen girls may unexpectedly become pregnant. Antibiotic gels and creams are also used, and may contain Clindamycin or erthromycin antibiotic. ...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
Yes: Both to clear it and prevent it. ...Read more
Had a clear face till I was 15 then broke out with acne all over and deep bumps too Dermatologists have been unsuccessful prescribed me doxycycline..
Acne: there are many other options for acne treatment. Did you just start the doxycycline or was that one of your prior unsuccessful treatments? A follow up with a dermatologist or even a general practitioner who sees a lot of adolescent patients may be able to provide you with a better treatment regimen. Good luck! ...Read more
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had same cluster of bumps (pimples) on my chin/corner of mouth for 10months. Im on doxycycline and use benzaclin...What can it be besides acne?
Perioral Acne: The treatment you are using seems appropriate. Call your dermatologist for tweeking , if need be. ...Read more
Mild-moderate acne on forehead/chin/sometimes cheeks. Birth control not helping but want to take. Doxycycline caused yeast infection. Other methods?
Spironolactone: For adult females, doxycycline is a poor choice because it is seldom effective. It may also have undesirable effects, as you have noticed. Do you have normal periods? Any birth control? These are important factors. Spironolone is not an antibiotic. It is very well tolerated, costs $16 for 3 months. At 100mg a day it usually clears acne in 3 months. Dose may vary. Continued use keeps you clear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: At a listed age of 46 you should only treat acne under the guidance of your doc. It would be a bit unusual for your age group and other health issues should be ruled out.If you have some laying around and want to use it on your kid, bad idea.You could screw up something if s/he is not under proper medical supervision. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I wanna try using doxycycline for my mild acne what about the dose and and how long should I stick to it ?
Acne: Oral antibiotics are typically only prescribed for severe or cystic acne. Consider one or a combination of topical treatments first, some of which are prescription as well. If your dermatologist feels that you need oral antibiotics, follow the guidelines on the prescription and be sure to follow up with your doctor to figure out when to stop taking it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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