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Will doxycycline clear up chin acne?

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 more

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I have worsening cystic acne on chin. Itchy and dry. Afew have been around for weeks. On monodox (doxycycline monohydrate). I have get 3-5 pimples on cheeks once a month. Help.?

I have worsening cystic acne on chin. Itchy and dry. Afew have been around for weeks. On monodox (doxycycline monohydrate). I have get 3-5 pimples on cheeks once a month. Help.?

Treatable.: Hi, Oral antibiotics for acne are hit or miss. Please try to prevent any emotional trauma if these pills don't bring you all the way to total satisfaction. I made a video that may help prevent the emotional impact of this common approach: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYW3I6giJEg hope it helps, have a great day, -Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read more

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Mild-moderate acne on forehead/chin/sometimes cheeks. Birth control not helping but want to take. Doxycycline caused yeast infection. Other methods?

Mild-moderate acne on forehead/chin/sometimes cheeks. Birth control not helping but want to take. Doxycycline caused yeast infection. Other methods?

Acne: Many women with acne have insulin resistance. If you have irregular cycles you may want to be checked. Cut down on processed carbs and sweets, use a mild soap like neutrogena, an alpha hydroxy cream and benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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Will doxycycline hyclate and topical tretinoin clear my acne?

Will doxycycline hyclate and topical tretinoin clear my acne?

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 more

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I took doxycycline hyclate as an anti-malarial precaution, and it cleared up my skin. How can I get a perscription to treat my moderate acne?

I took doxycycline hyclate as an anti-malarial precaution, and it cleared up my skin. How can I get a perscription to treat my moderate acne?

Doxycycline for acne: Glad to hear it helped your acne! It's often very effective for this purpose. Just ask your personal physician. Any doctor can prescribe it, but if she is unfamiliar, see a dermatologist. Acne can be controlled with lower doses than needed for malaria prevention. ...Read more

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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..

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

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