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How can I get a clear acne-free skin in a week?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Find an old bottle..

...On the beach, rub it, and hope a genie comes out.
In all seriousness, we are doctors, not magicians. A strong oral steroid like Prednisone can be used to temporarily clear your skin in a short period of time, but steroids are powerful drugs and should not be taken for cosmetic reasons unless absolutely necessary. A much wiser plan is to plan further ahead and get on a sensible longterm regimen.

In brief: Find an old bottle..

...On the beach, rub it, and hope a genie comes out.
In all seriousness, we are doctors, not magicians. A strong oral steroid like Prednisone can be used to temporarily clear your skin in a short period of time, but steroids are powerful drugs and should not be taken for cosmetic reasons unless absolutely necessary. A much wiser plan is to plan further ahead and get on a sensible longterm regimen.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Clear acne

The quickest way to control acne for a short period of time is to take Prednisone 5 days before the event.
This is not a permanent way to control acne. You take Prednisone 10mg three times a day for 5 days as long as it is not contraindicated. This treatment is used for proms or special events but after the event the acne may flare.

In brief: Clear acne

The quickest way to control acne for a short period of time is to take Prednisone 5 days before the event.
This is not a permanent way to control acne. You take Prednisone 10mg three times a day for 5 days as long as it is not contraindicated. This treatment is used for proms or special events but after the event the acne may flare.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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