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What is better for cystic acne. Benzoyl peroxide or tretinoin ?

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: CYSTIC ACNE

In my experience, medical extractions and meticulous skin care by a professional is superior to both.
Accutane is the "nuclear option" and is a chemotherapy drug with many serious side effects. Since you didn't even share your age, let alone any pictures or what treatments you have had in the past, I suspect you are a very young individual and recommend you discuss this matter with your parents.

In brief: CYSTIC ACNE

In my experience, medical extractions and meticulous skin care by a professional is superior to both.
Accutane is the "nuclear option" and is a chemotherapy drug with many serious side effects. Since you didn't even share your age, let alone any pictures or what treatments you have had in the past, I suspect you are a very young individual and recommend you discuss this matter with your parents.
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