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Is it a good idea to get exam or test for acne before buying all those products for a teen boy?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends on severity

Depending on the severity of the acne, i'd suggest getting some basics like benzoyl peroxide & topical antibiotic.
Wait then for the doc's input as to what additional meds may be needed, e.g. Oral antibiotics, vitamin a derivatives, etc. Washing twice a day with soap & water & patting dry will help reduce oiliness.

In brief: Depends on severity

Depending on the severity of the acne, i'd suggest getting some basics like benzoyl peroxide & topical antibiotic.
Wait then for the doc's input as to what additional meds may be needed, e.g. Oral antibiotics, vitamin a derivatives, etc. Washing twice a day with soap & water & patting dry will help reduce oiliness.
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