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What is the quickest and the most reliable way to get rid of acne/pimples effectively? Or a good way to treat them to get rid of them?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Prescription meds

Most teenaged men, and women who by genetics or mild ill-health have extra male hormones, experience acne, but no one need suffer much nowadays.
I begin with topical Clindamycin and generally have good results; tetracycline (if you can take it) or Erythromycin systemically for the rough cases; a dermatologist can prescribe a retinoic acid derivative that's strong but reasonably safe. Good luck.

In brief: Prescription meds

Most teenaged men, and women who by genetics or mild ill-health have extra male hormones, experience acne, but no one need suffer much nowadays.
I begin with topical Clindamycin and generally have good results; tetracycline (if you can take it) or Erythromycin systemically for the rough cases; a dermatologist can prescribe a retinoic acid derivative that's strong but reasonably safe. Good luck.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology

In brief: Many options

Acne is a chronic disease that affects 80% of the population.
There is no cure but there are many treatments available to keep it under control. These include otc products, prescription topicals, oral antibiotics, birth control pills, anti-androgens, light and laser treatments, photodynamic therapy (pdt), microderm, glycolic and chemical acid peels.

In brief: Many options

Acne is a chronic disease that affects 80% of the population.
There is no cure but there are many treatments available to keep it under control. These include otc products, prescription topicals, oral antibiotics, birth control pills, anti-androgens, light and laser treatments, photodynamic therapy (pdt), microderm, glycolic and chemical acid peels.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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