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Does neutrogena work for nodular acne ?

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Dr. Catherine Carroll
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

Nodular acne usually needs prescription medications, like Accutane, tretinion or antibiotics.

In brief: No

Nodular acne usually needs prescription medications, like Accutane, tretinion or antibiotics.
Dr. Catherine Carroll
Dr. Catherine Carroll
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

If the acne is cystic / nodular, i'd urge you to think about both a topical Clindamycin and retinoic acid mix, and which systemic antibiotic you can tolerate and your physician thinks is acceptable.
For the most severe cases, only dermatologists are allowed to use the big guns (accutane, lasers). You deserve to be treated. Good luck.

In brief: No

If the acne is cystic / nodular, i'd urge you to think about both a topical Clindamycin and retinoic acid mix, and which systemic antibiotic you can tolerate and your physician thinks is acceptable.
For the most severe cases, only dermatologists are allowed to use the big guns (accutane, lasers). You deserve to be treated. Good luck.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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