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How can you treat severe back and neck acne?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology

In brief: Depends Upon Extent

If large surface areas of your neck and back are involved with large inflammatory lesions, then systemic antibiotics would be practical.
If you have already been treated with antibiotics and topical retinoids, then other medications including Accutane may be used especially if there are painful nodules and cysts.

In brief: Depends Upon Extent

If large surface areas of your neck and back are involved with large inflammatory lesions, then systemic antibiotics would be practical.
If you have already been treated with antibiotics and topical retinoids, then other medications including Accutane may be used especially if there are painful nodules and cysts.
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