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How do I cure back acne?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
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In brief: OTCs help some

The best you can do with over the counter products is a cleanser with 3% salicylic acid or 10% benzoyl peroxide.
Of find both and alternate days. Acne is difficult to treat...Get help from a doc with experience and be patient. You may need a lot more than cleansers to fix acne. Combination treatments including bcp, antibiotics, diet, etc may all be required. Severe cases need more. Good luck!

In brief: OTCs help some

The best you can do with over the counter products is a cleanser with 3% salicylic acid or 10% benzoyl peroxide.
Of find both and alternate days. Acne is difficult to treat...Get help from a doc with experience and be patient. You may need a lot more than cleansers to fix acne. Combination treatments including bcp, antibiotics, diet, etc may all be required. Severe cases need more. Good luck!
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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Dr. Tina Alster
Dermatology

In brief: Avoid Heat & Sweat

The best way to improve the situation is to avoid situations where the skin on the back is exposed to excessive heat and perspiration.
Rinsing of the skin with cool water and avoidance of tight-fitting shirts also help. The use of an ultrasonic brush.

In brief: Avoid Heat & Sweat

The best way to improve the situation is to avoid situations where the skin on the back is exposed to excessive heat and perspiration.
Rinsing of the skin with cool water and avoidance of tight-fitting shirts also help. The use of an ultrasonic brush.
Dr. Tina Alster
Dr. Tina Alster
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