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Could more serious forms of acne be treated?
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Dr. Nelson Lee Novick
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, it can
Moderately severe or severe forms of acne, including cystic acne, can be effectively treated these days with a combination of oral antibiotics and powerful prescription topicals.
In office, acne surgery to clean out clogged pores, intralesional injections to shrink nodules, and mild chemical peels can additionally be used to bring about control if necessary.

In brief: Yes, it can
Moderately severe or severe forms of acne, including cystic acne, can be effectively treated these days with a combination of oral antibiotics and powerful prescription topicals.
In office, acne surgery to clean out clogged pores, intralesional injections to shrink nodules, and mild chemical peels can additionally be used to bring about control if necessary.
Dr. Nelson Lee Novick
Dr. Nelson Lee Novick
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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology
In brief: Absolutely
There are a wide variety of treatments available.
You would probably be best served by seeing a dermatologist.

In brief: Absolutely
There are a wide variety of treatments available.
You would probably be best served by seeing a dermatologist.
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dr. Arlo Miller
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