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What is a good treatment for cystic pimples?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Antibiotics accutane
Antibiotic for acute cystic acne is standard treatment, but laser can be very helpful for many people.
For severe cystic acne if laser is not totally successful than the last treatment available would be Accutane which requires monitoring over a 15-20 week course byva dermatologist registered to use accutane.

In brief: Antibiotics accutane
Antibiotic for acute cystic acne is standard treatment, but laser can be very helpful for many people.
For severe cystic acne if laser is not totally successful than the last treatment available would be Accutane which requires monitoring over a 15-20 week course byva dermatologist registered to use accutane.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: Many options
Also intralesional steroid injections. Next line of therapy if topicals not enough are oral antibiotics such as Doxycycline or minocycline. Last resort would be Isotretinoin for severe resistant cases.

In brief: Many options
Also intralesional steroid injections. Next line of therapy if topicals not enough are oral antibiotics such as Doxycycline or minocycline. Last resort would be Isotretinoin for severe resistant cases.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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