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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for acne?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: They do not work

Being a teen is hard enough without people giving you bad advice / criticism because you have acne.
The best non-prescription remedy for acne is benzoyl peroxide, over the counter. I usually add topical clindamycin, and a retinoic derivative, then an oral antibiotic as suitable. The oral contraceptive pill can end a girl's acne. Tougher cases require a dermatologist. Good luck.

In brief: They do not work

Being a teen is hard enough without people giving you bad advice / criticism because you have acne.
The best non-prescription remedy for acne is benzoyl peroxide, over the counter. I usually add topical clindamycin, and a retinoic derivative, then an oral antibiotic as suitable. The oral contraceptive pill can end a girl's acne. Tougher cases require a dermatologist. Good luck.
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