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I'm over 30 and I have acne only on my jaw line what can I do for it and could my husbands whiskers irritate and cause acne?
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Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dermatology
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In brief: Hormonal likely
Typically, when i see a woman over 25 with tender, long-lasting deep cysts around the jaw, it is hormonal.
There is a medication called spironolactone that works well as an rx after some blood tests. The blood tests are usually normal but your skin can bee too sensitive causing the acne. I also recommend organic foods free from hormones and avoiding foods high in sugar (high glycemic).

In brief: Hormonal likely
Typically, when i see a woman over 25 with tender, long-lasting deep cysts around the jaw, it is hormonal.
There is a medication called spironolactone that works well as an rx after some blood tests. The blood tests are usually normal but your skin can bee too sensitive causing the acne. I also recommend organic foods free from hormones and avoiding foods high in sugar (high glycemic).
Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dr. Jennifer Haley
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Dr. Jennifer Haley
My pleasure. I see this a lot. You are not alone! Give the treatment time to work.
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine
In brief: Proactiv
If it is mild that will work for you.
Irritation can definitely lead to acne. Treatment can be retinoids, chemical peels, antibiotics, laser and ipl treatments.

In brief: Proactiv
If it is mild that will work for you.
Irritation can definitely lead to acne. Treatment can be retinoids, chemical peels, antibiotics, laser and ipl treatments.
Dr. Emil Shakov
Dr. Emil Shakov
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