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I have a 14 year old brother that has severe acne and we tried almost ever thing can u help?

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Dr. Frank Pinto
Dermatology
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In brief: See a dermatologist

There are multiple options for treating acne including oral and topical antibiotics, topical retinoids (e.
g.: Retin-A and others) and an oral retinoid (synthetic vitamin a analogue) called Isotretinoin (commonly known as accutane). This latter medication in highly effective in adolescent males but does have some potential side effects and is prescribed almost exclusively by dermatologists.

In brief: See a dermatologist

There are multiple options for treating acne including oral and topical antibiotics, topical retinoids (e.
g.: Retin-A and others) and an oral retinoid (synthetic vitamin a analogue) called Isotretinoin (commonly known as accutane). This latter medication in highly effective in adolescent males but does have some potential side effects and is prescribed almost exclusively by dermatologists.
Dr. Frank Pinto
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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Gold

Standard if all else fails is accutane.

In brief: Gold

Standard if all else fails is accutane.
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