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Whats best to clear acne prone skin?

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Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: A few options

For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone.
For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you.

In brief: A few options

For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone.
For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you.
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dr. Antoanella Calame
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Dr. Lawrence Osman
Dermatology

In brief: Many choices

Treating acne is all about control.
Unlike treating an infection, most acne treatments don't "clear" acne with the exception of Isotretinoin and photodynamic laser acne treatments which suppress it. The goal for most people is to control acne in the safest and most effective way possible until the skin no longer wants to make pimples. There are many prescription and some otc options available.

In brief: Many choices

Treating acne is all about control.
Unlike treating an infection, most acne treatments don't "clear" acne with the exception of Isotretinoin and photodynamic laser acne treatments which suppress it. The goal for most people is to control acne in the safest and most effective way possible until the skin no longer wants to make pimples. There are many prescription and some otc options available.
Dr. Lawrence Osman
Dr. Lawrence Osman
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