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How do you get rid of acne forever?
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Forever is a long
Forever is a long time - so there is no getting rid of anything that is possible forever. Reducing the burden of acne can involve antibiotic creams, antibiotics (oral), retin a (tretinoin) creams and systemic rentin a are the usual regimens.
Avoiding foods that trigger acne (if there are any for you) helps.

In brief: Forever is a long
Forever is a long time - so there is no getting rid of anything that is possible forever. Reducing the burden of acne can involve antibiotic creams, antibiotics (oral), retin a (tretinoin) creams and systemic rentin a are the usual regimens.
Avoiding foods that trigger acne (if there are any for you) helps.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Hard to do
Accutane is the gold standard and gives you the most hope.

In brief: Hard to do
Accutane is the gold standard and gives you the most hope.
Dr. Barry Cohen
Dr. Barry Cohen
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1 comment
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
"Accutane" is only for severe, deforming cystic acne. Avoid at all cost if possible. That is why the manufacturer, Hoffmann-La Roche discontinued "Accutane" many years ago.
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