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Best way to treat acne?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Scientifically

For a young lady, the oral contraceptive pill can clear it if you can & want to take it.
Benzoyl peroxide is first medicine to try, if not successful physician can add a retinoic acid derivative and/or a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin. If not clear in a few weeks, a systemic antibiotic right for you. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck.

In brief: Scientifically

For a young lady, the oral contraceptive pill can clear it if you can & want to take it.
Benzoyl peroxide is first medicine to try, if not successful physician can add a retinoic acid derivative and/or a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin. If not clear in a few weeks, a systemic antibiotic right for you. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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