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I have nodular cystic acne. I was on medication like retinoid for 20 days, but still it recurred. Please give me basic tips for this.
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: The only retinoid
...That will help is 3-6 months of accutane.
See prev answer.

In brief: The only retinoid
...That will help is 3-6 months of accutane.
See prev answer.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
Treatment takes some time to go into effect.
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: See a dermatologist
Consult a dermatologist.
You probably need to continue on the retinoid until otherwise directed. There are other adjunctive therapies as well including oral antibiotics, accutane, and others which may be beneficial for you. These are prescription, and will require the direction of a good dermatologist.

In brief: See a dermatologist
Consult a dermatologist.
You probably need to continue on the retinoid until otherwise directed. There are other adjunctive therapies as well including oral antibiotics, accutane, and others which may be beneficial for you. These are prescription, and will require the direction of a good dermatologist.
Dr. Mike Bowman
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Give it more time
You need a longer course of treatment.

In brief: Give it more time
You need a longer course of treatment.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Jane Chung
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)
You talk to your doctor and may try bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).

In brief: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)
You talk to your doctor and may try bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).
Dr. Jane Chung
Dr. Jane Chung
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