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Is it true that you can become resistant to doxycycline and than acne will come back worse than you started with?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: It's unlikely

since the Doxycycline is NOT BEING USED as an ANTIBIOTIC rather a non-specific ant-acne effect!! It IS true however that resistant organisms might develop and cauuse trouble elsewhere THUS it's a good idea to talk with your DErMATOLOGIST about alternative/complimentary methods to treat your acne! Hope this helps Dr Z

In brief: It's unlikely

since the Doxycycline is NOT BEING USED as an ANTIBIOTIC rather a non-specific ant-acne effect!! It IS true however that resistant organisms might develop and cauuse trouble elsewhere THUS it's a good idea to talk with your DErMATOLOGIST about alternative/complimentary methods to treat your acne! Hope this helps Dr Z
Dr. Richard Zimon
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Resist Doxy?

possible but best to discuss with a treating derma...

In brief: Resist Doxy?

possible but best to discuss with a treating derma...
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Dr. Darryl Blinski
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