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I have acne on my shoulder and a little seems to have begun appearing on the chest as well. P.S : also have a dry scalp and ergo dandruff.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Real Rx

Trunk acne doesn't respond well to topical rx.
If something like tetracycline 500 2x/day doesn't work in a few weeks, it's time to talk about accutane.

In brief: Real Rx

Trunk acne doesn't respond well to topical rx.
If something like tetracycline 500 2x/day doesn't work in a few weeks, it's time to talk about accutane.
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Doxycycline 100 mg twice. A day may also be an option. Typically, once the situAt ion improves, 100 mg once a day is the maintenance dose for several months, however best to be under the care of either your PCP or a dermatologist
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