What do I do to get rid of chest acne fast?

Systemic Rx. Acne on the trunk will at a minimum require a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline 500 2x/day. A topical agent like benzoyl peroxide may help some. Don't hesitate to consider Accutane if this fails.

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Can you tell me what could I do to get rid of acne on my chest and shoulder/back. Something that will work fast?

Get serious. You're going to need your physician's prescription-strength medication, as topical treatment is almost never sufficient when it's on your trunk. A combination of systemic tetracycline and topical benzoyl peroxide may clear you, or if you're a woman who can take the oral contraceptive pill, this may work like magic. Isotretinoin is for tough cases and isn't for the faint-herated. Read more...

Can anyone tell me what can I do to get rid of acne on my chest and shoulder/back? What's something that will work fast?

This is serious. You're going to need prescription-strength Rx. No 'pop' or over-the-counter medications will work adequately. Get with your personal physician. And it won't be easy, pleasant, or fast. But there are medications that will work, and in the 21st century, you owe it to yourself to be clear of this chronic but manageable, non-lifestyle-related disease. Read more...

I have acne all over my face and some on chest as well. How do I get rid of it fast?

With help. It usually takes two to three monts to control acne even with an aggressive program. See your dermatologist and they will help as quickly as possible. Read more...

What do I do to get rid of chest acne?

Chest acne. First, make sure it is acne and not another acne-like condition. This calls for a visit to your dermatologist. Read more...

So how do I get rid of chest acne?

Med. You can get oral antibiotics and topical meds from your dermatologist. You could also be prescribed Isotretinoin if your dermatologist believes in this med. Read more...

I have a moderate case of acne on my chest and back. How do I get rid of chest acne?

Systemic Rx. I trust the diagnosis is correct. Acne on the trunk usually requires systemic rx. If you can take it, tetracycline 500 2x/day may clear you up. If not, talk with your physician about Accutane as an option. Good luck. Read more...

Ultimate method to get rid of chest acne and backne and stretch marks?

Hit it hard. Acne on the trunk won't respond fully to topicals though they may help. Your physician will decide whether to start with a systemic antibiotic or refer you for isotretinoin. It should be manageable. Stretch marks need a dermatologist and might be helped some. Read more...

What do I do to get rid of and fight chest acne?

Serious Rx. You can't do it on your own, and home remedies and topical benzoyl peroxide probably won't touch it. Your physician can probably clear you in about two weeks with a systemic antibiotic that's right for you, perhaps tetracycline 500 2x/day. If this fails and you're offered isotretinoin, accept it. Edit. Read more...

What do I do to get rid of acne on my chest and back?

Acne. Acne happens for many reasons--some unknown. There are so many great treatment options for acne. Many people are helped by otc (drug store) products. Your doctor will know of a good prescription treatment that will likely be faster and more effective than the otc things. She/he needs to see it to help you as quickly as possible. Read more...