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Best way to get rid of facial acne?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Scientific Rx

If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician.
You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help.

In brief: Scientific Rx

If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician.
You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help.
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