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How to get rid of acne on my arms abd shoulders?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Systemic Rx

Acne on the trunk usually requires systemic treatment.
A regimen such a topical benzoyl peroxide plus tetracycline 500 2x/day might be sufficient; don't use an antibiotic as sole therapy. If your acne is severe, and you are offered isotretinoin, consider accepting -- it's not for the faint-hearted but most people are extremely pleased with the results.

In brief: Systemic Rx

Acne on the trunk usually requires systemic treatment.
A regimen such a topical benzoyl peroxide plus tetracycline 500 2x/day might be sufficient; don't use an antibiotic as sole therapy. If your acne is severe, and you are offered isotretinoin, consider accepting -- it's not for the faint-hearted but most people are extremely pleased with the results.
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