Cortisone + Acne Treatment

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Is It Better to Drain an Acne Cyst or Do a Cortisone Injection to Reduce Skin Atrophy/scarring?

I've had successful cortisone shots from my dermatologist before, but when visiting my plastic surgeon, with a large cyst, he insisted on trying to... READ MORE

What Type of Cortisone is Used for Acne and What Dosage is Correct?

I was just curious about the type and dose on injectable cortisone for acne cysts. Are they're different types? How much is used and how is diluted? READ MORE

How Often Does Atrophy Occur in the Skin After a Cortisone Injection?

I have a couple acne cysts on my face that have been there for months. I want to have them injected but have heard horror stories of atrophy and... READ MORE

Is There Any Dermatologist in Ottawa, Ontario That Can Give Me a Cortisone Shot for my Cystic Acne?

I have been desperately looking for a dermatologist to give me a cortisone shot for my cyst. It is huge and painful and it is not going away! Why is... READ MORE

Pulse Dye Laser and Cortisone Injection Combined, is This Okay?

Hi, I have an acne cyst that I treated with pulse dye laser a couple days ago and It is pretty swollen. I am wondering if I can get a... READ MORE

How can I help reverse recent cortisone injection induced skin atrophy or hasten recovery? (photo)

I recently had three pimples on my neck injected with what the dermatologist who performed the procedure assures me was a lose dose (3mg/cc. 0.2 cc... READ MORE

How safe are Cortisone injection?

I have these 3 'special' acne on my face. They are Persistent (since 1 year). Generally flat (3mm x 1mm) and painless but some times get inflamed... READ MORE

Can I reverse the cortisone injection of my atrophy on my face? (photos)

I had pretty bad cystic acne. During my month waiting peroid to start Accutane I asked my Derm to take care of really painful cysts with cortisone. I... READ MORE

Does saline infiltration (saline injections) work to resolve cortisone induced skin atrophy? (Photo)

I have been experiencing skin atrophy on my neck for over 3 months due to a cortisone injection into a pimple. Are there any side effects of saline... READ MORE

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