Cystic Acne + 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

How Quickly Should Bactrim DS Stop Cystic Acne?

Several tetracyclines have failed ( doxy, mino, solodyn) as have topicals (evoclin, triaz, duac, retin-a, aczone. I started Bactrim DS 3 weeks ago (2x... READ MORE

Hormonal Acne, High Testosterone. Best Options?

I never had acne until recently. I am nearly 40 with cystic adult hormonal acne. I had my hormones checked and the testosterone was high. I would like... READ MORE

Fraxel Vs Photodynamic Therapy: Which is Better for Acne or Acne Scars?

I'm a 38-year-old Mexican female suffering from cystic acne since 2 years ago. I was given cortisone injections, but it left some wide pits.... 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

Cystic Nodular Acne After Corticosteroid

Doctor gave me Lameson (something like prednisone) - corticosteroid for my Bell's Palsy. After taking it for 2 months, in my 47yo - acne appear on... READ MORE

Acne Treatment for Large Chest Acne?

I'm from Malaysia, and I have some large acne on my chest. I went to lots of doctors to have it checked, but the advice I got didn't make any sense.... READ MORE

Best Acne Treatment for Cystic Acne?

I have an acne cyst, and it's very sore and inflamed. I don't have terrible acne. I get pimples now and then, but nothing this severe. I was wondering... READ MORE

I Have Been Getting Large Deep Cyst Like Pimples That Erupt and Leaves Holes On My Face After Draining?

Help… I have been getting large deep cyst like pimples that erupt and leave an actual hole in my face after draining, it’s awful and at... READ MORE

Best Laser Treatment for Cystic Acne?

I am 42 years old. I have perioral dermatitis and have cycstic acne on my face as well as brown spots. In my early 20's I did take a low... READ MORE

Acne Medicine Alternative: PDT Vs Levulan Blue Light?

I am a 38 year old mexican female. I had a miscarriage 3 years ago, which most likely triggered cystic acne breakouts I get every month, around my... READ MORE

What Are the Latest Trends in Acne Treatment?

Are there new acne treatments coming to the market that work better than current ones? Tried dozen difft acne treatments and none are getting rid of... READ MORE

Cystic Acne, is It Hormonal? when Will It Go Away? (photo)

I've had acne since college. 24 now, and 3 years ago developed cystic acne along jaw and neck. Had hormonal and PCOS levels checked twice, negative.... READ MORE

Treatments for Cystic Acne and Large Pores

I have cystic acne and very large pores. I use Tretinoin .0025% and that helps as I only get them occasionally, now. I've always had to stay on the... READ MORE

Cystic Acne Only on the Sides of the Nose?

Currently I have Cystic Acne. I got large acne only on the sides of my nose. Not a single acne on other places (not on cheek, not on forehead, not on... READ MORE

Are There Acne Treatments for Different Types of Acne?

I believe I've got what is called cystic acne.  Does this mean I need different acne treatment than if I were to have a simple form of acne? READ MORE

Need Help with Acne - Nothing Works

I have had acne for several years now and i have tried everything, proactive, neutrogena, cetaphil, acnefree, clean&clear, everything...nothing is... READ MORE

Cystic Acne - Will It Leave a Dent?

Will cystic acne always leave a dent. i have one where all the pus came out and even the hardest a scab has formed. will it leave a... READ MORE

Late 40s Acne, What Should I Do?

Hi dr, I am a male in my late 40s and still get acne.I also get a few cysts about every 3 weeks and have to have them injected.right now my dr put me... READ MORE

What to Do About Facial Cyst?

I have had facial cyst present for over 3 months despite being on Accutane? I have nodule cystic acne and have been on Accutane for 2 1/2 months (20mg... READ MORE

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