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What Acne Treatments Are Available for Kidney Transplantee?

Treatments for acne with kidney transplant. I have had acne for 9 years, and I use lot of treatments. However, I also had a kidney transplant a year ago. Please doctor I want some medicine. Can I use Acutane?

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Photodynamic therapy (PDT) and/or Spectra Laser appropriate for acne treatment when oral medication is to be avoided


You should see a board-certified dermatologist experienced with photodynamic therapy (PDT) for a customized prescription strength topical acne therapy in addition to a series of at least 4 PDT, 2-4 weeks apart for treatment of resistant acne vulgaris when oral medication is to be avoided. Alternatively, Spectra Laser by Lutronic can be quite helpful.

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