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How Fast Does IPL Get Rid of Active Acne?

i have a very important interview coming up and my acne is horrible. i have one week to get rid of it. i have just started diane 35 and i feel like the its worse now before it gets beter. what other treatments are out there that can reduce the acnebumps in one week?

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IPL Treatment and Acne

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Thank you for your question. I suggest you see a Board Certified Dermatologist, and you may need an antibiotic in pill form, a topical antibiotic like Benzaclin or Duac, and possibly a blue light treatment. A dermatologist may be able to do some steroid injections if indicated. A week is a tough request. I hope this helps.


Danville Plastic Surgeon
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How to treat acne quickly

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There isn't a way to resolve all of your acne within a week. Acne is persistent and troublesome and requires long-term treatment. Your acne is cystic and will take even longer to treat. It's not easy to resolve in a short amount of time with any method. Any medication takes at least a month to start beginning to see improvements. There's just no quick fix for acne.

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F. Victor Rueckl, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
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