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Why Would Doxycycline Cause an Initial Breakout?

I would like to know why would an antibiotic cause an initial acne breakout?

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It shouldn't

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I've heard this from other acne patients but it should not happen, scientifically. I suspect it's a topical causing a temporary flair. Give a new acne routine 6 weeks before giving up.

Columbia Dermatologist

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