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​35 yrs old, I'm having cystic like acne with blackheads and ingrown hairs. What treatment would you recommend? (photos)

I started to get acne when I was 29 /30 years old I am now 35. I not only have cystic like acne have lots of blackheads and ingrown hairs I have I... READ MORE

How is Aczone different from antibiotics?

I'm using Differin and am looking to add in another topical to help with my remaining acne. I'm worried about using an antibiotic topical because I... READ MORE

When You Stop Solodyn or Mino(antibiotics), Does Your Acne Usually Come Back?

I have been wondering this for a while before I actually start taking something. I just want to be 100% sure before I take this pill everyday. READ MORE

Blue-light Therapy and Antibiotics Combined?

My dermatologist prescribed me oral antibiotics (doxycycline hyclate), clindet wipes and clindoxyl gel. I know I become light sensitve with... READ MORE

What is the best way to stop taking acne antibiotics after 10+ years?

I am now 26 and have been taking bactrim for nearly 10 years. I never got perfect skin from it, but it was manageable. I recently switched to... READ MORE

Wedding in 5 1/2 Weeks, How Can I Get Rid Of My Acne?

I was taking amoxicillin that was working well before but I guess I started to become immune to it after 6 months so I was given another one doryx by... READ MORE

Augmentin fixed my acne and keratosis pilaris. What can I use long-term?

I've had facial acne and keratosis pilaris covering both my arms and legs for over 15 years and tried every topical treatment available with little... READ MORE

Post menopausal acne. Is it lack of hormones ? Please, any suggestions?

I'm 53 healthy female. Had hormonal coil fitted 5 years ago. Felt fantastic! Last 9 months getting acne mainly on chin, sides of nose down to mouth.... READ MORE

Differin and Antibiotic for Acne?

I have been taking a antibiotic twice a day for about a month and have my acne 85% clear now. I also just got Differin .03 which I was on before... READ MORE

What treatment would you recommend for Acne? (photos)

I have acne all my life. But never this bed usually it disappears. I am using cliniques 3 step & I am on an antibiotic (erythromycin) my acne is... READ MORE

If I have been taking Minocycline for acne for the past 5 years, is it best to "wean off" of it or stop "cold turkey?"

My doctor suggested weaning off but I thought if an antibiotic doesn't remain at a consistent level in the body , the bacteria "learn" how to overcome... READ MORE

How Long Can I Be on Antibiotics for Acne Treatment, and What Strength Can I Use?

My dermatologist put me on tetracycline(sp?) for 3 mo. for acne. i had reservations about long term use, but was desperate. the antibiotic didn't... READ MORE

Will the antibiotic medication I am taking for my acne make contraceptives less effective?

I have been prescribed both 100mg of doxycycline a night and diane-35 for my acne. I am worried that the antibiotic will make the contraceptive less... READ MORE

Should I be on an antibiotic while using Tretinoin and Aczone?

A while back ago I used Tretinoin 0.05% and Aczone in the morning while being on Dorxy DR 150 MG tablet for my cystic acne. It all cleared up and I... READ MORE

Adult hormonal acne. Resistant to antibiotics and spironolactone. (photo)

I saw a derm for my acne which started after I got mireyna IUD (25 years old). I was prescribed antibiotics which did not work. I was then put on... READ MORE

I am wondering if acleara is long lasting?

I've suffered from Acne since my early teenager years until now (late 20's). It isn't horrible, but certainly annoying. I don't really want to take... READ MORE

Getting prescribed accurate for acne. Any suggestions?

I have been seeing a dermatologist for a year now.I've seen her three times and I'm not seeing any improvement. I've used every topical treatment... READ MORE

Shall I continue using isotretinoin pills after 2 months with no improvement?

Hi. I'm 24 (girl)and I'm suffering from butt acne for years finally when i got married i visited a dermatologist and he prescribed antibiotics but... READ MORE

Does Switching Antibitoics for Acne Treatment Cause Any Negative Effects?

I was prescribed monodox for my acne for 6 weeks, and recently was switched to solodyn. I've been using the antibiotic in conjunction with a... READ MORE

Can I Use Retin-a and Fucidine Which is ( Fusidic Acid Antibiotic ) Together?

So I have mild acne never come to a head but they hurt alot .. The doctor told me to mix retin-A and fusidic acid together and apply it at night ..... READ MORE

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