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Minocycline: Long Lasting or Quick Fix?

I am a 27 year old male with moderate acne my whole life(breakouts more severe once I quit smoking 6 months ago). I eat healthy, well balanced... READ MORE

Why Don't Prescription Acne Treatments Work? Minocycline, Duac lotion, and Differin gel

I've consistently had mild acne for about a year, and in February my dermatologist put me on Minocycline, Duac lotion, and Differin gel. He told... READ MORE

I started using Fabior (tazarotene) Foam 0.1%. My derm recommended it for some weird white bumps I had on my nose.

I thought I would use the prescription on other parts of my chin because I am prone to acne there. I was clear when I started applying the medicine,... READ MORE

What Acne Medications Are Safe Prior to Laser Treatment?

What acne medications can I use the week prior to laser treatment? My face is extremely acne-prone, and I basically have to use acne meds at all times... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Use Doryx 100mg Capsules Twice Per Day for the Treatment and Maintenance of Clear Skin Long Term?

I have used doryx before but only 50mg once per day at night to keep acne at bay. Recently I had a flare up and I was prescribed 100mg twice per day... READ MORE

Why Are my Face Acne Medicines Not Working Anymore? (photo)

I was struggling badly with acne vulgaris when i was 14. i applied erythromycin solution and panoxyl cream on affected areas after in the mornings and... READ MORE

Persistent Acne and Hyperpigmentation: How Can I Permanently Resolve it?

I have been on all oral medication that you can think of and topicals like Differin etc. The second I stop and ween of off it the acne comes back... READ MORE

Claravis and Long-term Side Effects?

I am a 35 year old female and have just been prescribed 40mg per day of Claravis for 5-6 months. I am very concerned with possible long-term adverse... READ MORE

Are There Pills Which Treats Cystic Acne , Pco Related?

I have cystic acne on both cheeks, there are bumps underneath the skin that leaves marks. I am bothered by this, and have visited several... READ MORE

Can I Do Laser Therapy for Acne, before I Start Roaccutane Therapy?

-I am 20 years old and i have acne vulgaris. -The sunlight during the summer is good against acne butt after in winter acne it gets at the worst level... READ MORE

Best Medication for Body Acne?

I have mild acne not only on my face but down my back and shoulders "sprinkled" between my breasts. I am 25 years old. I have used some... READ MORE

Switching from Benzaclin and Tazarac for Acne

My son had a Microdermabrasion done yesterday for acne. He has lesions around his mouth forehead, and cheeks. He was using Benzaclin and Tazarac,... READ MORE

Will taking minocycline and metronidazol together effect the effectiveness of the medications?

I was prescribed minocycline for my acne prior to being prescribed metronidazol for a vaginal bacterial infection . My question is can I take the... READ MORE

Does Demeclocycline Help Acne? I Take It Daily for SIADH.

I am 50 and began having acne about 2 years ago--probably due to menopausal hormonal fluctuations. I am reluctant to use Retin-A oriented products... READ MORE

Why is my epiduo not working?

After years of success with Epiduo in the past, my doctor decided to switch me onto epiduo forte. It was going OK, until i ran out, and went without... READ MORE

Can I Take Acne Medication After Rhinoplasty Surgery?

Its been three weeks after my surgery and i was wondering if its OK to take acne medication? I been taking acne medication for about three months... READ MORE

How can I get rid of acne completely? My skin is flaky and peeling off after using acdermin gel, is it normal?

Hi doctor i am 18 years old and suffring from acne since 4 years and used alot of medicines now i am using acdermin gel ,skin a cream and contimycin... READ MORE

Can I Take a Pre Workout Supplement Whist on Oratane? (photo)

Hi there, ive been on oratane for 3 months now and i am clearing up very well, but i do like to gym and with being so i also take the normal gym... READ MORE

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