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Cystic Acne, is It Hormonal? when Will It Go Away? (photo)

I've had acne since college. 24 now, and 3 years ago developed cystic acne along jaw and neck. Had hormonal and PCOS levels checked twice, negative.... READ MORE

Late 40s Acne, What Should I Do?

Hi dr, I am a male in my late 40s and still get acne.I also get a few cysts about every 3 weeks and have to have them injected.right now my dr put me... 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

Could Acne be Worse After Finishing Minocycline Treatment?

I have had clear skin pretty much my whole life with an occasional pimple here and there until a year ago, at 28 i started getting erruptions out of... READ MORE

What to expect after stopping Minocycline?

I have been on Minocylcine for 30 days in combination with spironolactone ( been using for over 4 months), aczone in the morning, and finacea in the... READ MORE

Help with cystic acne that is scarring my face

I am 43 and have been suffering w/cystic acne for the past 5 years. My dermatologist had me on bactrim for 3 years w/no success. I actually had to see... READ MORE

Treatment Options for Stubborn Chest Acne?

I have had chest acne for about 2 years now and I've been on minocycline for the past 9 months and it hasn't gotten better. It seems to come and go... READ MORE

What Can I Do when my Prescription Runs out and my Acne Gets Very Inflammed? (photo)

I have been taking minocycline for a year and a half (doesnt help that musch because i have acne vulgaris) but now my prescription was cancelled... 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

Safe for Potential Fathers to Take Minocycline for Acne?

Is it okay for a potential father to take Solodyn (minocycline) for acne? Some doctors have told me that it's okay, but the drug information says that... 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

Acne! Worse before better?

It will be 3 weeks since starting oral and topical acne treatment. In the first week the acne was worse than before. It cleared up for a few days and... READ MORE

I am a 45 year old female who has suffered from acne, and very oily skin, for over 25 years now; what do I do?

I began with pimples at age 12, but the acne became really bad when I went away to college. It was so embarrassing. Comedones, black heads, & they... READ MORE

Breaking out after accutane, now on minocycline, and breaking out pretty badly. Is it the minocycline? (Photo)

So my sophomore year of high school my skin took a turn for the worse and I had to go on accutane. My skin has been mostly clear, except for when I... READ MORE

I have mild acne, why don't prescription medication and gels work?

I went to the doctors the first time around 3 months ago and she prescribed me with epiduo. I used it every night for 2 months. I also used a cetaphil... READ MORE

White Unpoppable Bumps on Shoulder Blades for Years, Minocycline Didn't Help, Other Options? (photo)

Hey im now 21 year old male.... i have these white bumps on my shoulder are and sometimes in middle of my back when they breakout but thats once in a... READ MORE

Became resistant to Minocycline for acne.

Now what can I do? Minocycline always kept my acne under control, but now I'm breaking out again like I did a year ago. Can I switch to Doxy or is... READ MORE

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