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Why Do Dermatologists Never Sugguest or Write a Prescription for Birth Control for Hormonal Acne?

Birthcontrol vs oral antibiotics/retinoids for hormonal breakouts - The past 3 yrs I've had the worst acne of my life. I've seen several... READ MORE

What is the best treatment for Hypothyrodism hormonal acne? Is it accutane or BCP/spiro? (photos)

I'm a 26yr old F. I have PCOS & hormonal acne. 1yr ago I took diane 35 and aldactone for 6 months, skin was awsome. After 5 months my face started to... 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

How long can Doxycycline be safely prescribed for?

I take Doxycycline antibiotic pills for acne. I have been on the pills for two years now, consistently. My doctor gave out the drug quickly enough but... READ MORE

Would Fougera Adapalene Cream 0.1% cause more damage and undesired additional acne to skin?

My doctor gave me a prescription for treating acne, Fougera Adapalene Cream 0.1% and I've read reviews on how it would cause more acne. In addition;... 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

Does Aczone clear up clogged pores?

I have tiny flesh colored bumps (some red) and what look to be closed clogged pores. That I cannot get rid of. By what I've read it says that Aczone... READ MORE

Acne worsening on ginette 35

Hi, I am 27 years old working women and I have been having acne since 17 . Some time back i started getting more pimples. So my dermatologist... READ MORE

What are my options for reducing mild acne/oily skin? (Photos)

I have tried prescription topical creams, antibiotics, and birth control, and nothing has been able to make my skin look clear. I have had mild but... READ MORE

What would be the best path to treating my acne again? (photos)

I've had acne for 7 years and I'm 20. 3 years ago I saw a dermatologist. We tried topical treatments that didn't work, then she had me on Ampicillin... READ MORE

What goes first? My Vit. C + E serum or Benzoyl peroxide gel? (Photo)

My vit C serum has been giving great effects on my skin but my dermatogolist prescribed my in using Benzoyl peroxide for my moderate acne and I'm... READ MORE

What is DUAC?

Is DUAC a type of topical acne medication? Is it a prescription drug? How effective is it? READ MORE

Is tretinoin supposed to make my skin burn and my eyes itchy and watery?

My doctor prescribed me tretinoin 0.1% brand is spear and another medication for day time its rugby acne medication 5 and its been making my face burn... READ MORE

What's the best treatment for my acne & spots? I have dark spots, dull skin and unknown hair growth on cheeks (Photo)

I am suffering from face acne from last 7-8 months. I consult a dermatologist, he prescribed me some medicines (Cyomin-50 cap, Clinxa Gel, & Aclear... READ MORE

Mandelic acid in soaps, is it as effective as those in toners and serum preparation?

My derm just prescribed me a mandelic+tranexamic acid soap to use 2x daily then spot treat pimples with epiduo. Will the soap be okay and effective to... READ MORE

How long do prescription acne medications like aczone have to stay on your face to be effective?

Every morning when I wake up, I wash my face and put on my aczone. Then I go to the gym and sweat it off for a few hours, and then go home, shower and... READ MORE

Paused use of Epiduo?

I used epiduo for 22/23 months and my face was pretty clear. I went through the initial breakout phase and since then my acne got gradually better.... READ MORE

Acne Medications from the Compund Pharmacy, I Do Not Know What the 2 Ingredient Were?

Hello, I am in my 40's and still have acne had perfect skin until my 20's. I have the acne that sometimes is like a blackhead and sometimes it... READ MORE

Dermatologist prescribed me tretinoin gel, but I have dehydrated skin should I use this?

My skin is tight every time I pat my face with a wash cloth, I have alot of closed comedones my dern said it was KP, for aome reason my face also is... READ MORE

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