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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

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 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 is DUAC?

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

Redness while using prescription acne products?

I've been prescribed tritnoin and doxycycline and have been it for 2 weeks now. I found products that help with my dryness, but my face is still red.... READ MORE

How do I get rid of this breakout and get my clear skin back? (Photo)

Just recently after coming back from summer vacation, I have gotten one of the worst breakouts I've ever had. It hasn't gone away for 2 weeks now and... 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

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

Nothing works except hydrocortisone on red acne prone face. Any suggestions?

I use different prescription acne products (since 4-5 yrs) Even when used sparingly and alternate days , I get redness if I dont use at all I get acne... 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

Please can anyone check if my doc prescription is correct? My acne is increasing and still in same condition after 2 weeks

My Prescription given by doc for acne treatment is Isopil 10 and Metaformin to be taken daily Morning and night respectively. He has asked for 5-8... READ MORE

Does (erythromycin 2% + tretinoin 0.05% gel) really work? How long does it take to show results? Any side affects? (photo)

Hi, I am 19 years old male suffering from mid to moderate acne. I've tried a lot of face washes, soaps and creams but none worked! So i decided to... READ MORE

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