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Is It Better to Drain an Acne Cyst or Do a Cortisone Injection to Reduce Skin Atrophy/scarring?

I've had successful cortisone shots from my dermatologist before, but when visiting my plastic surgeon, with a large cyst, he insisted on trying to... READ MORE

How Can I Stop my Recent Acne Breakout? I Want To Prevent Scarring. (photo)

I had acne when I was 15 and it left some scaring on the side of my face, but never had I gotten acne on my cheeks. I went to sleep one night and the... READ MORE

Safe Acne Treatment While on Fraxel Laser?

My family doctor won't prescribe antibiotics to control my acne while I'm doing Fraxel Laser treatments because he says they will cause sensitivity to... READ MORE

What can I do to prevent these red pimples (folliculitis) from occurring? (photos)

Hi, What can I do to prevent these red pimples (folliculitis?) from occurring. I suddenly get them randomly on my legs the most. Very annoying. Red at... READ MORE

What is the best regimen to prevent acne when discontinuing oral contraceptives?

I've heard that cefadroxil and glycolic peels are an effective treatment. READ MORE

How Can I Prevent Acne Scarring?

Seem like no matter what I do, when I have a break out and it heals, it will turn into a pitted scar. How can I prevent this? I don't touch them, I... READ MORE

How to prevent pimples - can birth control prevent them? (photo)

Goodday Doctor! I want yo ask regarding to my pimples. i have pimples since im ni High school and now i'm college student now but still i have pimples... READ MORE

Can I use differin after Rhinoplasty for acne breakout?

I had rhinoplasty 1month and 7days op now and im having a acne breakout on my nose can i used differin from drying it out? And can i used it to... READ MORE

Whiteheads in cleavage - How to prevent this from happening? (photos)

I always get this kind of skin rash that forms white heads in the clevage area, it goes away as fast as I appears but it looks ugly and its happens... READ MORE

My question is what can I do to prevent/cure my acne? I have very oily skin, where my pores are clogged.

Een dealing with acne For 26 years. I have tried everything from accutane, tetracycline, doxycicline, retina etc.. and have not had the results that I... READ MORE

I'm using using epiduo (this is my first day). I have got some side effects. How do I prevent this from happening again?

My face is a bit red and itchy but there are no burning sensations is this normal? and what can i do to prevent this from happening again? I also... READ MORE

Is this acne or something worse? (Photo)

It often "explodes" & is very painful. It's located between my breasts and I'm just wondering what I can do to prevent this from happening again.... READ MORE

Best form of treatment for acne and acne scars. Preventative measures for neck acne. (photos)

Hi, I am an Asian male with neck acne. I'd like to understand what the root of the issue might be, and why my acne is inclined to appear on my neck of... READ MORE

How do you prevent and treat acne during pregnancy?

I have struggled with adult hormonal acne for years. After trial and error, I finally got it under reasonable control using a variety of at home... READ MORE

I've had acne since the age of 13. Immunotherapy is working but I need to take this for 4 more years. Will this ever heal?

I have been on antibiotics, hormonal tablets. nothing worked for me. right now I am on immunotherapy.  READ MORE

Butt acne. How to prevent butt acne? Why do I get it? How to treat it? How to clean skin on butt properly ? How to clear it up?

I get pimples on my butt here and there. It's very unattractive and it makes me insecure. I need help to clear it up and help prevent them from coming... READ MORE

What Can I Do to Help Boost Collagen and Stop my Face Scarring? (photo)

I have recently had a very bad cystic acne breakout caused by retin a. (I am now using epiduo) since my skin has cleared the red marks are really... READ MORE

Is there any credible link between coffee and cystic acne?

I suffer from cystic acne and have been grasping at straws as to what may be causing my breakouts. Information on the internet regarding this issue... READ MORE

Cysts on back and shoulders. (photos)

I've been finding cyst like stuff on mostly my back and shoulders. They appear from nowhere. Usually I find a greyish/black spot on my skin and I can... READ MORE

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