Adult acne; what to do?

I am 65 get acne breakouts . Use 500mg tetracycline once a day for 1 month . Have developed ulcers & metallic taste & blackish tongue . When stopped get acne breakout in 2-3 days . What to do?

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Age 65, still getting breakouts - "You're youthful skin is giving you problems"

I think that seeing a skin specialist is your best bet. I put all patients on Retin A and a good cleanser. Sometimes topical antibiotics are needed as well. Lasers, peels are needed in some cases too. 


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