Can Using Dermaroller Aggravate Cystic Acne?

i am 48yrs. have deep painful knots that flare up.very oily skin so i don't have alot of face could be more toned.will dermaroller help ease the cysts or make them worse.

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Can a "dermaroller" worsen acne?

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Any injury to inflammed skin can cause a worsening of the inflammation, and that is especially true with acne.  You should first address the acne with one of the many excellent treatments currently available (Isotretinoin, photodynamic therapy and many excellent topical medications) before approaching "tightening" procedures.

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