Whats Wrong with my Face and What is It? (photo)

Ive had terrible to moderate acne for as long as i can remember. i dont know what kind it is or how to treat it and i just want it gone. i am 25 now, and recently it has gotten a lot worse. please help! Thank you!

Doctor Answers 1

Difficult acne at 25

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The pustular acne seen in your pictures is clearly not going to go away without treatment.  This grade of acne usually requires treatment with the assistance of a dermatologist and could involve prescription medications such as Retin A, oral antibiotics and perhaps Accutane (isotretinoin), which is the only treatment which, in your words, "will get rid of it".

Miami Dermatologic Surgeon

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