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Posted by: Marchelle | 2010/08/10

Help for teenager

My teenage daughter suffers from an oily skin with related acne in the T section. We have tried numerous products eg. cetaphil, zimplex, garnier, acnet, innoxa young solutions, claerasil etc. Nothing seems to work and she is at a stage where she is very consious about herself. Please help. She has got a very sensitive skin. Thank you

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Hi Marchelle

I'd suggest getting Benzac AC5 face wash from your pharmacy (ask the pharmacist!) as a start. Your doctor may also prescribe products such as topical or oral antibiotics (or a combination of the two) to help, while oral contraceptives or something like Roaccutane are other options.

My advice would be to discuss this with a dermatologis!

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Posted by: pharmacist | 2010/08/12

Hi Marchelle

I'd suggest getting Benzac AC5 face wash from your pharmacy (ask the pharmacist!) as a start. Your doctor may also prescribe products such as topical or oral antibiotics (or a combination of the two) to help, while oral contraceptives or something like Roaccutane are other options.

My advice would be to discuss this with a dermatologis!

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