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Posted by: Nicky | 2008/01/08

Quick solution for acne?

Hi,

I am 23 years old and have acne along my jaw line, which I am quite sure is hormonal. i am considering going to the dermatologist but am unsure if they will be able to prescribe me with medication that will help with the problem before i leave overseas in a month's time. i have been on the pill for my skin problem and it has been effective but i'd prefer to not take it. what is your advice?

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Dear Nicky
If you still get acne at 23 I recommend you see a dermatologist. What you can do in the meantime is use a good antibacterial cleanser, use benzoyl peroxide to dry up lesions, apply a topical antiobiotic lotion twice a day ( like Eryderm)
Dr Bets

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Posted by: ally | 2008/01/09

Zinplex, it worked for me

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