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Have acne around moustache, beard. Prescribed creams, electric razor. Opinion?

hi doc, im rajiv from mauritius, i just get consulted with a dermatologist today because i am suffering from acne from the region of my beard and moustache. its irritating with red spots. So he proposed me doxitab tablets and futasole cream. He also advised me to stop using normal razor and instead use electric razor. Do u think its was a good advise and for his prescription also??????
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

thanks for posting your query.

you seem to be having folliculitis which is a bacterial infection rather than acne .

it usually occurs following shaving.

and most commonly infected razors cause it.

he has given right advice a right prescription.

Answered: Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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