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Suffering from severe acne. Permanent cure?

Hi ive currently suffered from mild acne for many years and now and again a spot would turn into a boil , but the past week or so i have had numerous boils on my face about 7-8 one of which is the size of a 50p the rest are larger than pea sized but close to each other, my face is starting to look deformed, really worried, Callum
Asked On : Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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dear alexander
treatment of acne depends on the stage and severity of the condition.
very good results can be obtained if you are under regular treatment- the duration of the treatment lasting from 6-9 months.
the problem of relapse occurs because most of the times either the medicines are not applied properly or not applied for the needed duration or the treatment is stopped midway or irregular.
if your face looks deformed and one of them is big then it could be grade 4 acne the management of which might require oral retinoids , which neeed to be taken only after proper investigation, counselling and guidance of an experinced dermat.

please visit the nearest dermat who will decide the stage and chalk out a management plan for you.
also one thing you need to strictly follow is that you need to continue the medicines for atleast 6-9 months if you want to get rid of acne for quite a long long duration.

dr amit
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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