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Suggest treatment for acne

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Posted on Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Question: Hi Good Morning

I am having acne problem from last 1 year in shoulders, back and face.

Pls let me know what to do to get rid of this acne problem.

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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Oral and topical antibiotic

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you.
I am Dr. kakkar (Dermatologist and Venereologist). I have noted your concern.

I suggest you to use topical benzoyl peroxide gel, 2.5%, 3.5% or 4%, twice daily.

In addition I suggest oral antibiotic e.g either Doxycycline 100mg or Minocycline 100mg, once or twice a day for a few weeks 4-12 weeks (depending on the severity).

These are prescription medications and I suggest you to talk to your local practitioner regarding the same.

Regards
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. (3 hours later)
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Thank you for writing to us

Detailed Answer:
You are welcome.

Regards
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Brief Answer: Oral and topical antibiotic Detailed Answer: Hello. Thank you. I am Dr. kakkar (Dermatologist and Venereologist). I have noted your concern. I suggest you to use topical benzoyl peroxide gel, 2.5%, 3.5% or 4%, twice daily. In addition I suggest oral antibiotic e.g either Doxycycline 100mg or Minocycline 100mg, once or twice a day for a few weeks 4-12 weeks (depending on the severity). These are prescription medications and I suggest you to talk to your local practitioner regarding the same. Regards