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Acne breakouts on jawline, temples, cystic in nature. On vitex, burdock root. Hysterectomy done, ovaries retained. Treatment?

Hi, I had a full hysterectomy at the end of February, I kept my ovaries...i m now finding that my jawline and temples are breaking out--I ve never experienced acne before. I ve always had good skin - now i have cystic acne ....are there any non-prescription remedies to help. I m trying Vitex and Burdock there anything I should be doing to the cysts directly?
Asked On : Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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The cystic acne are commonly seen due to hormonal disturbances in the body. The main treatment involves systemic antibiotics and retinoids. Both these are prescription only drugs. You need to consult a dermatologist for the same.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Arvind Kumar Singh's  Response

You have not mentioned your age. But it seems that you had gone through you are not in acne prone adolescent age..I would advice consult nearest dermatologist to rule out harmonal imbalance and you may required Systemic Retinoid(Isotretinoin) along with topical traetment, but before that you may required routine test and lipid profile along with Vision aquity test. Please consult nearest dermatologist.
Answered: Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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