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Acne vulgaris on chest, back, neck, itching, scabs, orange pus. Treatment?

Hello, I m a 16 year old male and I ve got a severe case of acne vulgaris . It s all over my chest, back, and the nape of my neck, and it hurts! It s super itchy and I can t help but scratch them, tearing the scabs off in the process. They re probably really infected because the pus is a little orangish in color. So I d just like to know the easiest ways of curing this problem.
Asked On : Mon, 20 Aug 2012
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Hi Dear
Thanks for your query

Dont worry too much .... Do not squeeze or scratch the pimples.Keep your skin clean,Have healthy diet & lots of fluids.Avoid too much oily foods.Apply topical Clindamycin gel over the pimples for a month.You can use topical tretinoin over the comedones [ but be careful as sensitive persons develop burning sensation and redness after application]..and use oral Isotretinoin for 4-6 months [but always under supervision of your dermatologist]
Hope this helps you.
Stay in touch with your dermatologist.

Take care :)
Answered: Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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