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Acquired bad acne on shoulders after coming off anabolic steroids. Remedy?

hi my name i luke and iam 30 years old, i recently came off a course of anabolic steroids for body building a few months ago and since then i have quite bad acne on both shoulders and is not getting any better with antibiotics and antibacterial washes etc, i am now suspecting it could be a yeast infection but need some advice about this p;ease, the spots and my skin do not feel or look like normal spots as my skin is rough as well as having big red spots and white heads
Asked On : Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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Hi Luke,
You are probably having steroid induce acneiform eruptions.
It would take sometime to respond to anti acne medication. You may consult a dermatologist, so that you can be started on an oral anti acne medicine isotretinoin. Continue with anti acne soaps and topical medicines. Hope that answers your query. Take care.
Answered: Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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