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Done skin peel treatment for acne. Now recurring acne. Suggestions?

Hi, I m having oily skin and have lot of acne . 7 months back, I did skin peel treatment for 5 weeks and it was very quite successful. But recently i started getting acne back. I was asked to do shanas vegetable peel by my beautician. So, I did it 3 times but it of no use. I use clean and clear daily wash and a uv spf 50. Please suggest. Age:27 Gender: Female
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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thanks for posting your query.

i can understand your concern.

i recommend that you use a salicylic acid face wash twice a day.

also its important to use creams to control the acne as maintenance after the peels, or else there is a recurrence of acne.

Treatment of acne would be oral medication, creams and daily skin care routine which further helps in acne.

Oral medication will be tablet doxycycline 100 mg once a day for 4 weeks.

Creams would be application of clindamycin gel twice a day only on the Pimples. Application of benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel once a day on the Pimples. Application of Retin A cream 0.025% on full face at night for 2 hrs.
All the applications will have to be done for 6 weeks.

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