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Oily skin, severe acne on face, use neutrogena, exfoliant. Efficient way to get rid of this?

hi doctor im a girl i have 29 years old i have acne in my face and i would like to ask you if there is an effecient way to get rid of it by the way i have too much oil in my skin i suffer from a whiteheads and blackheads and large pores i use a neutrogena for about 3 months deep clean gel exfoliant and also gel i put it on the spot i would be really grateful doctor if you could help me to get rid of all these problems
Asked On : Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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Jul 2012
Hi Touria. Firstly are you married or single? Sexually active & on any oral contraceptives or any other medications? Any History of Polycystic ovaries or period irregularities? Once all these factors are taken into consideration & one does not envisage pregnancy in the next 6 mths or so & for 2 months after stoppage of medication, then going by your body weight & doing all the pre-treatment baseline tests as per protocol, I would recommend you start systemic isotretinoin therapy in a dose appropriate for your body weight after due consent & full comprehension of the side effects of the medication, This will help clear your acne & take care of the oily skin. You are most welcome to use the 'ask-a-doctor' feature & get more detailed with yours truly or tell me where you are based & will recommend a dermatologist to visit in your area. Cheers & Good Luck!
Dr Praveen Rodrigues MD
Dermatologist. Cosmetologist, Venereologist
Vikram Hospital, Bangalore, India
Answered: Mon, 10 Sep 2012
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