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Acne (cont.)

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How would you sum up current-day acne treatment?

Treating acne requires patience and perseverance. Any of the treatments listed above may take two or three months to start working (even isotretinoin). Unless there are side effects such as excessive dryness or allergy, it is important to give each regimen or drug enough time to work before giving up on it and moving on to other methods. Using modern methods, doctors can help clear up the skin of just about everyone.

Just hang in there. And don't pick. Please.

REFERENCE:

Kurokawa, Ichiro, et al. "New Developments in Our Understanding of Acne Pathogenesis and Treatment." Experimental Dermatology 18 (2009): 821-832.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/17/2014

Source: MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/acne/article.htm

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