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Medical Reference Related to Acne Care

  1. Acne - Symptoms

    Acne develops most often on the face, neck, chest, shoulders, or back and can range from mild to severe. It can last for a few months, many years, or come and go your entire life.

  2. Acne - Other Treatment

    Your doctor may suggest other types of therapies to treat acne or acne scars.

  3. Acne - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Acne: Should I see my doctor? Acne: Should I take isotretinoin for severe acne? ...

  4. Acne - Prevention

    While you cannot prevent acne, there are steps you can take at home to keep it from getting worse.

  5. Acne: Treatment With Benzoyl Peroxide - Topic Overview

    Benzoyl peroxide is a medicine you use to treat acne. It comes in different strengths in lotions,gels,soaps,and liquids. How does benzoyl peroxide treat acne? Benzoyl peroxide unclogs skin pores. It also helps stop bacteria from growing and causing acne pimples and cystic lesions. At first,acne may get worse. Your skin may get red and peel. It’s not a quick fix. You may need to use the ...

  6. Acne - Surgery

    Read about surgery to remove deep acne scars.

  7. Skin Care for Those With Acne

    To reduce acne and its damage to your skin, follow these suggestions.

  8. Skin Conditions and Acne

    Read about the causes of acne, types, and treatments.

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