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    1. Misconceptions About Acne Still Common

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There are still plenty of negative and mistaken beliefs about people with acne, a new study finds. Researchers showed photos of acne and several common skin conditions to study participants and asked them their views about

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    2. Double Up on Acne Treatments, New Guidelines Say

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Combining treatments is the best way to combat acne, new guidelines from the American Academy of Dermatology state. "There are a variety of effective treatments available for acne, and dermatologists have found that combi

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    3. Many Patients With Acne Take Antibiotics Too Long

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with severe acne remain on antibiotics too long before they are prescribed more effective medication, researchers say. A team led by Dr. Seth Orlow, chair of dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center in New Y

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    4. Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's no shortage of products out there that claim to treat the pimples that so often plague teen skin, but your body may already be making an effective treatment that just needs a little tweaking from science, a new stu

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    5. Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that high levels of vitamin B12 may affect germ activity in certain people, boosting the odds that they'll develop acne. However, it's too early to say if anyone should cut down on their vitamin B1

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    6. Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many acne patients do not take all their recommended medications, a small new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 143 acne patients and found that 27 percent of them did not obtain or use all of the prescription and over

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    7. Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For certain people, the acne treatment Aczone may be linked to a rare blood disorder, a new case study contends. A 19-year-old woman who had used Aczone -- the skin gel version of the drug dapsone -- for a week developed a

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    8. FDA Approves Treatment for Acne Scarring

      Jan. 7, 2015 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for acne scarring. Called Bellafill, the product is an injected gel that adds volume to the skin to lift and smooth out pitted acne scars to the level of the surrounding skin, the agency said. In the study that led to

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    9. Some Acne Products Can Trigger Allergic Reactions

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some popular over-the-counter acne treatments can cause severe irritation or even potentially life-threatening allergic reactions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The products contain the active in

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    10. Pediatricians Endorse New Acne Treatment Guidelines

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 6 (HealthDay News) -- Pimples have long been the bane of teenage existence, but pediatricians say there is now enough evidence on effective treatments to put out the first guidelines on battling acne in children. There is a range of medications that can c

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