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We found 668 questions associated with the 'Acne' topic.

What does a staph infection look like when it first starts?

Posted 21 Sep 2009 7 answers

A pimple with a white puss pocket? It looks like a spider bite kinda. Do they spread easy if it is a staph infection? could it be an ingrown hair? Or a boil? Or maybe just a big pimple on a part of the body that usually does not get acne? How would I of gotten it? How do I get rid of it?

Accutane - how long till I see results?

Posted 15 Oct 2013 2 answers

I'm 23 years old and never suffered from bad skin when I was in my teens at all, it was when I was about 21 all of a sudden out of nowhere I started getting really bad skin cystic acne on my cheeks and chin area it was really painful & embarrassing I absolutely hated it! I tried allsorts ...

How long does doxycycline take to work for acne?

Posted 17 Dec 2009 2 answers

I have been on doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for just about a month and I would say a good amount of my acne has been cleared up, but my question is whether this medicine first needs to push out all the junk in your pores before your skin becomes clear? has anyone else experienced this and about ...

Which is best cream to remove dark spots from face?

Posted 5 Feb 2013 2 answers

i have dark spots of pimples on my tell me solution to remove it.

Has anyone experienced hair loss while taking Spironolactone?

Posted 20 Jan 2013 28 answers

I am 42 and have had acne on and off since the age of 13. I've taken EVERY medication with the exception of Accutane, but find that Spironolactone works the best (in conjunction with Tazarac and Benzaclyn). I've recently started taking a dose of 100mg/day - up from my original 50 mg -and ...

Spironolactone - Will weight gain with aldactone usage go away once the body adjusts?

Posted 9 Apr 2014 15 answers

I have been taking aldactone 50 mg a day for almost 3 months for acne. I have noticed some improvement, however, I thought I would have fewer breakouts. I have noticed that I've almost gained 10 pounds without changing anything in my daily diet and exercise routine? Will the extra pounds be ...

My pharmacy has switched me from Trinessa to Tri Sprintec, I suppose they just don't carry it anymo?

Posted 11 Nov 2018 1 answer

My pharmacy has switched me from Trinessa to Tri Sprintec, I suppose they just don't carry it anymore. However, they've given me little information other than a small typed note saying this was my birth control, even if it looks different. I called to ask if I should change anything and ...

On average, how long does Doxycycline take to clear up cystic acne?

Posted 23 Feb 2015 1 answer

I'm a 20 year old female who had been struggling with painful, cystic acne since early highschool years. I was once put on doxycycline 100MG when I was 17 and my face seemed to clear up almost immediately, and I was acne free for my senior prom 3 weeks after starting the medication. After now ...

My son is 15 and is being put on accutane for his acne, any advice?

Posted 14 May 2012 8 answers

His Dr. told us not to go home and research it because it would scare us to death. Well I didnt listen and have researched until my eyes are crossed. This just doesnt seem like the right thing to be giving a teen. He has some acne on his face but the worst of it is on his back and arms. Does anyone ...

How long does it take for the joint pains to go away after stopping Accutane?

Posted 13 Aug 2013 3 answers

I took Accutane for my acne problem for about 2 months and realised that I started getting severe joint pains almost everywhere (feets, elbows, shoulder, knees, etc.). Never had this problem before. I stopped it after that. Its been about three weeks and the pain still has not gone away. I can ...

Is Doxycycline For Acne Worsening My Skin?

Posted 8 Dec 2013 1 answer

It has been around 4 weeks that I have beem on doxycycline 100 mg once daily. My skin has got a bit worse actually with many new pimples and cysts sprouting up and the dark red marks on cheeks are not fading. Is it normal or should I stop using it from now on?

I've been on Epiduo for acne for five months. What now?

Posted 22 May 2013 4 answers

Hello everyone, I want to relate my Epiduo experience to you. I was first prescribed Epiduo (apply at night by itself; no moisturizer) in late December 2012. I was 21 at the time. I'm now 22. I had pretty bad acne on my face (for four years), not to mention all the scars and discoloration ...

Anyone experience extreme breakout when swapped from Trinessa to Tri-Sprintec?

Posted 7 days ago 1 answer

Pharmacy swapped me from Trinessa to Tri-Sprintec this past month. I see that they are interchangeable but has anyone experienced extreme breakout? I have been taking Tri-Sprintec for 2 weeks and my face has broken out terribly. Since taking Trinessa I haven't had a breakout in over a year. ...

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