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Acne Topic Guide

Acne Acne: Acne is a red skin rash caused by several factors, including hormones and bacteria. Treatment involves washing skin with a mild cleanser once or twice daily, applying over-the-counter acne medication or prescription medication, and avoiding picking at the acne to avoid worsening the pimples.

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Acne Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin topical Benzoyl Peroxide And Clindamycin Topical

Benzoyl peroxide has an antibacterial effect. It also has a mild drying effect that allows excess oil and dirt to be washed away...learn more »

tazarotene topical Tazarotene Topical

Tazarotene topical (for use on skin) is a compound similar to vitamin A. It helps the skin to renew itself more quickly and may improve the appearance and te...learn more »

sodium sulfacetamide-sulfur topical Sodium Sulfacetamide-sulfur Topical

Sulfacetamide sodium and sulfur are antibiotic that fight bacteria.

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adapalene topical Adapalene Topical

Adapalene is a medicine similar to vitamin A. It helps the skin renew itself...learn more »

benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin topical Benzoyl Peroxide And Erythromycin Topical

Benzoyl peroxide has an antibacterial effect. It also has a mild drying effect that allows excess oils and dirt to be easily washed away...learn more »

azelaic acid topical Azelaic Acid Topical

Azelaic acid is a naturally occurring acid. It helps the skin to renew itself more quickly and therefore reduces pimple and blackhead formation. It also help...learn more »

benzoyl peroxide topical Benzoyl Peroxide Topical

Benzoyl peroxide has an antibacterial effect. It also has a mild drying effect, which allows excess oils and dirt to be easily washed away from the skin...learn more »

isotretinoin (oral) Isotretinoin (oral)

Isotretinoin is a form of vitamin A. It reduces the amount of oil released by oil glands in your skin, and helps your skin renew itself more quickly...learn more »

clindamycin topical Clindamycin Topical

Clindamycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria...learn more »

demeclocycline Demeclocycline

Demeclocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. It fights bacteria in the body...learn more »

tetracycline Tetracycline

Tetracycline is an antibiotic that fights infection caused by bacteria...learn more »

doxycycline Doxycycline

Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body...learn more »