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Acne can affect one's appearance.

Condition

Treatment

Noninflammatory comedonal acne (blackheads and whiteheads)

Topical tretinoin or salicylic acid

Papular inflammatory acne

Topical antibiotic

Widespread blackheads and pustules

Topical tretinoin and systemic antibiotic

Severe cysts

Systemic isotretinoin

Explosive acne (ulcerated lesions, fever, joint pain)

Systemic corticosteroids

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Acne Myths Uncovered

Acne Myths Uncovered

What is acne? Certainly, most of us know what it is, simply because we have had to experience it at one time or another in our lives. But, in case a definition is needed, here is a short one.

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