Acne Treatment Questions & Answers


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Several people I spoke to who had been prescribed and followed a course of Accutane treatment told me they had experienced an onset of depression and, in some cases, the depression did not end when the treatment ended. ...
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I have significant acne scarring on my cheeks (see below) and have looked into numerous treatments but I'm not sure which one to pick. Lasers have been around for years but I know all lasers are not created equally and ...
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I'm 35 and I started to develop acne at 16. I went to various doctors who prescribed me numerous treatments from oral anti-biotics to green tea masks and facials. The only thing I haven't tried yet is a chemical peel. B...
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I've been taking Accutane for the last 1.5 years, and my hair started thinning. I tried supplements and some other products designated to strengthen your hair, but they didn't do much. Can Accutane be the cause of all t...
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How long after taking Accutane should someonewait before getting pregnant?
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I am trying to do as much research as I can on Accutane before allowing my daughter to take it. She has struggled with acne her entire life and it breaks my heart seeing her so upset. We have tried everything under the ...
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I have a teenaged son who has very unfortunately been steadily developing facial acne over the past few years. It gets worse with each flare-up and my heart is aching but there is so little I can do besides tell him it'...
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I'm 18, male and I just started a low-dose 6 month Accutane treatment and I want to know if I am allowed to drink while I'm on it. I remember the doctor saying no, I couldn't, but maybe he was just saying that, in gener...
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My sister's wedding is in 5 weeks and I delayed going for a consultation for my acne prone skin until the last minute and have just now been informed by the doctor that the medication could actually cause an initial bre...
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I know Accutane is effective in clearing severe acne, but should I take it to treat mild acne?
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I’ve already tried numerous procedures - dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, filler injections - but they still haven’t completely removed my acne scars. My doctor mentioned my getting facelift but also said this would jus...
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I'm Indian and have oily and acne prone skin. I'm looking for better guidance on what treatments would work best to clear my acne. Any help would be appreciated. I live in Nashville, TN, and would be more than happy to ...
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I am 21 year old girl. A week after laser facial hair removal, I am getting lots of pimples, which are leaving marks on my face.Inever had acne before laser hair removal. My acne started when Ihad laser hairremoval when...
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I have a small hole that looks like it's a piercing (it's not) on my face. I hate the way it looks. Are there any fillers, lasers or other treatments that can help fully cover it up?
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My skin is overly oily and feels irritated and sore. Also is dehydrated and doesnt have that plumpness and bounce. Also has a shiny and plasticy look. Please help what i candoto correct the damage
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I have dark skin tone I have darkness around mouth can I go with laser toning
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Hello, I recently noticed severe scarring on the back of my thighs. Not pitted, just dark spots. I did not realize it was there. Would a chemical peel help? How many treatments might it take? Thanks.
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I have deep acne scars on my face and around the neck. I have tried different treatments and lotions to get rid of acne scars and pigmentation. Finally, i thought to take the laser treatment for acne which helps to re...
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What's a good product for adult females (in her 40s) have is experiencing acne.
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Hey! my skin is very oily. I am suffering from acne. I'm upset about it. Is oily skin the root cause of acne? I've tried many DIY methods. But nothing really helped. My mom always says that my acne is due to the oily fo...
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Hello, I am suffering fron bad shoulder acne . Its very embarrassing sometimes is there anything that can help
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Hello! Can i use retinol A 0.1% and vitamin c20 serum together? How canI introduce both into my skin care routine? Thanks!
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My face skin cell got dead due to this my face colour get dark and not match even my body colour. 4 years later I had suffered from jaundice. From that time, my skin became very bad and dead.
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I have very strong active acne. What is the best option in my position? Should I use a fraxel laser or should I go with the photodynamic therapy? Is one better than the other for live acne as opposed to scaring? I thin...
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I am looking for the best treatment for boxcar scars. What is the best way to sift through the sales fluff and really get the best treatment? I do not have much money to spare so I want to make sure the first option I ...
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I received a Corticosteriod Injection for acne and it seems like I have pitted skin now. Is this common in situations like this? I have a special event coming up in a few months and I want to make sure this is gone by ...
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Does anyone know any treatment products for severe KP? I heard glytone was good but I'm still unsure but what will help
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I am an Asian male in High School. My acne is pretty aggressive. Not only am I self-conscious about how I look, but my acne is pretty painful. Will the fraxel laser help get rid of my acne? Or at least help minimize the...
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I am African American and have had some pretty bad acne for the past 2 years. My first year of collegeis coming up and I cannot seem to find anything that will help my acne. Are there special treatments for African Ame...
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I am 18 andlet’s just say that I have had it up to here (imagine me pointing to my forehead) with my acne. What is the best treatment for someone like me? If the treatment makes my acne worse before it gets better that...
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