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Treatments for Adult Acne

Treatment List for Adult Acne

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Adult Acne includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Topical commercial/over-the-counter acne treatments
  • Topical Benzoyl-peroxide preparations
  • Topical retinoids (Vitamin A derivatives) eg tretinoin cream or gel
  • Topical antibiotics (eg clindamycin, erythromycin)
  • Oral contraceptive pill - some forms especially good for acne treatment
  • If more severe, oral antibiotics (eg tetracycline antibiotics, erythromycin) along with topical treatments
  • If very severe or if no response to other treatment, oral isotretinoin (Vitamin A derivative)

Adult Acne: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Adult Acne may include:

Hidden causes of Adult Acne may be incorrectly diagnosed:

  • Persistent acne in an adult woman with endocrine (hormonal) signs may indicate a serious underlying endocrine disorder eg polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • more causes...»

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