Prescription Treatments acne
The Causes Of Acne

Symptoms of Adult Acne

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Acne Home Treatments

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- Prescription Acne Treatments

There are several topical treatments you may be prescribed.
  • Topical retinoids, is a medicines which is based on vitamin A. It is apply (rubbed) to the skin twice a day. It works by encouraging the outer layer of the skin to flake off. The downside to this treatment is it may cause irritation and it makes the skin hypersensitive to sunlight.


  • Azelaic acid, is an alternative to benzoyl peroxide, This may cause less skin soreness.


  • Another form is topical antibiotic lotion. This is applied to the skin and can be used to control the Propionobacterium acnes bacteria. This treatment needs to be on a continuous basis for at least six months.

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