What is the best and fastest way to get rid of Acne?

What would the quickest most effective treatment be for acne?

Answers from doctors (3)


Celibre Medical Corporation

Published on Mar 11, 2010

The answer to your question would most likely be Accutane, but this drug has some serious side effects so is used sparingly by dermatologists. Other than Accutane, most methods offer some patient a benefit but require a bit of experimentation for your personal situation. For some, over the counter products work well, generally products that contain Retin A, glycolic and salycilic acid or benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics can also be helpful but patients may become resistant. Finally, laser treatments and photodynamic therapy are also an option,
but may not be covered by insurance. The bottom line is that there is no cure and no "best" treatment, just options.

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

The answer to your question would most likely be Accutane, but this drug has some serious side effects so is used sparingly by dermatologists. Other than Accutane, most methods offer some patient a benefit but require a bit of experimentation for your personal situation. For some, over the counter products work well, generally products that contain Retin A, glycolic and salycilic acid or benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics can also be helpful but patients may become resistant. Finally, laser treatments and photodynamic therapy are also an option,
but may not be covered by insurance. The bottom line is that there is no cure and no "best" treatment, just options.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Mar 11, 2010

It depends on the type of acne you have to dictate the treatment course best for you. It would be best for you to see a Board Certified Dermatologist to customize a treatment program for you.
Depending on the type of acne you have it may require topical treatments, oral antibiotics, Accutane or Lasers. There are several different Laser treatments that work well for acne.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

It depends on the type of acne you have to dictate the treatment course best for you. It would be best for you to see a Board Certified Dermatologist to customize a treatment program for you.
Depending on the type of acne you have it may require topical treatments, oral antibiotics, Accutane or Lasers. There are several different Laser treatments that work well for acne.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Rejuve

Published on Mar 11, 2010

It depends on the type of acne. If you have red bumps with some white and black heads, then you will need to extract then start on both a topical regimen which includes multiple skin products and oral antibiotics. If you have a large number of cysts, then you may need accutane.

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Answered by Rejuve

It depends on the type of acne. If you have red bumps with some white and black heads, then you will need to extract then start on both a topical regimen which includes multiple skin products and oral antibiotics. If you have a large number of cysts, then you may need accutane.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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