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I have had sporadic cystic acne last 3 years. 41 year old

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I have had sporadic cystic acne for the last 3 years. I'm A 41 year old male and prior to this, have never had any acne. I have tried most topicals and some oral medications from a dermatologist but nothing seems to work. Any suggestions? It's affecting both my professional and social life.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 6 months ago.

Hello

Please list the medications you have had

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Tazorac differin aczone clindamycin doxycycline
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 6 months ago.

Please tell me your diet

meal to meal

typical day

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Don't eat breakfast
Lunch typically eat out, salad, sub, some times fast food but rarely
Dinner, lots of chicken breast, tacos, Italian food, sub things like that
Diet has not changed at all prior to the onset of acne
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Hello?

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