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I have an extremely oily skin and oily hair, and some acne

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i have an extremely oily skin and oily hair, and some acne on my face and a lot on my chest and back, and my skin is burning sometimes and itching a lot specially during the morning when is cold, i have tried a lots of cleanser and antibiotics such as clindamycin phosphate more then a year but there is non effect at all, and the only thing that causes these problem is my oily skin so what is the best treament to reduce sebum glands, and i am 15 years old, beside accutane
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 5 months ago.

Hello Hameed this is Dr. Salama MD,

I would recommend a few things:

Trying benzoyl peroxide which is over the counter.

If it does not work your doctor can prescribe a cream known as Retin-A.

You can also take oral antibiotics if deemed necessary by your physician

Let me know if you have any other questions.

If not, please don't forget to leave a positive rating as that's the only way I get credit for answering your question.

Thank you!

Expert:  Michael Salama replied 4 months ago.

Is there anything else I can help you with today?

If not, please don't forget to leave a rating, thanks!