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Experience:  30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
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Please tell me something that will prevent my acne. I've had

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Please tell me something that will prevent my acne.
I've had new breakouts every day, for about the past 27 years.
Usually 30-80 at any one time.
I don't remember all the things I've tried so far, but some of them are:
BENZOYL PEROXIDE
GLYCOLIC ACID and SALICYLIC ACID
KLARON
TRETINOIN (RETIN-A)
ADAPALENE (DIFFERIN) and TAZOROTENE (TAZORAC)
CLINDAMYCIN and ERYTHROMYCIN
TETRACYCLINE and OXYTETRACYCLINE
MINOCYCLINE and DOXYCYCLINE
ERYTHROMYCIN + BENZOYL PEROXIDE (BENZAMYCIN)
CLINDAMYCIN + BENZOYL PEROXIDE (DUAC)
ERYTHROMYCIN & ZINC (ZINERYT)
DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS, like ZINC, LYSINE, PROBIOTICS, WATER, CIDER VINEGAR, etc.
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS, like SUGAR, MILK, GLUTEN, CAFFEINE, etc.
ACID PEELS
ISOTRETINOIN (ACCUTANE/ROACCUTANE) 8 courses over a 20 year period. 20-60 mg
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
NOT Rick, Phil, etc.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Serious and helpful expert only. Thanks!
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 month ago.

Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Skin, Hair and Nail specialist I would be able to

provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

Before I answer your question I would like to get some more information:

Could you send me a photo of the condition at your convenience?

You can upload the photo on www.photobucket.com and send me the link

Other method of uploading photo or a file is:

1.Click the paperclip icon

2.Click the Browse icon

3.Click the Browse button

4.Select your file and click Open

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Please note that the answer provided is for information purpose only and does not

substitute a Doctor - Patient Consultation in Clinic

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Vqpp9UGC7htWiyu2FjEVkH9__caI9Up1lw/view?usp=sharing
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 month ago.

Thank you very much for the photos that you have sent. Since you have tried all kinds of treatment available , I would like to ask you which is the best treatment among these mentioned that worked well for you ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
none
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 month ago.

Have you done any surgical treatments till date ?

Any light based therapies ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no surgical treatments for acne except lancing.
sun-based light treatments; but the machine-based were access and cost prohibitive.
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 month ago.

Thank you so much for the information provided.

Have you done any Salicylic acid peels ?How many have you done ? And the when is the last you have done them ?

Customer: replied 29 days ago.
Salicylic acid a number of years ago. Since then, Glycolic acid. (last one was yesterday)
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 29 days ago.

Thank you for your reply.

How many have you done ?