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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: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


Please list the medications you have had

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Tazorac differin aczone clindamycin doxycycline
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.

Please tell me your diet

meal to meal

typical day

Customer: replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.