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I have acne they swollen very painful and puss inside my face

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I have acne they swollen very painful and puss inside my face makes me said I am 40 years this Friday I am afraid to leave my house I am so conscious of I feel like I want to die
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David

I am sorry you have such bad acne. there are good treatments for acne

but you have to see a doctor about them.

such as prescription antibiotic creams and special treatments like isotretinoin

I see you have had laser treatments

and an antibiotic cream

you should get blood testing to check your blood androgen levels. you could have a condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome where your ovaries are producing too much androgens and this causes worse acne and weight gain and hair growth. going on a birth control pills can sometimes help this condition.

have you been checked for polycystic ovarian syndrome?

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