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Dr. Phil, MD, Board Certified Physician
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I have had so many types of problems with my face. On

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I have had so many types of problems with my face. On periods there's improvements, then within a month, everything reverses. I have so much black scarring on my face and get spots main on my fore head and jawline. I've tried different products but don't seem to be getting anywhere.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

Do you have a pic?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I've attached pictures below
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

I think you need something prescription at this point

I would recommend tretinion (retin A) or clindamycin gel

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What do these products do
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

One dries up the acne

the other one kills the bacteria in acne

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What strength would you recommend? & would I have to use these treatments within a certain regimen
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

tretinoin 2.5%

clindamycin 2%

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How often do I have to use these?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

daily

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are there any cleansers I should avoid whilst using these
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

anything that is overly drying

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