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Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  Medical Doctor
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I have been struggling with acne for at least 10 years now.

Customer Question

Hello, I have been struggling with acne for at least 10 years now. It less worse than when I was a teenager but I still have whiteheads and I'd like to get rid of them. Will a retinol serum help ? I have been using a cream with clindamycin, adapalene and nicinamide since february which helped but I will stop at the end of this month. Many thanks
JA: Have you used Adapalene or anything similar before?
Customer: Yes
JA: Got it. Have you seen a dermatologist about acne?
Customer: When I was a teenager and he recommended to go on Roaccutane but because of the side effects I didn't do it.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Dermatologist should know?
Customer: I am taking the pill but otherwise no. Thanks
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 16 days ago.

Hello. I'm The Good Dr., licensed and practicing physician. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 16 days ago.

Do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
File attached (Q1MVZ5P)
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 16 days ago.

have you tried differin gel OTC with benzoyl peroxide?

one in the AM

one at night

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
For how long should I use it to see results do you think ? I’ve have benzoyl peroxide but not thoroughly..
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 16 days ago.

2 weeks