Older person Acne

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deedeeep
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by deedeeep on Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:05 pm

Older person Acne

I am now in my 60's and still suffer with acne regularly sometimes the spots are large and solid lumps. I have always cleaned and toned my skin but nothing makes them go away. I am guessing that at my age I am not going to grow out of this condition now. is there anything that I can do? It is even more embarrassing now than it was when I was in my teens.

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Dr Anton Alexandroff
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by Dr Anton Alexandroff on Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:50 pm

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I am sorry to hear about your acne. Consult your GP or dermatologist they can give you an antibiotic, Epiduo or DUAC gel and Roacutane.

I hope this is helpful.
With Best Wishes,

Dr Anton Alexandroff FRCP(UK) PhD CCT(Derm) FRSM FAAD
Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer
The British Skin Foundation Spokesperson
London, Cambridge, Leicester and Bedford

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