British Skin Foundation - Acne

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Acne

Postby Peanutshills on Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:14 am

Hi all, could someone please give me some advice on how to deal with the large white smelly spots that keep appearing. They seem to be getting worse and there is a very large one which will not go has been there for over a year
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Re: Acne

Postby Dr Ed Seaton on Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:31 pm

Hello,

Thanks for your question. I'm sorry to hear about your trouble. I would strongly suggest that you see a Dermatologist or GP with experience in Dermatology. From your description I wonder if you have cysts or perhaps nodulocystic acne which will probably do well with tablet treatments, perhaps even isotretinoin- a strong acne treatment that should clear these up. I suspect that over the counter pharmacy treatments will not do the trick for you.

With best wishes

Dr Ed Seaton
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