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Not Too Sure What To Do About My Back Acne. Help Would Be Appreciated!


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#1 NCW0811

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:02 AM

Hey All!

So for the past year or two, I've had this really bad acne all around my shoulder blades to my upper arm area which I suspect is partially due to my heavy backpack. It sort of looks like this (https://encrypted-tb...2kdEeXRHFY4eNHI) and is in that general area. I do take hot showers in the morning daily and use a salycic acid scrub on my shoulders. However this does not seem to help. Does the board have any ideas of what this is or what I could do to aid in making it go away? Some have suggested a hot shower to open pores then to soak under cold water to close them back up. However I would appreciate any suggestions!


Thanks in advance guys!

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 02:35 AM

Hi...have you read the "vinegar cured my bacne" post? Im trying it now for the past 2weeks and shockingly its kinda working for me...

http://www.acne.org/...cne#entry755168
Started using acne.org regimen on Dec 25 1012

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 06:58 AM

Many members have had luck using dandruff shampoo as a body wash. Something about the shampoo being specifically designed to even out skin flakeage. I mean to try it one of these days - I get breakouts of the back of my neck and shoulders all the time.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 12:11 AM

The condition in that picture looks rather severe. Have you ever been to a dermatologist? IMO you should.



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