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Do Antibiotics And Cortisone Shots Actually Work On Cystic Acne?

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Antibiotics only made mine go from moderate to severe... And I couldn't get cortisone shots because I had far too many cysts too close together... Couldn't tell where one ended and one began :/ Getting a cortisone shot for a hypertropic scar though so hopefully that works.

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antibiots may help you, but they help as long as you take them. once you stop, acne comes back.

so you need to cure the cause of your acne, inside your body [diet ehm ehm...]

and not only try to cure the symptom [pimples]

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antibiotic works... corresponding it is the right meds for tht purpose. acne are bacteria that spreads and that you take antibiotic to fight it out

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I've read that cortisone shots can cause tissue death and make scars worse, so they would only be recommended in severe circumstances. I've also read that antibiotics are considered effective but can take 3 months to work and should always be combined with benzoyl peroxide and a retinoid - like adapalene or retin-a.

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