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Are These Drug Prescriptions Overkill For Pd And Sd? Can Minocycline Cause Hyperpigmentation?

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Hi,

I have PD that seems to be coming back and SD that has been flaring up for the past 3 months. All of this is on my chin.

The derm prescribed:

Loprox Cream - topical antifungal for the SD

Finacea - for hyperpigmentation on chin and to kill bacteria

Fluconazole - to kill internal fungal overgrowth

And my General MD wanted to add in Minocycline 50 MG because he says it works in conjunction with Fluconazole internally and keeps the PD at bay because it binds to the basement membrane of the skin. However, now I have the added worry of hyperpigmentation which I'm hoping Finacea would keep it at bay. Can low dose Minocycline cause hyperpigmentation? Should I take it for 2 weeks and then taper off ...maybe every 2 days after that?

He also told me to try Epsom Salts because he said it works for SD. I tried it yesterday and I don't know if it's working or not. It makes my skin real smooth but then it can be very drying 5 minutes after.

I feel hopeless :/

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