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Blackdog1114

Really bad(Cystic?) acne

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I'm 15, and have had some pretty bad acne mainly on the right side of my face. From the research I've done I believe it is cystic acne, and I've had the same ones for about 4 or five months now. I think it started because Id always sleep on my right side, which I have since stopped doing. I've tried many things so far, Salycilic acid face washes, pads, topical benzoyl peroxide, benzoyl peroxide cleansers/masks, topical recorsinol with sulfur, and lotions with benzoyl peroxide, lemon juice, none have worked at all. I believe that they are just filled with pus one of them constantly drains if I accidentally touch it or move my face in a certain way. I've been to a dermatologist who gave me some cortisone injections and prescribed me some prednisone, which helped for a week or two but had minimal results. They wanted to start me on accutane, which I initially decided not to do due to all the side effects it seems to have, but now I'm reconsidering. Does anyone here know of anything I can do to help get rid of this acne, or is accutane my best bet? Im going back on the 10th so if I cant find anything here I plan to just start accutane

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