Acne Q&A

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about acne in one place.

What's a good anti-acne cream?

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How do you get rid of a big whitehead that looks like there is something in it? I can't pop it because it's next to my lip!

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I have used 10% BP for spot treatment. When I tried 2.5% all over the face, it wasn't working, and may have caused MORE breakouts just within a day (It was Neutrogena's on the spot treatment). What's the best/most recommended BP treatment?

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How to know if you have acne or acne scars ??

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What is difference between BHA and AHA, Beta Hydroxy Acids and Alpha Hydroxy Acids?

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What are the main causes of adult acne?

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Can I expect to see a difference in my skin if I don't eat properly?

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I have a red dot that's leftover from a pimple. it's not a pimple anymore, but it's been there for a few months and it won't go away. I've tried everything! Is there any way to make it go away...and what is it?

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Can I break out from a salad?

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I was prescribed erythromycin (Two pills twice a day for two months), but I ate two pills twice a day for four months. My acne came back after stopping the pills...what should I do?

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I have a Adapalene + BPO gel and Adapalene + Clyndamycin. Which is more effective? I am currently using both my mixing it. Does that make sense?

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Is it ok to use OTC face masks? will it break me out?

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How should I be using benzoyl peroxide vs salicylic acid?

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What is the best type of makeup to use for acne prone skin?

Here are some articles that will help you choose the right makeup for your acne prone skin: https://www.mdacne.com/article/using-makeup-to-cover-a-breakout https://www...

What are some makeup brands that don't irritate acne?

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How can you make your acne go away fast?

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I think I have sbhorriec dermitatis. I went to the doctor and they gave me a steroid for my scalp. My skin is getting really dry — is it normal, or is it just because of the winter?

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Is it safe to get an airbrush tan when you have acne? Will it make acne worse?

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How do get rid of acne scars without the help of a dermatologist?

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I have acne and eczema. I've tried everything from masks to anti-acne creams, but my eczema keeps getting worse!!!

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is it common to have acne while on the implant nexplanon I've never had acne in my life until now

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Does dairy cause acne?

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Can I use face masks while using MDAcne?

Masks are not an effective treatment for acne. Exfoliating masks over irritate the skin and can cause more breakouts. Hydration masks are OK but should be not used not...

If a foundation doesn't say 'oil free' or 'non-comedogenic' on the label, but does say it's dermatologist tested...will it break me out or not?

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Should I get a tool to remove my blackheads, like an extractor?

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Benzoyl peroxide burned my neck area and I am peeling, dry, and tight.

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I'm a 14 year old female and going to the dermatologist today. What are the best meds to be put on?

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Can artificial tanning (tanning beds) cure my acne?

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How often should I re-apply my moisturizing sunscreen?

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Can you recommend a makeup brand that doesn't make acne worse?

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Is there an alternative to Accutane that has fewer side effects?

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Do probiotics cause acne?

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What’s the difference between adult acne and acne in teens?

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Do I have dry skin, regular skin or oily skin? What is a combination skin?

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Is epiduo really that good?

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If u get your eyebrows waxed can u get acne on your forehead ?

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How do you control the sebum production of your skin and limit it so it's not causing so much acne?

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Which is the best acne product?

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Can MDacne’s combination of benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid work as well as prescription grade medicines, such as clindamycin?

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Is tea tree oil good for acne pimples?

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