When to see a doctor

  • All patients with inflammatory acne.  
  • If noninflammatory acne does not respond to treatment.  
  • If you develop emotional problems as a result of your acne.  
  • When signs of overproductions of androgens are present.  
  • If you suspect new prescription medication causes your acne.  
  • If you suspect that greasy cosmetics or other topical preparations may aggravate your acne.

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Revision date: June 14, 2011
Last revised: by Tatiana Kuznetsova, D.M.D.