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    My acne seem to never get any better
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    loveyoonji posted:
    I am 16 years old female. I have been suffering for extreme acne for the past 5 years. I have tried tons of products to see which would work for me but my acne has always been the same. I have it all over my face which has brought down my self confidence. I've been going to see a dermatologist and she prescribed me two different topicals and pills, I've been using it but i still break out even though i use sun screen,moisturizer, toner, and my medication. I am so helpless now, i want to give up and have no hope left. Due to the strong medication, my chin, upper lips, forehead, and cheeks has been soooo red! I asked my dermatologist about it and she said it was a just reaction from my medication but will go away over time. It looks like i have rosacea but im positive that i dont, what can i do to help with my redness and acne?
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    mariajohnson responded:
    Put ice cubes on your acne. You can also apply honey, toothpaste or lemon juice.
     
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    atti_editor responded:
    Hi loveyoonji,

    Here is a list of the top 8 acne treatment mistakes that might be helpful to look at -- just to rule out anything you might be doing. Also, here are some alternative remedies for acne that you might look into. While research into alternative treatments isn't conclusive, there are some studies that suggest the remedies listed in the above article may be beneficial.

    Best wishes,
    Atti


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