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Quick Tips: Keeping Acne Under Control

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Overview

To help control acne, wash your skin once or twice a day. If you have mild acne, you can get an acne cream without a prescription. If this treatment hasn't helped after 3 months, see your doctor. You may need different medicines or prescription medicines.

Daily tips for controlling acne

You can help prevent acne from getting worse by using these tips.


Credits for Quick Tips: Keeping Acne Under Control

Current as of: November 16, 2023

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