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Cystic Acne

What is Cystic Acne?

Cystic acne is the most serious of acne conditions as it can easily lead to scarring. Large, red, inflammed, and painful nodules form deep in the skin where the inflammatory response is so great that it breaks the wall of the pore and a membrane forms around it leading to a cyst.

Treatments

Twice-daily cleansing with an oil-free cleanser helps to remove excess oil and bacteria. Helpful ingredients include salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and antibiotics. In extreme cases physicians may prescribe an oral form of retinoid. Always check with your dermatologist.

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All about Cystic Acne

Acne is a common skin problem and one that can be disfiguring. It’s most common in adolescents and teens, but adults can get it too. In some cases, the bumps and papules that are so common with this skin problem become inflamed, leading to a diagnosis of cystic acne, the most serious form of the disease and the one that’s most likely to lead to scarring.

What Causes It?

As the name implies, people with cystic acne don’t just have blackheads and red bumps. They also develop cysts that can become quite large and painful and be felt as tender, swollen nodules on the surface of the skin. Needless to say, these tender inflamed nodules that fill with puss are uncomfortable and embarrassing from a cosmetic standpoint.

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This product provides a dramatic improvement in the skin's appearance, feel, and function.
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A brush head for acne-prone skin to be used with any Clarisonic device.
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1 ct | CS071
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A spot treatment that rids of blemishes and ingrown hairs.
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1.18 oz | RC052
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An exfoliating gel that helps to combat stubborn blemishes.
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3.3 oz | PN007
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Manage breakouts and put your best face forward.
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BC052
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An anti-bacterial mask that fights off blemishes with Ginger and Shiso.
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4 ct | KA004
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This cleanser helps to clear and prevent acne blemishes.
$27.00
6 oz | CS073
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This exfoliating lotion moisturizes skin as it increases cell turnover.
$28.00
3.3 oz | PN005
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An exfoliating solution that helps to reduce redness, blackheads and white bumps.
$26.00
4 oz | PN010
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A 3-step system inspired by dermatologists' treatment protocols.
$29.99 $48.00 value
LP110
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Purify and clarify with this antibacterial deep pore cleansing gel.
$28.00
6.75 oz | MR008
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Hydrate, quench and restore your skin's natural moisture balance.
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2 oz | JB005
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