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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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A powerful anti-blemish moisturizer that fights pimples, pore visibility, acne marks, shine and redness.
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An emergency spot treatment that works to reduce pimple size and appearance overnight.
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0.5 oz | UC019
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Hydrating yet mattifying anti-blemish treatment helps reduce inflammation and smooth skin texture.
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1.35 oz | AE098
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Use after cleansing to help clarify and deeply clean large pores to help reduce blemishes.
$29.00
50 ct | JB130
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Cleans and exfoliates dirt, pollution and excess oil, minimizing breakouts.
$26.00
4.2 oz | LS050
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An on the spot concealing powder that soothes, calms and helps clear skin.
$29.00
3 g | JB127
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Reduces red bumps, razor burn, clogged pores, breakouts and signs of aging.
$28.00
3 oz | PN055
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An on-the-go clinical strength, oil-free spot treatment.
$27.55
0.06 oz | VB026
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Reduces surface shine while helping control bacteria that can lead to breakouts.
$29.00
4oz | ED005
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Moisturizer with sunscreen keeps excess oil in check while minimizing enlarged pores.
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2 oz | PN051
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This product provides a dramatic improvement in the skin's appearance, feel, and function.
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4 oz | PN003
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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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