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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 refreshing toner to remove surface residue, excess oil and promote cell turnover.
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6 oz | QB005
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A unique gel cream oil-free moisturizer leaves skin feeling noticeably soft, with renewed resilience and vibrancy.
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Innovative, clear acne patches help to eliminate blemishes as they contain the affected area to minimize the spread of bacteria.
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6 ct | PT269
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A multi-functioning hydrator that regulates oil production while minimizing the appearance of pores.
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2 oz | FC042
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Unique daily treatment is ideal for those struggling with wrinkles and breakouts.
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3 oz | PN050
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Absorbs impurities, tightens the appearance of pores and reduces breakouts.
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2.5 oz | CP175
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A value priced acne clearing system with clinically proven results.
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MR207
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A purifying, antibacterial cleanser formulated to combat and help prevent breakouts and blemishes.
$32.00
5 oz | PQ017
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A nemesis of breakouts, these clarifying pads help remove impurities and excess oil from your skin.
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50 ct | DQ072
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This duo helps improve the appearance and condition of oily, acneic skin.
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Water-activated powder transforms to effectively cleanse and exfoliate.
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0.5 oz | MR212
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Clear up acne pimples and prevent new ones from forming without over-drying.
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0.5oz | AZ030
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