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hey dear doctor, iam a teenage girl 15 years and 7 months, Iam suffering from facial acne several years, last year I consulted a dermatologist and she prescribed (isis. k concentrate teenage.) for me, and this year about 20 days ago I consulted another dermatologist and I was prescribed a pill (revidox. doxycycline hyclate.) and a solution to use twice a day, but till now I don't observe any obvious results?! what should I do. - Asked by R T on 24-Aug-2014 23:44:04

Answer Count: 1    Disorder Type: Skin and subcutaneous disorders
  • Answered by Dr. on 25-Aug-2014 13:14:12


    You have just started an antibiotic for acne. You probably need vitamin A also to control acne. Spplemental vitamin A is available in tablet form and should be taken along with vitamin D. Daily requirement is less than 1700/IU. Dosage should not increase more than 10000IU/day as it might cause teratogenecity.  It is also available in foods, vegetables and fruits ( like liver or carrot). 

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Replied by R T on 25-Aug-2014 23:34:47

I really thank you dear doctor, thanks for your help... I will try to do these
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