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I'm in my 40's and still get acne on my face, neck, back, and chest. Any suggestions on how to get rid of it?

I have not as yet gone through menopause, and have tried all kinds of topical treatments. Also face only gets one or two while the rest get a lot more and they last longer.

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Go see a dermatologist, they can prescribe a stronger topical medicine. Possibly even a pill. No need to suffer. Good luck.

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if I were you I would go see a doctor because the kind of exactly that you're talking about sounds like subdermal and is usually painful and tends to require the aid of antibiotics ...
I'm not sure but I think you might be able to get accutane. I don't know if they still market under the same name but it works wonders!

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Seems like there is no escaping acne at any age. Getting facials on a regular basis will always help the skin. 1x a month works for me. Might try switching your lotions and shower gels for your neck, back and chest. Your skin needs have changed, so time to change brands.

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I am 48 and have adult acne as well. I tried EVERYTHING!!! I ordered Murad form their infomercial to try it ($29.99). I figured I had tried more expensive stuff (prescribed by a dermatologist) and it did not work, but I would try this one "just to see". It is *really* important to follow all the steps it says to. I have been using it for about 4 years now. I am very happy with it and rarely get a pimple; but when I do, it is not the acne-pained bumps from before. Here is a link. If it works for you, you can but each product individually at Ulta and Sephora. They also have it for sensitive skin.

http://www.murad.com/acne-kit

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Proactive

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I would look into some diet changes. Add pro-biotics to start. When you get dressed in the morning I would use some powder to keep moisture to a minimum. Moisture helps bacteria breed resulting in acne.

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Mix baby powder and water together into a paste, then apply it wear there's ache. :)

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Ive heard you can crunch up regular strength asprin and add water to make it into a paste and apply it on the acne before you go to bed ive done it it really helps

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