I am 27 but still have acne, is the acne ever going to go away?

I have had ache since I became a teenager. I am now almost 28 years old. Is is ever going to go away? I have tried everything to make go away but nothing has helped.

Answers from doctors (2)


Celibre Medical Corporation

Published on Nov 29, 2009

Acne can be a frustrating condition - even for adults - and we have heard similar stories many times from our patients. There is no acne solution that can be guaranteed to work for everyone, but it sounds like you have tried many. Your situation is very common for patients that turn to lasers and/or photodynamic therapy for acne. They have tried many or all traditional acne therapies including multiple medications and over the counter products. Check out lasers and/or PDT as another option for your acne.

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Acne can be a frustrating condition - even for adults - and we have heard similar stories many times from our patients. There is no acne solution that can be guaranteed to work for everyone, but it sounds like you have tried many. Your situation is very common for patients that turn to lasers and/or photodynamic therapy for acne. They have tried many or all traditional acne therapies including multiple medications and over the counter products. Check out lasers and/or PDT as another option for your acne.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Nov 29, 2009

In most cases acne does subside after the teen years. However, some people battle it all through their adult years. There are many treatments available including lasers ad light treatments.

If you have done oral antibiotics, topicals and Accutane you may want to consider these newer methods. These are non-invasive painless treatments. You may want to get a new view point for treating your acne.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

In most cases acne does subside after the teen years. However, some people battle it all through their adult years. There are many treatments available including lasers ad light treatments.

If you have done oral antibiotics, topicals and Accutane you may want to consider these newer methods. These are non-invasive painless treatments. You may want to get a new view point for treating your acne.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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