Acne.net Papules and
3 & 4. PAPULES AND PUSTULES
Papules or Pustules are blockages of oil glands that have
been inflamed. Papules are red pimples. Pustules are pimples with a
central collection of white pus at their top. see
Treatment of Papules and/or
Pustules Treatment of Papules and/or Pustules includes the following
topical as well as oral medications (individually or in combination as
recommended by the dermatologist).
Topical warm (NOT HOT) water compresses
Topical antibiotics such as Clindamycin (Cleocin T and Clindets), or
Erythromycin (Akne-Mycin, A/T/S, Emgel, Erycette, Erygel, Erymax)
Topical Retinoids such as Adapalene (Differin), or Retinoic Acid (e.g.
Topical Benzoyl Peroxide
Topical Clindamycin and Benzoyl Peroxide (Benzaclin Gel)
Topical Erythromycin and Benzoyl Peroxide (Benzamycin)
Topical Azelaic Acid (Azelex)
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ORAL medications such as:
Antibiotics: Tetracycline, Minocycline, Doxycycline, or Erythromycin
specific medical information or individual treatment recommendations you need to
be seen by a dermatologist in person. If you would like to be seen as a patient
by Dr. Jay, please phone 212-755-2237 for an appointment.
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questions require that you be seen in person by a board-certified dermatologist.
Please phone 212-755-2237 to see Dr. Jay personally, or see your local
dermatologist. Thank you.
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