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Donna D'Alessandro, M.D.
Richard D. Sontheimer, M.D.
Lindsay Huth, B.A.
Peer Review Status: Internally Reviewed
Creation Date: December 2001
Last Revision Date: April 2002

Common Questions, Quick Answers

What is acne?

What causes acne?

What doesn't cause and cure acne?

Who can get acne?

Is acne contagious?

How is acne treated?

How long does acne last?

How can acne be prevented?

When should I call the doctor?

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