Treating acne? Is it time to see a dermatologist?

It can be difficult to know when it’s time to see a specialist about acne. You may feel it’s just acne, so why bother. Or you may believe that your acne’s not serious enough for you to see a doctor who specializes in skin diseases.

The truth is many people with acne can benefit from seeing a dermatologist. You don’t have to have severe acne.

You can find out whether it would be helpful for you to see a dermatologist by answering these questions.


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Images (cystic acne, acne scars) used with permission of the American Academy of Dermatology National Library of Dermatologic Teaching Slides.