There is a lack of medical evidence that home made remedies are beneficial.
It is best to see your doctor for a prescription-strength topical lotion such as Differin gel. If acne is more severe he may also prescribe a course of oral antibiotics such as Oxytetracycline to kill acne-causing bacteria on the skin. Female acne patients may also benefit from taking an anti-androgen contraceptive pill such as Yasmin or Diane35 which blocks the effects of male hormones on the skin.
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