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antibiotics460It is better not to take any antibiotics to treat acne. Antibiotics work tremendously well, but they only last for 3-5 months which focus on killing those bacteria. But, after that period, the bacteria may get resistance towards the drugs. Therefore, you have to switch to another antibiotic. The problemĀ  is you have to change your drugs every once in awhile because your body do not respond well for certain type of antibitiotics for long period of times. The advice is if your acne problem is not severe, don’t even try to think about taking antibiotics since it does not really treat the acne permanently. Also, let’s say in the future you may some bacteria infections and the doctor wants you to take certain kind of antibiotics, unfortunately your body may already do not respond to that antibiotic because you had taken the same drug for awhile. Taking antibiotics is not like taking supplements or vitamins, so if you could avoid it, please do so.

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acneI had a date yesterday. It was a nice dinner. Just to let you know, I was in panic one day before the date. I had two big pimples breakout. One on my forehead and another on my cheek. I know I shouldn’t be that nervous with carrying those pimples on my date. But still, it wouldn’t look nice I had those things on my face. The good thing was I still had 24 hours before the date and I remembered my Mom’s advice to always put toothpaste on the pimple when you want a quick clearance. So, I took my toothpaste and spot it on my pimples and let them dry. After like 12 hours, they were gone, not even a redness left behind. This might be the effect of the peroxide in the toothpaste that make the pimples dry. Just to remember not to put toothpaste regularly on your face because it is not meant to be applied on your face, but for an emergency definitely you can.

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