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Acne medication

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Hello everybody, 

it is just a thought or a feeling and I would like to know whether I`m not the only one thinking that there is a connection:

In my clinic I`ve seen athletes who take pills against their bad skin. These drugs work systemic, and if I got that right the drugs that I mean "soften the skin". You see it if your patient has to use a lot of lipbalm and gets other side effects like bad mucose. They come in and present finger pain. 

Question: Could it be that these (or similar) drugs weaken the finger ligaments (Lig. Anularia and others…) and that this is a reason why I see finger complaints on these patients?


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The most common topical prescription medications for acne are:
  • Retinoids and retinoid-like drugs. Drugs that contain retinoic acids or tretinoin are often useful for moderate acne. ...
  • Antibiotics. These work by killing excess skin (kigurumi monstre) bacteria and reducing redness and inflammation. ...
  • Azelaic acid and salicylic acid. ...
  • Dapsone.