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Transgender adolescents and acne: A cases series.

DOI: pde.13448  PMID: 29575091   We describe the difficulties of treating acne in a series of female-to-male transgender adolescents, including concerns about potential hepatotoxicity with concomitant use of testosterone with isotretinoin or tetracyclines. Acne is a foreseeable adverse effect of testosterone treatment in transgender adolescents, so monitoring for acne is advised. The …

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The in vitro antimicrobial evaluation of commercially essential oils and their combinations against acne.

DOI: ics.12456  PMID: 29574906   The study investigated the efficacy of commercial essential oil combinations against the two pathogens responsible for acne with the aim to identify synergy and favourable oils to possibly use in a blend.Antimicrobial activity was assessed using the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) assay against Staphylococcus epidermidis (ATCC 2223) …

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