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We’ve all experienced the frustration associated with acne — or at least a pimple. Acne is a condition characterized by clogged skin pores causing infection and inflammation. It’s caused by clogged glands inside skin pores. When a pore gets clogged by oil and bacteria, the body’s immune system responds by causing swelling and creating a pimple.


With our same day acne treatment service you can meet with an online doctor and have your acne treated within minutes. Instead of going to your doctor in person you can conveniently meet with a top PlushCare doctor online and get diagnosed and prescribed any necessary acne medication. 


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Causes of Acne

Why Do I Have Acne?

There are three periods of life when acne is common: infancy, teenage years, pregnancy.  Baby acne usually appears a few weeks after birth and can last anywhere from a few days to a couple months. Teenage acne occurs during puberty when the body experiences a spike in sex hormones called androgens, causing the overproduction of sebum oils. 85% of teenagers experience some form of acne. Pregnancy is a common cause of adult acne for women, more than 50% of women experience acne during pregnancy in the first and second trimester. Other causes of acne are: stress, lack of sleep, poor hygiene, poor nutrition, dehydration.

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Acne Prescriptions With PlushCare

If you are concerned about your acne, consult a doctor about your treatment options. If a PlushCare doctor thinks you could benefit from acne medication they can write you a prescription. They will electronically send your prescription to the pharmacy of your choice where you can pick it up.



For many people acne will go away on its own without any medical treatment. But if your acne leaves scars after healing, pimples become hard, your acne is associated with other physical or mental symptoms, like depression, is getting worse or isn’t clearing up after three months, talk to a doctor about your prescription options.


Treatment Options

Treating Acne

For mild acne face washes and acne creams may be enough. For more serious acne antibiotics can be prescribed. Typically prescribed topical antibiotics are Clindamycin and Erythromycin. Erythromycin can also be found in an oral form. Solodyn is another common oral antibiotic for acne. For women, certain birth control pills may help reduce acne by providing synthetic hormones that decreases androgens. Isotretinoin is another treatment option reserved for severe cases of acne. Book an appointment with a doctor here to discuss your treatment options.

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1. Schedule an appointment from your phone

2. Speak with a doctor for 15 minutes

3. Pick up your prescription from a pharmacy near you

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