Friends and Their Acne

What do you do when a friend, female or male, has horrid acne but seems unaware or unconcerned? Do you say something? Mind your own business?

Me, I’ve even given out my card to a young kid bagging groceries in a grocery store and told him I’d treat him for free. That’s how much I hate seeing someone stuck with a face full of acne scars later.

My vote is to say something. Or, send them to the Acne Test at If they have the more serious forms of it, the test will tell them to see a dermatologist!

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Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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