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    Default Does acne antibiotics cause chronic colitis

    i have heard some oral antibiotics treatment for acne causes acne. Is it true ? if yea can you please tell me which causes chronic colitis ?

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    i heard that Clindamycin sometimes causes chronic colitis but don't know about other antibiotics. But yea they do have gastrointestinal side effects.

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    yea Clindamycin might cause pseudomembraneous colitis but it is generally not used as oral ,mostly used in as topical antibiotics unless needed as oral..

    for more see here: http://dermatalk.com/blogs/skin-diso...-acne-therapy/

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    I have never taken anything orally to cure my acne problems. I've used clindamycin lotion and astringent on my face. I found both to be very strong, although they did work. I guess you only use those if you have severe acne problems. Otherwise, stick with products that are gentle on the skin.


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