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Over 6-week antibiotic treatment for acne raises risk of upper respiratory tract infection


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BBC Acne Self-Help Guide
11/02/2005

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Acne can be aggravated by normal skin bacteria and antibiotics have long been used to help treat acne. However, there is growing concern about the long term use of antibiotics for acne and the development of antibiotic resistance in the bacteria.

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