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Acne Podcast

Acne in General Practice, a case discussed.

Jo Swallow  GP Educator

Teresa Harper -GP with diploma and interest in dermatology.

This podcast is based around the following case: A 17 year old Asian girl presents with Acne. She has seen several colleagues in the past and feels frustrated that her skin is no better. She has some mild scars on her face and back and some post inflammatory pigmentation. She is currently applying topical Erythromycin to her skin twice daily. We discuss the diagnosis and grading of acne. Various topical and oral treatment options and considerations are considered. Risks of treatments, durations and Referral issues are discussed.