A new treatment that’s being hailed as the answer to acne — and is being promoted as a miracle cure for the papaya industry — is also controversial.
“I think that if people think about it, it’s actually a very effective acne treatment,” said Dr. Mark J. Menn, an otolaryngologist in Ottawa who has been testing the drug for years and has been an advocate for its use for many years.
“It has proven to work for people with moderate to severe acne, it has been effective for people in the treatment of severe acne and it has also been very well studied.”
The treatment uses the peptide hormone-like substance called HGF-19 to combat acne by removing dead skin cells from the surface of the skin.
The peptide has been shown to have a number of clinical and scientific properties that have been validated.
But the drug has also raised concerns in the scientific community that it’s potentially addictive and could be harmful to the skin’s health.
“The fact that the drug is a synthetic peptide is really problematic, as well as it’s the fact that it works by removing cells from your skin that you’re supposed to be able to control with medication,” Menn said.
Menn is not the only one who is worried about the drug’s safety. “
That could be very dangerous.”
Menn is not the only one who is worried about the drug’s safety.
Many scientists have questioned whether the drug can be truly effective for the treatment.
But it is widely believed to be safe, even in people with severe acne who have never been diagnosed with the disease.
In addition to being an effective treatment for acne, the drug also helps clear the excess oil, makeup and debris that can build up in the skin after a sunburn or a sunscald.
It also reduces inflammation and the appearance of redness, as it does for many other conditions, such as diabetes and psoriasis.
Menn said he has found that using the drug in combination with other treatments can work best, but the combination treatment with the HGF is a good option.
The drug works by activating the natural anti-inflammatory response in the body and reducing the production of melanin, the pigment that gives skin its appearance.
“[It] makes the skin much more plump, the skin is smoother, it looks like it has a better tone, the appearance is more beautiful,” he said.
While the drug appears to be effective for skin, it can also cause other side effects.
Meningitis, an inflammation of the blood vessels, can occur if the treatment is not taken in the right amount.
One patient who had a hard time taking the drug said that she experienced a fever and headache during the first few weeks of treatment and said she developed skin lesions that had a red tone.
She had no symptoms after three months of taking the HGH-based treatment.
Mennis said that he had used HGF for decades in patients with moderate or severe acne.
He also said that the peptides used in the drug are safe and effective.
“They are the safest peptides in the world,” he told The Globe and Mail.
“They are really very safe, and the most important thing that we need to do is be careful about using them in the way that we’re using them.”
If you or anyone you know has any questions about acne, contact Dr. Elizabeth Macdonald at 613-996-5262 or Elizabeth.
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