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BF with Crohn’s has had pretty intense acne (face, chest, shoulders, upper back) since discontinuing Prednisone at the end of Sept. It started about a week after he finished it. He is now on Avsola. He’s had 4 infusions so far. I’ve read about steroids causing acne but can’t find much on biologics causing it. Anyone have experience or advice on this? If it’s from the Prednisone, will it clear up eventually? Could it be from Avsola?

my little penguin

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Biologics don’t cause acne in my sons experience
He has been on 5 different biologics
Crohns and inflammation can cause acne
My sons acne flares when it’s time for his next shot
Gi and Rheumo agree teenager young adult acne is common and gets worse with inflammation