A 14-year-old boy is brought to the physician by his mother because of a 3-month history of severe blemishes on his face and back that have been increasing in number. His mother has bought many over-the-counter medications for the acne, but he has not used any of them. Physical examination shows multiple pustules. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step?
A Ask the patient if he is concerned about the appearance of his skin
B Obtain a dietary history
Suggest a new nonprescription medication
Provide a prescription for a topical antibiotic
Recommend a consultation with a dermatologist
what is the answer plz ?