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big pores on nose with blackheads

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Not dirt: Blackheads are not dirt. Acne is sebum plugs in large oil glands. We call them comedones. When open to air the sebum becomes oxidized, which is a dark ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Pore strips: Pore strips that supposedly lift out blackheads actually lift out microscopic hairs, called trichostasis spinulosa. There is no evidence that they are ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
39 years experience Dermatology
Enlarged pores: There are some lasers such as cutera laser genesis that will shrink enlarged pores somewhat.There a multiple cosmetic products that will improve the ... Read More
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Large pores: Dermatologist pore treatment methods are generally microdermabrasion, laser resurfacing, and chemical peels. Microdermabrasion uses microcrystals to r ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Acne: Start with your primary care physician. Most family physicians treat acne with good response. For those cases that do not respond they refer.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: Never squeeze your pimples and use acne medication on clean dry skin
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Pimple appearance: The most important thing to remember is to avoid the urge to pick at your skin! Keep your skin clean and moisturized with hyoallergenic products, and ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: OTC products contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Both can be helpful in treating acne.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
17 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Extraction: You can see a doctor for comedonal extraction that can open the pores.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Go to dermatologist: Acne is a very frustrating disorder. He might need prescription antibiotics topically and or orally.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Retin a (tretinoin): Tretinoin will loosen blackheads gradually and removed the oxidize sebum, the pores will revert to a more normal appearing size. Phtodynamic therapy c ... Read More
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