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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Diet, derm: I think you need a good dermatological plan and possibly a slight dietary adjustment to improve the luster in the skin. I suggest a good nutritional c ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: If the doctor diagnoses acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream is helpful. If desired, the doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream suc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
No OTC pill: I am going to assume that you have moderate to severe acne on the face and body and will assume you have used as directed topical treatments for at l ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes, see a doc : Childhood acne is not something to ignore. It is rare, but this could signal hormone abnormalities, or perhaps it isn’t acne at all, but an allergic r ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Comedones: Blackheads or comedones are blocked pores. They can be reduced with washing with soap and water morning and night, and exfoliation.
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Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Keep skin clean: Avoid squeezing , wash with warm water use mild soap , I prefer glycerin soaps or none a cream for daily use Topical application of benzoyl peroxide o ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
There is a tool: That looks like a little spoon with a hole in it and you place the blackhead in the hole and push down. Probably available at a drug store.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blackhead treatment: A blackhead occurs when the opening to a hair follicle is blocked with dead skin cells, oil (sebum) +/- bacteria but the pore is open at the skin surf ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Fingernails at base: Just push at the base with a fingernail on each side and push them together until it comes out. Do not push hard enough to break the skin, it isn't ne ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Acne: You need a topical medication that helps the skin exfoliate to open pores

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