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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Life with skin: Unfortunately, a percentage of men or women will battle acne until their 30's or longer.Finding a good basic routine that will clean, unplug and maint ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Manynoptions exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, f ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
ZINC OXIDE ON ACNE: Zinc oxide can sometimes make acne worse by further blocking the pores of the sweat glands. Cut down on nuts, peanut butter, chocolate, milk and all d ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Anders
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin changes: Enlarged pores of the skin, particularly of the face can be the result of dirt, debris or oils of the skin. These can clog or block the pores, which ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Just a thought: COLD WATER....will at least temporarily close skin pores Hope this is helpful BTW A referral to a Dermatologist trained in COSMETIC treatment...(no ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Skin: I recommend a simple yet effective means. Ivory or other unscented soap and warm water. if you wear heavy makeup stop. Do this for a month and see ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
CLOSE PORES: Pores are not like doors. You cannot open and close them whenever you wish. Pores are the openings of oil glands; they are inherited; you cannot chan ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
15 years experience Dermatology
Overkill: Nothing truly changes the size of pores. Exfoliation can help them look smaller in the short run. Sotret, or isotretinoin, might make them look a li ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Microdermabrasion: You would have to have a resurfacing procedure to reduce the appearance of the pore.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Soap and water: Wash your face frequently with soap and water. Leaving a mask on overnight will only damage your skin.
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