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can dermatologists remove blackheads

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes,: This can be done with a comedone extractor without harming your skin.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dermatologists are a: good choice for treatment of skin conditions such as acne/ blackheads.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Blackheads : Blackheads and whiteheads represent hair follicles blocked with oil (sebum). Prescription topical retinoids such as Retin-A , tazorac, (tazarotene) d ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
19 years experience Dermatology
We can help!: Blackheads can be treated with a number of things, including a retinoid topical medication and, often, starting with some extractions (removal of the ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hien Tran
Dr. Hien Tran answered
14 years experience Pediatrics
Proactive does work: it doesn't work for everyone but it does work for some people but if all of the over the counter stuff doesn't seem to be helping. go see your pcp, t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, f ... Read More
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A 5-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Warm moist packs: 1- use some warm moist packs to the area 10-15 min each time, 3 times per day 2-don't squeeze pimples --this will frequently cause an infection ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No time?: Any licensed physician can handle all but the most severe cases of acne. I trust you're already using topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day; your persona ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Wash vigorously: Keep skin clean and dry with aggressive washing. You can purchase a comedone extractor at any pharmacy to remove the ones you have.
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