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Clogged pores on lips

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Aquaphor: This is a hydrophilic ointment which may help. A dermatologist may help with other suggestions.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 41 years experience
Cystic Acne: Accutane is fda approved for the treatment of recalcitrant cystic acne. It is not indicated for pore size reduction or treatment of clogged pores.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Isabel Zhu
Dermatology 20 years experience
See a dermatologist: Since they can be many things, I would recommend getting checked.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
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Try: Benzoyl peroxide (in many OTC acne washes) and warm water while cleansing. Best of luck.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Alvey
Pediatrics 26 years experience
A few options: Use an astringent cleanser that contains salicylic acid. These are available over the counter. Use non-comedogenic soaps and lotions.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Rosacea?: Call the doctor back who prescribed the Metro gel and ask them why they prescribed the medication. Before taking any medication you need to know why, ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 48 years experience
See Doc: Best wld be to have it diagnosed so that appropriate advice can be given.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Clogged vs open pore: Open pores are normal. Some opens are small while others are large. Some topical treatments like AHA's can help reduce the size of open pores. Clogged... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: Microdermabrasion will effectively improve clogged pores.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
CLOGGED PORE RED DOT: CLOGGED PORES CAN BE DUE TO STUFF YOU ARE APPLYING TO YOUR FACE! CLEANSE WITH AN ACNE CLEANSER. RED DOTS WHERE?
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