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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
Many: Hormone, mostly male hormone, is the main contributor, particularly in teens and young adults. Stress, irregular daily activities, working/studying to ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradli ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: Some do, some don't . I can't predict. I don't have that magic ball on the wall. It is different for every person. Sometimes it will go away then myst ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: That is an old wives tale but a good diet is important for healthy skin!
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung answered
33 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Acne is not from facial hair. It's from either clogged hair follicles and/or p. Acnes(bacteria) causing inflammations to the hair follicles.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Frileck
58 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Unlikley: You can stop using it and see if it clears up, but doubtful that it is the cause of your acne. Look closely at diet.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience in Dermatology
None: There is no single best product for acne. Most over the counter products (cleansers, creams, etc.) contain benzoyl peroxide. For everything else you'l ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanveer Janjua
29 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Acne scars: It is a very difficult thing to treat. Please do not expect any miracles. A two prong approach to fix it from outside and inside should be used. You ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Whoa: Topical acne meds -- benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, retinoic acid derivatives -- won't improve the facial hair situation. Especially if you're a yo ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No. Folliculitis?: It is unlikely that fine facial hair is a cause of acne but inflammation of the oil glands associated with the hair follicle may mimic acne and may be ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Deep acne, dry skin: This is likely deep seated inflammation (cystic acne) that can be painful. Continue with gentle cleansing and your treatment care regimen. You may nee ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Brooks
51 years experience in Dermatology
YES!: Yes, the products you use on your hair can cause breakout on your forehead especially if they are oily products. Discontinue using these products.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mizuguchi
25 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: White heads and black heads are typically called closed and open comedomes. It is a type of acne and can typically be treated with topical keratolyti ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
29 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Any : Any type of resurfacing may cause worsening of rosacea symptoms. The important factor is to try to maintain the rosacea well treated before the resurf ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Acne Scarring: Not certain meaning of 'acne facial', but acne scarring is usually best helped with mechanical dermabrasion coupled with surface treatments (chemical ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unlikely: If you are allergic to waxing it may give you hives but not eczema. Mostlikely it is irritating to your skin and you should consider laser hair remov ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Absolutely yes: Try to find oil free products and be certain to clean the products off thoroughly daily. Clogged pores is one huge case of adult acne.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Best: You could use benzoyl peroxide and oc 8 to stop oily skin pimples but you should see your dermatologist for an evaluation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Prescription: If this is common acne, I have had excellent results in most cases with topical clindamycin, cheap and safe. For tougher cases, systemic tetracycline ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Restate: Restate the question please.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
YES: Oil from skin can clog pores causing skin irriation and redness. Gentle soap washing and observation for 2 weeks is advisable.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
21 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Mineral makeup: There are many options out there for makeup and coverup for scars and blemishes. If you have active acne, the best makeup is usually mineral based. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
No: Smoking and sun tanning do as well as poor nutrition.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience in Psychiatry
It should not: However, consult your dr if this is good for you.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Acne: There is nothing you can do than letting it heal. Don't try to tamper with it in any way as you may harm yourself by introducing unwanted infection.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Easy to Rx: For maintenance while you're pimple-free, often an oral antibiotic such as tetracycline or Erythromycin in a low dose is sufficient. Personal hygiene ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sejal Shah
15 years experience in Dermatology
Depends: Depends on the severity. If the pimples are mild you can try an over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide, salicyclic acid, or retinoid products. If it is ... Read More
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