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home remedies for arm acne

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
45 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: is very common and can occur at any age but more so in adolescence and young adulthood first try a product like 10% benzoyl peroxide 2x/day if not ef ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Miller
25 years experience Family Medicine
Proactive: Most patients in my practice with acne have tried proactive before they come in to see me. It seems like it tends to work initially, for a few months ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Save your money: Proactiv is just one of many brands of benzoyl peroxide & salicylic acid depending upon which product(s) you purchase. These are all available in the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It may not be acne at all. Have your family doctor examine your rash.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Keratosis Pilaris: You likely have Keratosis Pilaris, which is keratin build up which covers the fine vellus hair follicles that most people have on their arms, and bloc ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Fractional Laser: Fractional laser can reduce the appearance of acne scars. This should be performed by a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Benzoyl peroxide: Laser treatment is for extreme cases. You owe it to yourself to start using topical benzyl peroxide as you can tolerate. If this hasn't cleared you in ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Pimples don't: usually come and go like that. They may be hives, or a reaction to heat or cold with inflammation of the glands in your skin. I would recommend having ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
What is it?: Miliaria responds to removing the cause. One fooler is pityriasis rubra. Another is acne mechanics. There a few other mimics. I hope you find the exp ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
53 years experience Holistic Medicine
Sulfur granules: Fowler's acne formula calls for the use of flower of sulfur granules topically on skin. Can use with weak Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 2.5 % for pimples and ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many good ones: There are many home remedies for acne. Vitamin a, c, e, d, zinc, selenium & chromium & fish oil can help. Minimize fried foods, dairy and sweets. An ... Read More
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