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home remedy for pimples and acne on face

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
27 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Hormonal infection: There are many causes of acne which is very common in young persons more in girls. Depending on individual skin types one may suggest some home remedi ... Read More
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Dr. Randolph Wong
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Skin sensitivity: Your skin may be sensitive to the oils produced in the follicles. Diet and environmental exposure may play a role in how your skin reacts to your own ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
25 years experience Pediatrics
OTC: benzoyl peroxide wash may help. Some find benefits using witch hazel astringent.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: You're 21 years old and acne is now a major personal and professional liability. Please get over the idea that "natural is best" for any serious healt ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Acne Home Remedies: Pimples have been known to positively react to the addition of Niacin (100 mg; three times per day), and vitamin a to a diet. 400 mg of vitamin e take ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: No vitamin or zinc will help your face. There are effective treatments. You may start with benzoyl peroxide- get a generic, not Proactiv (expensive!). ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
18 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
A better idea: Your question implies rather severe acne. I'm not aware of home remedies that are particularly effective on acne this bad. My suggestion is to have ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
No simple solution: While there are many different products that make these claims, there is no one cure for all conditions. Popular mon prescripion ingredients include s ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Avoid dairy: This us bit guaranteed to work, but some people develop acne in response to milk and cheese. Try stopping it for a month to see if your acne improves.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Anyone telling you otherwise is scamming you. Only a dermatologist can make them less visible using abrasion, lasers, surgery and/or injection.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Bleach: The brown, but not the red, marks may respond to a hydroquinone bleach, but be careful and use sparingly. Preventing new lesions using scientific Rx i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Acne scars: Medically you can use retinoid cream which may improve your acne. Laser resurfacing may be a lot better than the creams . Consult a plastic or a derm ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Scars & VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottl ... Read More
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