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Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Normally by : Squeezing them but i would advice leaving them alone. Can get complicated , infection to the brain and mortality as what had happened to a teenager
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Blackheads: Tretinoin cream is the main treatment for blackheads: renova, (tretinoin) retin a micro, atralin, epiduo, ziana, tretin-x, and others. See your local ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Miller
24 years experience Family Medicine
Zapping blackheads: Blackheads are just pores that have sebum stuck in them. The sebum has been oxidized and turned a dark color (its not dirt!). The key to getting rid ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Phisoderm: Use an antibacterial "scrubbing" soap like Phisoderm and keep your skin as "clean" as possible. There are OTC "methods" for blackhead removal and if d ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Comedones (blackheads) can form in various parts of the body. Comedones are a clump of skin cells stuck together, and that are blocking a skin pore. A ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not removable: This is a skin finding related to the glands within the areola around the nipple. It is not associated with a problem, but it worth having your ob/gy ... Read More
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A 46-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 touch ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brock Andersen
16 years experience Dermatology
Blackheads: Best evidence for over the counter are the salicylic acid washes and creams. If those don't work, best evidence for prescription are the retinoid pre ... Read More
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A 47-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 heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touchi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Comedones: Blackheads or comedones are blocked pores. They can be reduced with washing with soap and water morning and night, and exfoliation.
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