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how to get rid of ingrown pimples on face

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Injection: The best way to get rid of a large pimple on your face is to see a dermatologist who will inject the pimple with cortisone. This does not get into you ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: A dermatologist will be best to evaluate and treat you-especially where your face is involved.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
35 years experience Dermatology
Birth control pills: The correct birth control pill (not all of them help acne) and/or spironolactone (a diuretic) help hormonal acne.
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Dr. Amy Miller
25 years experience Family Medicine
Acne & hormones: Many people, doctors included, don't realize there are hormone receptors all throughout our skin and the skin responds to both excess and lack of horm ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: How do you know it is hormonal? Pcos? Menstrual history? Meds? Some birth control pills make acne better, some make it worse. The hormone on iud and ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Tincture of time: Moist heat pack. If there is a white pustule you can lance it with a needle tip. Is that natural?
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get serious about Rx: I'm glad you're using topical benzoyl peroxide but it has not been sufficient and you've ended up with scarring, which could have been prevented. You ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sejal Shah
16 years experience 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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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE: Cheap ways to get rid of pimples is to buy the generic of perzagel called benzoyl peroxide or Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) t lotion.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wlodzimierz Wisniewski
30 years experience Neonatology
?: Pimples may mean many different diagnoses. For 34 year old acne may not be the right one therefore you need to show it to your doctor. Good hygien, no ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
There's no quick way: Often times consumers are sold on 'secret' treatments for acne. This is because acne is a difficult problem without a best way to treat all cases. S ... Read More
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