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how to get rid of stubborn pimples fast

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
39 years experience Emergency Medicine
Exfoliate: This is caused by hormone surges. Birth control pills can help but exfoliation one week before period helps, topical anti-biotic pads are great and be ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Consider derm MD: There are many potential treatments including the use of specific oral contraceptives. Other medication regimens may be instituted including skin care ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Shackelford
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Cortisone cream: Although pimples are often the result of bacteria, the redness and inflammation can be taken care of in a beauty emergency by using a steroid cream, ... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Can't.: Hot compresses and alcohol pads may help, but pimples go away best by preventing them with appropriate medications.
A female asked:
Dr. Shino Aguilera
21 years experience Dermatology
Pimple: You may want to use salicylic acid gel to dry it out. Neutrogena has a line call 24 hour acne clearing system or you can try acnefree system as well. ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Pimple: warm compresses and keeping area clean stridex is ok as are some coverups
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
IPL/ cosmetic laser: If you are looking for rapid results that can do it. Otherwise good skin care will help, cleanser and moisturizer. Proactiv is great for acne.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Youcant: The best is to try and prevent new lesions and reduce the current. Daily use of benzoyl peroxide 10% ( clearacil) helps and the addition of a rx formu ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Cortisone cream: Use some cortisone cream on it to dry it out.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
No way: There is really no way to get rid of a popped pimple except for waiting for it to resolve try not to pick at it since that will make it take longer t ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: As a parent, you have a duty to take your child for care by a scientific physician. Acne is a chronic, serious, non-lifestyle-related, potentially-mut ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Pimple: I would try clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ultra vanishing acne cream. That may work.

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