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How to get rid of stubborn pimples fast

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
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
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No quick fix: I'm going to assume this is common acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add pr... Read More
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Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 18 years experience
See doctor: You can get physician grade products topical to treat. Benzoyl peroxide works, Proactiv is good, you need moisturizer, exfoliator, and sunscreen and ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
USE HOT WATER ON PIMPLES TO BREAK THEM OPEN, THAN CLEAN AREA WITH A ANTIBACTERIAL SOAP. YOU MAY NEED TO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST IN FUTURE IF PIMPLES CON... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
The majority have it in their teens with resolution by their early 20's.However, a subset can have it off and on well into their 30's and beyond.Event... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Please consult this site for effective home care for acne. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment Wish yo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Shino Aguilera
Dermatology 23 years experience
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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Pimple: warm compresses and keeping area clean stridex is ok as are some coverups
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Cortisone cream: Use some cortisone cream on it to dry it out.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 36 years experience
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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 18 years experience
PRP: Prp with microneedling can have fast action.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not that I know of.: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid t... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical ret... Read More
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