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i wash my face everyday and still get pimples

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Real Rx: You have been done a major disservice. Acne has nothing to do with cleanliness and whoever told you otherwise is ignorant. No home remedy works. If to ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Humph: What are you waging your face with? Don't scrub! wash with an acne wash like neutrogena for acne then at night start using benzoyl peroxide . Start ... Read More
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Acne vulgaris: Whiteheads and blackheads wich you means are called comedones. Hormonal influences at ur young age makes more sebum production. 1.Avoid high fat food/ ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Wash scalp daily: Use any shampoo, but wash your scalp daily and try to keep it dry.
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Rosin
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Several options: Otc preparations like benzyl peroxide can be helpful. There are others as well. Most help dry and remove superficial skin. Perscription topical med ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Pimples are caused: by a combination of hormones, genetics and hygiene. This is why they flare during adolescence, young adulthood and pregnancy. Washing your face in the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
23 years experience Pediatrics
Many options: Acne during teen and young adult years is not uncommon. Usually when you reach young adult years the acne calms down. Remember washing your face d ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Unrelated: It's simply not true that acne is related to inadequate water intake or poor hygiene, and I am sorry somebody told you this. If your acne isn't kept a ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Get treated for your acne as it seems to bother you. Start with benzoyl peroxide; if not clear in two weeks, your doctor can write for a retinoic acid ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Benzoyl peroxide: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter 2.5% benzoyl peroxide gel or cream can be quite helpful. An "acne wash" is not needed. If desired, a doctor ca ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garland Martin
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Astringent: after washing face use a gentle facial astringent to dry the pores on the face, may help

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