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Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Keep skin clean: Avoid squeezing , wash with warm water use mild soap , I prefer glycerin soaps or none a cream for daily use Topical application of benzoyl peroxide o ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
There is a tool: That looks like a little spoon with a hole in it and you place the blackhead in the hole and push down. Probably available at a drug store.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Comedone Extractor: 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blackhead treatment: A blackhead occurs when the opening to a hair follicle is blocked with dead skin cells, oil (sebum) +/- bacteria but the pore is open at the skin surf ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Fingernails at base: Just push at the base with a fingernail on each side and push them together until it comes out. Do not push hard enough to break the skin, it isn't ne ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: You need a topical medication that helps the skin exfoliate to open pores
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
9 years experience Dermatology
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or reti ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Dermatologist eval: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (including blackheads). Avoid touc ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (including blackheads). Avoid touc ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Safe to use: Noxzema is safe to use on black heads and may help prevent new ones from forming, but is not as effective as treating those already present.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Miller
25 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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