A 46-year-old member asked:
How do i get rid of these blackheads on my face? i have them on my nose and starting to get them on my cheeks.
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Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Acne: 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 touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Comedone extractor can be used on blackheads. If > mild acne see dermatology.
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