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How should i clean oily skin to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads?

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Dr. Katherine Brown
Dermatology 18 years experience
Oily skin: Clogged pores contribute to whiteheads & blackheads. Over-the-counter products containing salicyclic acid can help unclog pores but can be irritating if overused and are less effective than topical retinoid medications that require a prescription. Advise that you consult a dermatologist for evaluation & treatment for your specific skin care needs.
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
There are numerous: Skin care products available to help with oily skin. Neutrogena has several good cleansers. You may want to try some with salicylic acid.
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