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A 39-year-old member asked:

Any home remedies to get rid of pimple redness?

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Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Yes, IPL, PDL, cream: Intense pulsed light, pulsed dye laser or anti redness lotion or cream from skinceuticals can help.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What are good home remediesgets rid of redness from pimples?

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 30 years experience
Home remedy : Toothpaste and tea tree oil sparingly are home remedies that reduce inflammation and redness associated with pimples. Dermatologist have even better treatments for you.
A 39-year-old member asked:

How can I get rid of a huge, red, painful, pimple!?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Abcess: A HUGE painful red pimple is called an abscess by doctors and it must be drained and usually followed by antibiotics to clear it up. I really urge you not to do this on your own - it can turn into a big disaster if you don't do it right. Until you can get into the doc tomorrow, put hot compresses on the area hourly or soak area in very warm water. But most important, see doc TOMORROW!
A 33-year-old member asked:

What home remedies can you recommend to get rid of pimples?

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Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 28 years experience
OTC Acne Treatment: If one is getting scarring (not staining, but depressed or pitted scars), one should seek a medical opinion for prescription treatment. The following can be used: clogged pores (whiteheads and blackheads): - retinol at bedtime - salicylic acid - glycolic acid - benzoyl peroxide inflammatory lesions (red bumps and/or pus bumps) - benzoyl peroxide gel - topical sulfur.
A 49-year-old member asked:

What are the natural home remedies for getting rid of a cold?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestionsaline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Are there any home remedies of getting rid of pimples?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Panagiota Korenis
Psychiatry 14 years experience
Toothpaste: A good old home remedy to get rid of pimples is to apply toothpaste on a pimple overnight.
Last updated Apr 8, 2013

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