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A 14-year-old female asked:

how can peal or get rid of blackheads and whiteheads fast and easy?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Comedonal Acne: There are a number of prescription medications that treat acne and are very effective: epiduo, ziana, and acanya. See your dermatologist for a prescription.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

How can I get rid of blackheads and whiteheads if nothing that i tried worked?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.).
A 30-year-old member asked:

What can I do to get rid of blackheads and whiteheads ?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Exfoliate: 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). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.).

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