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Acne Care Dry Skin
Manage the acne: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. It is not pleasant, especially if your skin tends to be dry already, but it is the mainstay of most treatment regimens short of isotretinoin. ...Read more
As skin ages it goes through various changes that makes it look older. Skin resurfacing is a technique (usual with a laser) that removes the top layers of skin. That stimulates the skin to produce younger looking, healthier skin. The key is to go to a qualified cosmetic surgeon to be sure that the treatment is right for you and to be sure that ...Read more
Acne wash : There are many different brands-they include cetaphil, cerave, oilattum, dove.And ultra gentle cleanser by neutrogena. If you ask you dermatologist , he or she may give you samples so you can try some of them. ...Read more
Acne: Aquaphor is an excellent moisturizer but i would not recommend it for the face as it will clog the pores. Use a moisturizing lotion instead on the dry areas. ...Read more
Oil free moisturizer: Use oil free products that will moisturize and remember to drink more water since you may be dehydrated at the end of summer. ...Read more
What to do if I have dry skin and What to do if I have acne. I was wondering if ibefore going to bed to moisturise my face?
I have combination skin and have acne problem. The skin turning rough and dry skin. Canyou advise daily use cream that gives glowy skin without acne?
Creams, not gels: The treatment would depend on the severity of the acne. Gels are more drying than creams, and more likely to cause irritation. The otc benzoyl peroxide preps tend to have alcohol, and can irritate. A prescription, water based benzoyl peroxide would be less drying. Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) lotion, or Azelex cream can calm the pimples, with minimal drying. An oral antibiotic may also be necessary. ...Read more
I have acne but really dry skin and I wanted to know if bio oil would help or just cause more acne?
Hello, I have dry skin with mild acne on it and I also have some scars, can anyone help me out with this?
7 week infant has baby acne and dry skin on face. What can I do to help? How long does thr acnd usually last?
Patience: Baby acne is a common and temporary problem.It usually appears by age 2 weeks and disappears by 3 months. Keeping the skin clean is the major plan. If it persists after 3 months and or intensifies, some normal ace treatments can be beneficial, but the doc should look into unusual hormonal issues as a cause at that point. ...Read more
These random scars appeared on the right side ofmy face today. I've never had acne or anything. Just dry skin. What are possible causes?
Urgent care is delivered in an ambulatory setting. Patients arrive without appointments, first come, first served (except in cases of emergency) care that is rendered is often to treat minor traumatic injuries (ankle sprain, broken finger), lacerations, minor illnesses - sore throat, cough, uti. Not a primary care setting - patients are referred back ...Read more
Wound care is steps taken to ensure that a wound heals correctly. Steps may include dressing changes, application of topical antibiotics or ointments, proper offloading, infection control, and professional wound debridement when indicated. See your physician and have them advise you on treatment ...Read more