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Acne Clogged Pores On Upper Back Shoulders And Neck
I have a lot of small red raised acne bumps and clogged pores on my back, mostly on my shoulder blades. What causes them and how do I get rid of it??
Acne: Acne occurs when the pores on your skin become blocked with oil, dead skin, or bacteria. Acne can be inheritable and often if your parents had acne when they were your age, you may be more prone to get acne as well. Some people produce more oil then others, etc. Drying soaps and "Acne washes" can help. Sometimes low-dose antibiotics can be Rx'd by your doctor, creams, etc. See your Doctor. ...Read more
I've tried everything for my skin, nothing helps. Have very oily skin. Being a woman of color what can I use to help with the acne&clogged pores?
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more
I'm 30 and I'm still having acne break outs and always have black heads and clogged pores why will it not go no matter what I do!
Sounds like you: need to see a dermatologist. There are many things you can do to optimize your skin, but without seeing the nature/severity of your breakouts, its a bit difficult to suggest anything presently. In general, try to live health by eating healthy, being active, minimize stress and sleep well. Even with that sometimes genetics are too strong! ...Read more
Are tiny little bumps (skin coloured) clogged pores or acne? They're covering my whole face and I can't wash harshly because of my hypersensitive skin
Milia: Primary or secondary milia in an adult may disappear on their own, but your doctor may treat you with one of the following: Piercing each milium with a sterile lancet or scalpel followed by removal of the cyst, topical vitamin A prep, or derm abrasion. See your dermatologist for an exam and consult. Primary milia will resolve without therapy on their own ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne treatment: First, is keeping the skin clean. Most people do not wash their skin enough. As far as clogged pores consider granular facial scrubs and once they are gone regular facial washing. Then one might consider over the counter products such as benzoyl peroxide and if not effective prescription antibiotics, topical and/or oral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had acne since I was 13 and now I'm 30 I still have clogged pores nothing I've used works is there anything I can do?
I am 30 had acne when I was younger but still have really clogged pores. would a glycolic peel or tca peel be better at clearing this up?
Clogged pores: require topical retinoids and glycol peels, not TCA ...Read more