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I am 24 yr guy and from past 2 yrs I am acne on my back n bottom ...Can you suggest me any homemade remedy or any medicine to cure it ...

I am 24 yr guy and from past 2 yrs I am acne on my back n bottom ...Can you suggest me any homemade remedy or any medicine to cure it ...

Scientific Rx: Forget homemade remedies. Acne on the trunk usually requires a systemic rx that you can get only from your physician. You'll want him/her to double-check that this is indeed what you have. You may end up on tetracycline 500 2x/day; this is likely to help; there are topical solutions that may help, such as benzoyl peroxide over the counter. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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Which home remedy to cure acne in 5 daysis considered the best?

Which home remedy to cure acne in 5 daysis considered the best?

No easy fast cures: Acne is a chronic condition- no quick or easy cures (sorry)! vit. A, c, e, d, zinc, selenium, chromium & fish oil can help. Minimize fried foods, dairy & sweets. An interesting website that discusses home remedies is http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/acne.Html here people discuss what has and has not worked for them.Apple cider vinegar & hydrogen peroxide are the 2 most popular listed.See comment:. ...Read more

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Could rosacea treatment cure redness from acne?

Could rosacea treatment cure redness from acne?

Maybe: Most of the treatments for rosacea are for the pimples that occur with it. They usually don't help the redness. There is a new drug, Mirvaso, that constricts blood vessels and helps the redness of rosacea. Although not approved for acne, it might help the redness there also. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe cystic acne is there a cheap cure or home remedy i can do?

What to do if I have severe cystic acne is there a cheap cure or home remedy i can do?

Acne : Cystic acne is often treated with prescription strength oral medications (antibiotics , Accutane ) and topicals ( retinoid cream). Otc benzoyl peroxide is of limited benefit. See a dermatologist cystic acne. ...Read more

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Which kind of treatment that is best to use to cure my acne scar?

Which kind of treatment that is best to use to cure my acne scar?

Acne scars: Sometimes called “the laser equivalent to skin needling”, this laser creates light on only a "fraction" on the skin in spots. Milder than traditional co2 ablative laser; results are less impressive but side effects are also less severe. About $1000 per procedure generally 4-5 treatments are needed scaling and crusting swelling post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation a.K.A. Temporary darkening. ...Read more

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I've got acne in ma face for about 4 months and I've tried treatment with clindamycin gels. But it not gets cured. How can I get cured completely?

I've got acne in ma face for about 4 months and I've tried treatment with clindamycin gels. But it not gets cured. How can I get cured completely?

Good daily hygiene: Acne is usually best treated with multiple steps. The first is to be sure you wash your face twice daily with a cleanser that contains benzoyl peroxide. Unless your skin is very dry, do not apply and lotions or creams. Only use facial care or makeup that is non-comedogenic (does not block pores). Add a 5% OTC Benzoyl Peroxide Gel to your regimen twice daily on affected skin. ...Read more

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Very oily skin, acne, large pores! would getting laser treatment cure me of this?

Very oily skin, acne, large pores! would getting laser treatment cure me of this?

No: No, laser won't cure you of this however fractional lasers can help shrink pore size which in turn will help with acne. There are products you can use for the acne as well as oil. There are also other maintenance treatments with facials and peels that can help as well. The combination of lasers, products, and maintenance is the best option for you. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more