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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

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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...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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Acne scars cure..Natural or laser treatment?

Acne scars cure..Natural or laser treatment?

Acne is complex: The cause of acne is elusive and so is the treatment. I am not aware of any natural cures other than avoiding food which may precipitate an attack. Lasers are not typically used for active disease but more for scarring. "ilght therapy" may be effective and so is pdt with ala. ...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

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How can i remove acne scars fast. i have only five days for job interview. Also suggest home remedy because my dermatologist failed to cure these scar?

How can i remove acne scars fast. i have only five days for job interview. Also suggest home remedy because my dermatologist failed to cure these scar?

I hope it worked: Acne is a grave personal and professional liability and I'm really sorry that yours was neglected during your teenaged years. You need to forget about a home remedy or even a quick fix from a dermatologist. Managing severe acne scars is a long process and the results are never perfect -- for example, Chris Pine (photo) has had a fairly good result but still usually hides his with a short beard. ...Read more

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I have acne scars, and my doctor recommended co2 fractional laser, but she said it won't cure 100% but 70-80%. Can i take the treatment again?

I have acne scars, and my doctor recommended co2 fractional laser, but she said it won't cure 100% but 70-80%. Can i take the treatment again?

laser ; acne: This can be a very effective treatment if in the right hands and you can do this multiple times. Watch out for depigmentation and ask about this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What's a good remedy for adult acne?

What's a good remedy for adult acne?

OCP's or aldactone (spironolactone): Topical creams like retinoic acid are great. Also, washing your face with acne-fighting face washes 2-3 times per day. As a gynecologist, for women, i find that oral contraceptive pills with and without Aldactone (spironolactone) are very effective. ...Read more

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What's a good remedy for acne on my back?

Back Acne Treatment: Salicylic acid peels work nicely for acne on the back. See a licensed aesthetician to perform these peels. You may require several to start, and maintenance peels may be helpful to keep your skin more pimple-free or reduce the number and/or frequency of breakouts. ...Read more

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I m having very tine acne on my upper portion of my cheeks.? Pls suggest some remedy for it

I m having very tine acne on my upper portion of my cheeks.? Pls suggest some remedy for it

Check with your Dr.: Wondering whether these are really acne. These may be milia, syringoma, heat rash / clogged pores just by your description; i've learned i can't second-guess skin lesions online! ...Read more

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Best treatment for acne?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't worked in two weeks, get with your physician. Home remedies are only an adjucnt. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that cannot be cured, will remit in time, and can be managed. Topical Clindamycin often clears milder cases; acne on the trunk tends to require systemic rx. ...Read more

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Treatment for post-acne marks?

Treatment for post-acne marks?

Depends: Depends on the marks red spots. These come from acne inflammation and resolve over a few months. No treatment needed brown spots. Also come from inflammation, but in this case the inflammation leads to hyper pigmentation. This resolves on its own, but there are topical meds that help. Pitted scars. This needs laser treatment, surgery, or chemical peels to treat. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more