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How much longer do I wait too see tretinon results for acne and pores?

How much longer do I wait too see tretinon results for acne and pores?

May take 3 months or: longer to seen significant results from tretinoin, and occasionally there is a small flare before things look better. Before that, your skin may feel dry, but if it is very red or inflamed, cut back on the quantity of gel applied and/or the frequency. Redness from previous pimples take time to fade as well as stopping the cycle of new pimples. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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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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How much time does it take for oxytetracycline to work for acne?

How much time does it take for oxytetracycline to work for acne?

Give it a month: However, if you're not seeing a benefit by two weeks, consider returning to your physician. Different people need different regimens. Never use an antibiotic as sole Rx for acne -- I trust you're also using topical benzyol peroxide or something else effective. ...Read more

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How long will pimples last for teenagers?

How long will pimples last for teenagers?

Hard to say: There are some that finish puberty only to deal with acne into their 30's or 40's. Best to get on a good basic skin care plan and stick with it as long as you need it.Your PCP or dermatologist can tailor a plan to meet the needs of your skin type. ...Read more

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How long for antibiotic to works for acne?

How long for antibiotic to works for acne?

Two weeks: If you haven't seen results in two weeks of faithful application, consider asking for a trial of some other rx, in replacement or in addition. Don't use an antibiotic as sole therapy. ...Read more

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How long does it take for acne marks to clear?

How long does it take for acne marks to clear?

Depends: On the type of acne and severity. If it is mild, simple few comedons, then few weeks. If recalcitrant, nodular, cystic , severe and many, then months. Also the dermatologist may help you to get rid of these mark soon. For acne please see http://doctorrajput.Com. ...Read more

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How long does it take for superficial acne scars to disappear?

How long does it take for superficial acne scars to disappear?

Depends: The deeper the acne infection, the deeper the scar. Cystic acne can scar for life. If it was a deep, bad pimple, theoretically, some scars can take up to a year to heal. Most acne scars will also pigment and that can be permanent. Usually if its superficial, will disappear in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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On average, how long will acne scar treatment last?

On average, how long will acne scar treatment last?

Indefinitely: Once the treatment - like laser or chemical peel - has healed, and a few months have gone by, the results in the treated area should be stable. ...Read more

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How long would laser treatment for acne scars take?

About an hour: Laser resurfacing for acne scarring usually takes about an hour and in my practice is done with a twilight anesthesia. It will be about ten to fourteen days before a patient will be able to apply makeup. ...Read more

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Breast cancer : how long and how much does it cost for the hormone treatment?

Breast cancer : how long and how much does it cost for the hormone treatment?

Depends on cancer: Usually five years for hormonal treatment, but every patient and every cancer is unique. Your specialists will be able to answer the question, and explain the rationale. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for clyamidia to effect having more kids?

How much time does it take for clyamidia to effect having more kids?

Hard to say: Chlamydia can quietly infect the sensitive linings of your Fallopian tubes with no outward symptoms leading to scarring and poor function.Women can end up with a dangerous tubal pregnancy, lose a tube and eventually be unable to have babies without special help. There is no set time frame, but the longer infection is unrecognized and untreated, the more likely the problem. ...Read more

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How much does it cost for rhinoplasty?

How much does it cost for rhinoplasty?

5K-15K: Depends on a variety of factors -- and in-person consultation would be required to give a more refined estimate. In general, rhinoplasties are 5-15k depending upon geographic location and the amount of work that is required to be done. Some portions may be covered by insurance if there are functional breathing issues. ...Read more

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How much time will it take for my acne to clear up?

How much time will it take for my acne to clear up?

When you Rx it: Acne remits but there's no telling when. I was able to stop treating myself when I was 50. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add some prescription-strength Rx. If you are offered isotretinoin, it will clear you for months and perhaps it will end your acne, but it's not for the faint hearted -- most folks are glad who try it. ...Read more

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How long will it take for acne scars to go away?

How long will it take for acne scars to go away?

Scars may or may not: Resolve. Recommend consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does it take for doryx (doxycycline) to work for acne?

How long does it take for doryx (doxycycline) to work for acne?

If there is no...: ...Significant improvement after a month, 6 weeks max, i switch to a different antibiotic. ...Read more

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How long does it take for hair to recover after accutane course?

How long does it take for hair to recover after accutane course?

6weeks is normal: The hair follicles in the dermal layer of the skin take approximately 6 weeks to return to normal, and the hair usually follows, but can take longer because accutane can effect our hormonal system and this may last for another couple of months, but usually is not a problem, so don't worry or stress can make it take longer! ...Read more

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How much is treatments for fertilty?

How much is treatments for fertilty?

Variable: There are many different treatments out there for different patients. Treatments should be individualized. Costs can be very low or more expensive depending on the treatment and insurance coverage. ...Read more

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How long does it take for acne scars to go away?

How long does it take for acne scars to go away?

That depends: If the scars are new and superficial they may take weeks to months to heal. Older or deeper scars may never go away on their own. The best advise is to consult an experienced dermatologist or plastic surgeon to find out what can be done for your scars. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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