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Acne Spot Treatments
I cant get rid of my forehead acne! I have tried alot of acne spot treatments, toothpaste, cinammon with honey, and black soap. Im 18 yeard old, female. Please help, im stressing out, i never had acne till i turn 17 but it wasnt bad and it would go away b
Toothpaste: I don't know who starts this hoax, but toothpaste can badly damage your skin. As you have experienced, OTC's, off label applications (like using toothpaste on forehead instead of teeth), and Internet "solutions" are at best worthless, at worst harmful. For best treatment please see a skin specialist, a Dermatologist. They treat problems like yours all day every day. See a Pro. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Adjuncts only: Acne is a grave personal and professional liability. It can always be managed until it self-cures, but only with real rx, not "pop" stuff. If you are responsible for the physical and emotional health of a teen and you refuse to get him/her topical benzoyl peroxide or prescription-strength rx from a scientific physician, you are doing him/her a terrible disservice. Please reconsider. ...Read more
Acne: Its ok to mix brands, but be careful, you may dry out your skin because many will have the same chemical ingredients in them. ...Read more
Is aczone supposed to be used for spot treatment or for all affected areas? Will it help with acne scarring?
For all areas: After cleaning your face and hands, rub a small thin layer for all the affected areas. This medication is generally for clearing up acne and may possibly reduce the likelihood of developing future acne scars, but it won’t help reduce the appearance of current scars. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See doctor: Your doctor can detemine what type of cream and spot treatment that is best for you., because it is depend on your skin type and the presentation of the comedones. ...Read more
Acne scar treatments: A variety of approaches are necessary to improve not remove acne scars. Specific therapy is dependent on the type of scars and skin type. Potential therapies include subcision, cross tca, medical roll cit, dermabrasion, laser and other treatments, including prp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe and can be used depending on the severity and comes in different strengths, along with other therapies if needed. ...Read more
I continuosly have whiteheads and bumps im not sure if its acne or herpes? I have an overthecounter cream caled advantage spot treatment its dont help
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