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Acne Treatments That Work
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
Of course not: The ones involving lemons, honey, hot peppers and so forth are cruel internet pranks. If you're old enough to write healthtap, you're big enough to use scientific rx even if your parents are "natural healing" buffs instead. Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated will control mild acne, and if it's not enough, phone your personal physician who can add something that will. ...Read more
Two tiny bumps under bottom lip. sometimes white/red. pus, clear liquid, and blood. recurring. painful to touch. acne treatments don't work.
Topical acne treatments doesn't work for me, please advice me some of the OTC antibiotics , i think take in meds will work out more!
I have acne and blackheads everywhere on my body and I've tried creams and most acne treatments and they don't work. Is there an OTC pill I could take?
No OTC pill: I am going to assume that you have moderate to severe acne on the face and body and will assume you have used as directed topical treatments for at least 6-8 weeks at a time. If that is the case you will need to see a dermatiologist to consider oral medications starting with possibly oral antibiotics in combination with topical adapalene or tretinoin or consider oral isotretinoin treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have suffering acne fro many years I try I alot of treatment but did not work out it only reduce and back again am over 33 yrs old pls help?
Doctor Guided Care: Acne is caused by plugged hair follicle units (excess oil/debris/bacteria) & inflammation. Prevalence in 25 yr old females is 12%. Therapy includes topical/oral meds to control infection/inflammation. Medication-induced irritation/dryness is common. Finding right balance is challenging, even w/ mild acne. Your chances at successful treatment are best under the care of your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
My topical treatment seems to work on the spots I treat, but I keep getting new acne blemishes. What should I do?
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