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I have been suffering from acne above my upper lip for a couple of months now I have tried clean & clear face cream an moisturizer but didn't help muc?

I have been suffering from acne above my upper lip for a couple of months now I have tried clean & clear face cream an moisturizer but didn't help muc?

Acne upper lip: Person of unknown age and gender notes: I have been suffering from acne above my upper lip for a couple of months now I have tried clean & clear face cream an moisturizer but didn't help much? ANS: Suspect it is just plain acne and you will grow out of it. Show to you Dr and ask about their opinion. Or go to see Dermatologist. Keep us posted. ...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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I have done my ET on 27th April. On a 2Ww. But experiencing fast hair growth in Chin and upper lips, acne on face.. Is it any symptoms or indication?

I have done my ET on 27th April. On a 2Ww. But experiencing fast hair growth in Chin and upper lips, acne on face.. Is it any symptoms or indication?

Complex & Individual: variations are huge. While hair follicles/hair growth do respond to both local blood flow & hormones in different ways in different parts of the body, scientific understanding of how these factors quantitatively influence hair follicle response remain way beyond current medical understanding with any clarity. So yes, an indication, but of what is most anyone's guess. Good luck. ...Read more

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All day was great till at around 9 pm I go to the bathroom look in the mirror & I have a tiny red dot on my upper lip. It's not acne or cold sore. ?

All day was great till at around 9 pm I go to the bathroom look in the mirror & I have a tiny red dot on my upper lip. It's not acne or cold sore. ?

Sounds like angioma: sounds like a tiny blood vessel, usually due to trauma. I would see dermatologist if you are worried, and laser will get rid of it. But you can make other ones but they are nothing to worry about. Hope that helps ...Read more

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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