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I have a problem with acne and everytime one pimple goes away another comes. What should I do and not do during the day to prevent this acne problem?
Acne: A common problem, acne can't be 'spot' treated. This is often attempted with otc meds and the popular tv stuff. Get on a good skin care regimen, use mild soaps without additives or fragrances--ie are noncomedogenic--and use bare mineral makeup if you must wear any at all. No alcohol, no peroxide even for oily skin, and no oil based cosmetics. Splash face with cold water before applying makeup. ...Read more
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
Hi doctor, iam facing acne problem on chin for almost an year now, it becomes red, then after using benzoyl, it dries up but again another red pimple?
Easy to treat: Squeeze the pimple enough to evacuate it fully, wash your face and allpy clindamycine solution 1%. Use solution on face as soon as you see a new pimple and it may reverse the process. ...Read more
I've been suffering from acne problems since a long time. I have a combination skin type and I get breakouts often. At least 1 or 2 pimples stay on my face all the time. If one goes, another pops out. There are not too many but 1 o
Hello, I have these red little bumps behind my legs after I shave . Is it the lotion or the shaver ?
Or maybe my skin ?
Another question , I'm very curious about .
What if I have like an acne problem on my buttocks like red little bumps ? Could it be fro
Folliculitis: Shaving with a dull razor or shaving without lubricant can cause the base of the hairs to get pulled slightly out of the shaft, causing redness and irritation. Using hypoallergenic soaps or shave creams and applying moisturizers after shaving can help reduce this. Similar bumps can appear on parts of the body that constantly rub against tight clothing. ...Read more
A skin disorder: Acne is a hormonally stimulated breakout of the glands of the face and upper chest (the blush areas of the skin) in which the overactive skin secretory glands get blocked and frequently get locally infected. It commonly starts in adolescents, can respond to treatment, but may produce skin scarring. See your dermatologist if you have significant lesions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin care, diet: Acne reflects the oils in the skin and the attraction of bacteria. Hormones change the skin, the size of pores and the oils. A skin care program morn and night will help. Cleansing the face, even with facial wipes, during the day after activity helps. A healthy diet of fruits and vegetables with less animal fats and refined sugars seems to help. Regular hours for sleep helps stabilize hormones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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