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What's the best acne treatment, besides proactive, for sensitive skin?

What's the best acne treatment, besides proactive, for sensitive skin?

Pick ingredients: Most over the counter acne products have the same few active ingredients, anything with salicylic acid is likley going to help, 2% is probably best for most. 10% glycolic acid washes can be helpful. Benzoyl peroxide washes can be great for acne, but hard on your skin, ie drying, redness etc. If you are having problems controlling acne, call your family doc! pick any non-comedogenic moisturizer. ...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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Im 21, acne since 14.Sensitive skin acne starts deep below.I've tried much. What can I do instead of accutane? I live healthy. I'd pay anythingtofixit

Im 21, acne since 14.Sensitive skin acne starts deep below.I've tried much. What can I do instead of accutane? I live healthy. I'd pay anythingtofixit

Many Options: Hi, Sorry to hear you are still struggling from what I believe is one of the most resistant and stubborn conditions known to mankind. Eating and living healthy, as shown in your case as well, is not always the quick fix for acne. If you need my help, I'm available for you. This video may give you some hope: :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru99pt5uQkc -Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read more

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What is a good skin treatment for dry skin & acne for sensitive skin?

What is a good skin treatment for dry skin & acne for sensitive skin?

Avene products: For sensitive dry skin and acne, try to use the avene line which is made for dry and sensitive skin. Over the counter cetaphil is fine but benzoyl peroxide should be used sparining. Also using omega 3 fish oil, vitamin b and d can help with skin healing. ...Read more

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What are some acne treatments for people with sensitive skin?

What are some acne treatments for people with sensitive skin?

A few options: Topical creams are a mainstay of acne treatment. Some creams are potentially more irritating than others. Topical clindamycin, an antibiotic, is usually well tolerated. There are other treatments, such as oral antibiotics and blu light therapy that could be considered. See your dermatologist to help determine what treatment options might be best for you. ...Read more

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What is best solution for facial skin after long acne treatment with aha acid? Skin is thin, sensitive, lost it's pigmentation and still have spots.,

What is best solution for facial skin after long acne treatment with aha acid? Skin is thin, sensitive, lost it's pigmentation and still have spots.,

Overtreated: The skin sounds like it is overtreated? Stop ahas and use Hydrocortisone cream for few days and see dermatologist to address pigment issues with slow approach to evening skin color.Possible weak retinoids such as retin a, (tretinoin) altralin, or differin. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for blackheads and whiteheads on sensitive skin? is it okay to use retinol?

Exfoliation: Optimizing your skin care with gentle exfoliants, cleansers and toners offer the best treatment for comedones or black/white heads. These are signs of obstructed pores and inefficient skin cell turnover. There are excellent medical grade products from skinceuticals, skinmedica, obaji, hydropeptide and many others that can get provide total skin care options. ...Read more

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What is the best acne treatment out there for oily skin?

What is the best acne treatment out there for oily skin?

Retinoids: Tretinoin is an ointment or gel that is available prescription only. ...Read more

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I got small holes on a part of my face left over by pimples, how to get rid of them naturally without any laser treatment? mine is sensitive skin

I got small holes on a part of my face left over by pimples, how to get rid of them naturally without any laser treatment? mine is sensitive skin

No good way.: The pitted scars would be hard to get rid of. chemical peeling, laser all have been tried with limited success. no Rx cream would work either. let your skin repair itself. ...Read more

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What is the best facial cleanser for acne prone, sensitive skin?

What is the best facial cleanser for acne prone, sensitive skin?

Salicylic acid: Find a wash with salicylic acid, or perhaps use basis or other mild soap and water plus topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid. Nothing that works against acne is pleasant, but you'll be doing yourself a huge favor by using anti-acne Rx. ...Read more

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What's the best facial cleanser for people with acne prone, sensitive skin?

Trial and error: Both cetaphil and cerave now i make cleansers for oily skin. It is hard to say whether they will be too drying for your sensitive skin. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of acne when you have very sensitive skin without going to a dermatoligist?

What's the best way to get rid of acne when you have very sensitive skin without going to a dermatoligist?

Over-the-counter med: Over-the-counter medications for acne are helpful and usually contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. They help kill some acne germs, reduce the amount of dead skin cells plugging pores, and decrease some of the skin oils, to dry the skin somewhat. One should not over-wash, over-scrub, or irritate the skin. Otc acne meds are usually twice a day, but less if the skin gets too dry or irritated. ...Read more

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I am having a lot of pimples and have very sensitive skin and want to know what would be the best acne product for me?

I am having a lot of pimples and have very sensitive skin and want to know what would be the best acne product for me?

See a doctor: See a doctor and let them check you. You may an oral medication like Doxycycline if your skin is too sensitive for topical medications. ...Read more

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Hello. Which is the best cooking oil to use when cooking on the stove. Also, which cooking oil causes acne flare up for some one with sensitive skin ?

Hello. Which is the best cooking oil to use when cooking on the stove. Also, which cooking oil causes acne flare up for some one with sensitive skin ?

Olive oil: EVOO - extra virgin olive oil from the first cold press method of processing is the very best but also the most expensive. ...Read more

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What is the best ingredient for inflamed acne suitable for oily and sensitive skin ?

What is the best ingredient for inflamed acne suitable for oily and sensitive skin ?

Benzoyl peroxide: This is not going to be pleasant, but if the situation is as you describe it, you need to start here. Apply as tolerated; you might start with 5%. If you are not clear in two weeks, and this is likely to be the case, get with your personal physician. You're almost a grown man and you need to be rid of this. All acne can be managed but it's usually not simple. Until it remits, keep working. ...Read more

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What's the best acne medication for someone with really sensitive skin?

What's the best acne medication for someone with really sensitive skin?

Topical: Talk with your physician; one option for folks like you is simple topical clindamycin. The oral contracepetive pill often stops acne in women who can take it and want it. Systemic antibiotics may be right for you if a topical antibiotic fails. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best skincare products for extremely sensitive skin, that is oily & acne prone?

What is the best skincare products for extremely sensitive skin, that is oily & acne prone?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, gluten-free. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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


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