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I'm curious as to what are the best creams for acne scars?

I'm curious as to what are the best creams for acne scars?

See below: There are no creams that will help with already formed acne scars. There are medications that will help with or control acne. Have a specialist evaluate you condition and advise you. ...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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Which are the best medical creams for removing acne and acne spots?

Which are the best medical creams for removing acne and acne spots?

Benzoyl peroxide: This or retinoic acid are the mainstay of acne treatment. If they do not clear you, as happens maybe 50% of the time, your physician can add something that will. ...Read more

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What are the best facial cream cleansers for acne?

What are the best facial cream cleansers for acne?

Non-comedogenic: The issue with cream cleansers is their tendency to clog the pores which then makes the acne worse! many creams are meant to moisturize the skin of people without acne. Non-comedogenic cleansesrs or acceptalble. Read the label carefully and only use non-comedogenic cream cleansers. ...Read more

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What is the best cream or gel for acne .My skin is sensitive, oily and prone to pimples please suggest me best cream which doesn't have side effects ?

What is the best cream or gel for acne .My skin is sensitive, oily and prone to pimples please suggest me best cream which doesn't have side effects ?

If typical acne...: Otc benzoyl peroxide is a good treatment for mild acne. It kills p. Acnes, the bacteria involved in the formation of acne. It works well in combination with other treatments, such as antibiotic gels. Any cream may have irritating side effects in some unlucky people, and/or lead to uneven skin tones in darker-skinned people. One can start with every-other-day use and increase if no skin irritation. ...Read more

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What's the Best acne cream out there?

What's the Best acne cream out there?

Whatever you need: Start with topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid. No need for anything fancy. If you're not clear in two weeks, your physician can add prescription-strength Rx. This is the 21st century and you have a right to be free of this stuff. ...Read more

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Which cream is best for acne can I use momet?

Which cream is best for acne can I use momet?

No: Mometasone is for allergic type rashes- not acne- would recommend epiduo (prescription)- prevents the formation of new acne bumps and treats whiteheads/blackheads that are present.. Full effect seen in 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the best ointment or cream for adult acne?

What is the best ointment or cream for adult acne?

Rosacea: If what you have is rosacea, there are no great over the counter treatments. One can try benzoyl peroxide, water based. ... ...Read more

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What is the best acne cream for oily skin?

What is the best acne cream for oily skin?

Benzoyl peroxide: No need for a pricey or gimmicky product. Choose a strength you can tolerate and apply as you can tolerate / as directed. If this hasn't cleared you in two weeks, your personal physician can add something else to this regimen, and keep experimenting until you're better. Best wishes. ...Read more

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