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Hi, what is the best food to cure acne and hair loss ? Thanks

Hi, what is the best food to cure acne and hair loss ? Thanks

Ignore "pop" advice: For your acne, topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid. If you're not clear in two weeks, phone your physician. All guys lose the hair on our temples at age 20 or so. If you're naturally hairy-chested you're likely to have more hair loss; ask your physicain about meds. Other hair loss calls for a thyroid blood test and check for telogen effluvium etc. ...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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What are the best foods for acne?

What are the best foods for acne?

Foods and acne: It's better to ask what foods are best to avoid for acne. These include foods with a high glycemic index (think processed carbs like white flour and white sugar) and dairy (a higher association with skim milk). Some believe gluten and processed vegetable oils can also make it worse. I recommend filling your diet with a variety of nutrients from plants, high quality fats, and fermented foods. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure body acne?

What is the best way to cure body acne?

Minocycline: Is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic, a long-acting one used mainly to treat acne. Consult a dermatologist for treatment options. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to cure acne and acne marks?

Whats the best way to cure acne and acne marks?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to help with bad face acne ?

What are the best foods to help with bad face acne ?

Healthy diet: There is no acne diet. A balanced diet with reduced fast foods and more fruits and vegetables is always s good choice ...Read more

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Which home remedies are considered the best to cure acne in a couple of days?

Which home remedies are considered the best to cure acne in a couple of days?

There aren't any: The over-the-counter product that works best is benzoyl peroxide. None of the home remedies you'll find online (lemon juice, sleeping with your face smeared with honey) will work, and i suspect some of them are cruel pranks on folks with an already-cruel disease. And no rx of any kind words very fast. Please get with a scientific physician. He/she can help. ...Read more

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What is the best cure to my face acne to make my skin clear again because ive tried different ways but they not work.

Things to try: The best over the counter product is benzoyl peroxide. If that does not work try talking to your doctor about prescription medications. If that does not work see a dermatologist for an expert opinioin ...Read more

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What is the best cure for acne ?

What is the best cure for acne ?

Many medicines: There is not one perfect medicine for acne. The most popular is benzoyle peroxide gel. BP not only kills most bacteria in acne, it further dries and dehydrates the pimple. The opposite spectrum is accutane. This oral medicine is used to treat severe cases of acne. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure body acne and red marks?

What is the best way to cure body acne and red marks?

Serious Rx: You need a physician. Home remedies are only adjuncts for the management of acne. This is a chronic, non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease that's manageable by today's medications, usually cheaply and easily. Delaying treatment is a mistake. ...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