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What is the best natural cure for acne?

What is the best natural cure for acne?

Nothing that works: This is the 21st century and you have a right to remedies that are scientific and evidence-based, not sold by sweet-talkers. Retinoic acid and Clindamycin are both products from nature, as are the systemic antibiotics you may be offered or (if you are a "she") the hormones in the oral contraceptive pill. Don't let your love of nature's beauty prevent you from using rx that actually works. Cheers. ...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 is the best natural cure of red skin and acne?

What is the best natural cure of red skin and acne?

Adjuncts only: Acne is a serious, chronic, incurable disease that is a major personal and professional liability. It is always manageable by evidence-based medicine until it self-cures, but the 50% of patients who are not cleared by topical benzoyl peroxide need prescription-strength medication. Don't neglect junior's basic health needs by refusing to get 21st century treatment for his/her acne. ...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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What natural acne remedies are the best?

What natural acne remedies are the best?

Nature's gifts: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related illness that can be managed using evidence-based medicine. If you are responsible for the physical and emotional health of a teen, you have a duty to get the most effective treatment and use any folk / vitamin store remedies as adjuncts. The vitamin a derivatives and antibiotics used to treat difficult acne are natural compounds. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How would you recommend i cure my acne naturally?

Forgive my frankness: This is the 21st century and you owe it to yourself to use remedies that actually work. Your physician can manage acne using compounds that are gifts from mother nature -- benzoyl peroxide, the retinoic acid derivatives, isotretinoin, and the wonderful antibiotics made by natural micro-organisms. Acne is a chronic, serious disease and requires real rx. ...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 natural method for treating acne?

What is the best natural method for treating acne?

Adjuncts only: "pop" remedies such as lemon juice, tea tree oil (an estrogen that can give a teenaged boy breasts), apple cider vinegar or sleeping with your face smeared with honey won't help nearly as much as topical benzyol peroxide or the prescription-strength rx's a physician can use if it fails. If a teen doesn't get effective rx because of somebody's superstition, he/she is being done a grave disservice. ...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

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Please can you tell me how cure the acne with natural cure, . ?

Please can you tell me how cure the acne with natural cure, . ?

Tea tree oil: You can try topical tea tree oil. Put 1-2 drops on each pimple daily and see if that helps. If you experience burning or too much dryness, stop. Also - remove oily, fried foods from your diet and try reducing foods like chocolate, dairy or gluten. ...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