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Best way to clear alergies?

Best way to clear alergies?

Anithistamines: Otc antihistamines like zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) are good first choices, but if not better, you should be seen for an rx medication or allergy testing. ...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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What's the best thing to clear pimples/breakouts?

What's the best thing to clear pimples/breakouts?

Depends: At your age hormones usually play a roll and hormone balancing can help. Next good hygiene is important and moisturizing with a product that says non comedogenic . Make sure your makeup is non comedogenic . Start using benzoyl peroxide at night. If that does not work add a retinol. If needed see your dr. ...Read more

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How to clear pimples.?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxde as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne is a non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related, serious illness that can keep you from getting the job that you want. It needs to be managed until it remits on its own. Ignore all "pop" advice about diet, home cures and so forth. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clear your face of acne quickly?

What is the best way to clear your face of acne quickly?

Manage it: Forget "quick fixes". If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. He/she may be able to add a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin, a retinoic acid derivative, a systemic antibiotic, topical sprionolactone or some other rx. All acne is manageable nowadays but nothing will make it vanish overnight. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best thing to clear up acne and acne scars?

Please help! what is the best thing to clear up acne and acne scars?

Scientific Rx: Acne is best managed by topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day; if this fails, prescription strength rx from your physician. I am very sorry that your acne was not managed appropriately when it could have been, and that you ended up with scars. Only a physician can treat these with microinjections, microsurgery, laser or dermabrasion. Best wishes for your successful treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clear up your skin?

What is the best way to clear up your skin?

Dermatologist: Hi, if you have acne then depending on what kind and the severity the treatment is deferent so I suggest to visit with a Dermatologist for the best treatment option. ...Read more

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Best way to treat red bumps and blemishes?

Best way to treat red bumps and blemishes?

Properdiagnosisneede: Once a diagnosis is made by a doctor, dermatologist or allergisttreatment would be much easier. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure blackheads and spots?

What is the best way to cure blackheads and spots?

Topical agents: To treat the pimple, start by using an over the counter benzoyl peroxide cream. Then for the discoloration, try using some topical retinoids or azelaic acids to reduce the discoloration that can result from having acne. Hydroquinone may also be effective and is available in a lower strength other the counter. Remember to wash your face with something like dove soap, which will not promote acne. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clear away skin tags?

What is the best way to clear away skin tags?

Skin : Skin tags are typically treated by a dermatologist with heat cautery or injected with a numbing agent and snipped off. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to remove acne scars?

Whats the best way to remove acne scars?

Prevention : Otc benzoyl peroxide to start. If this doesn't work, then see your doctor or dermatologist for prescription medication. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000030/. If there are permanent scars but no active acne, then see dermatologist or plastic surgeon for minimization of the scars. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to get rid off blackheads and pimples?

What approaches work best to get rid off blackheads and pimples?

Retinoids: A class of topical medications called retinoids are most effective for clearing comedones and are good choices for acne in general. This group includes those topicals that contain either tretinoin, Adapalene or tazarotene. Certain procedures such as glycolic chemical peels or microdermabrasion are also effective. See your dermatologist for the right treatments choices for your acne. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best drugstore face wash to clear acne?

Please help! what is the best drugstore face wash to clear acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: Apply this after washing your face with soap or whatever else you use, 5% solution twice per day. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician for a workup and prescription-strength treatment. ...Read more

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Whats best way to get rid of pimple?

Whats best way to get rid of pimple?

Benzoyl peroxide : Otc Benzoyl Peroxide Gel apply directly to pimple at bedtime. ...Read more

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What is a good way to clear acne?

What is a good way to clear acne?

Acne treatment: We cant give medical advice to a young minor. We don't know your age, gender, medical condition, skin type, extent of acne, type of acne, etc. Its not magic, its medicine. We can only provide a meaningful response when you provide meaningful information. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How is the best way to clear a clogged nose?

How is the best way to clear a clogged nose?

Blow it: If that fails try saline nasal spray. If no luck antihistamines or over the counter nasalcrom. If all of those fail see an ENT or allergist. ...Read more

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What is the best and fastest way to get rid of pimples/acne pleaseee!?

What is the best and fastest way to get rid of pimples/acne pleaseee!?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, you're going to need prescription-strength medication from your personal physician. ...Read more

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Wats the best way to cure acne?

Wats the best way to cure acne?

You don't: You find a doc you can work with who helps you design a skin care routine that helps. This often includes a variety of meds, creams, etc that can change over time. You plan to fight acne for the long term, since some have it well into their 30's and beyond ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure blackheads without damaging your skin?

Derm eval: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...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