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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

Dr. Ed Friedlander
2,095 doctors shared insights

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's the best way to end marks left after pimples?

What's the best way to end marks left after pimples?

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Avoid picking and overly drying facial products & consider a noncomedogenic concealer. ...Read more

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Best way to reduce pimples but the thing is it is painful too...??

Best way to reduce pimples but the thing is it is painful too...??

Serious Rx: This sounds like at least moderately severe acne, a major liability. You're not going to be able to manage it successfully without your physician's help. Start yourself on topical benzoyl peroxide and/or topical retinoic acid and make an appointment. If you are offered isotretinoin, remember that despite all the internet "scare" stuff, most people who use it are extremely satisfied. ...Read more

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What is the best way to avoid pimples after you turn 13 years old?

What is the best way to avoid pimples after you turn 13 years old?

See a dermatologist: If you have tried over the counter acne products with salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide or m2 from skincarerx.Com and your acne is not getting better. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What's the best way to make a pimple smaller?

What's the best way to make a pimple smaller?

Drainage: Draining the pimple. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Best way to deal with acne & pimples?

Best way to deal with acne & pimples?

Most effective acne : The treatment depends on the severiyi of acne. Most of the acne can be treated with various combinations containing benzyl peroxide , topical antibiotics, topical retinoids and in some cases oral tetracyclines resistance cases and nodular, cystic acne use accutane, but it has too many side effects birth defects and others roche pulled Accutane of the market in 2009 after jury awarded millions of $$. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of my red pimple?

Best way to get rid of my red pimple?

Do NOT Squeeze: Don't sqeeze the pimple. Often best to draw the pimple with moist warm compresses to get it to come to a "head". Squeezing is not good, and may spread the infected area, plus lead to permanent scarring. If large, should see a local md or dermatologist to do the draining or provide antibiotic coverage to help resolve. ...Read more

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Best way to pop a pimple or zit on a chest?

Do not "pop": Best to not squeeze due to possible spread of infection and permanent scarring. Moist hot compresses often draw to head. I would seek dermatologist to provide good antiacne skin care program for areas. ...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