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Is there a good way to get rid of zits overnight?

Is there a good way to get rid of zits overnight?

Won't happen: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist. ...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


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Best way to quickly get rid of a stye?

Best way to quickly get rid of a stye?

Warm compresses: Warm compresses are usually effective for the treatment of styes especially small ones. Styes are not infectious or contagious. Antibiotic pills, drops, or ointments are not generally necessary. An eye examination is recommended. ...Read more

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What is a cheap way to get rid of pimple blemishes?

What is a cheap way to get rid of pimple blemishes?

Cheap: 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 ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of pimple scars/marks?

What's the best way to get rid of pimple scars/marks?

Laser: I would recommend trying laser therapy like a co2 laser (expensive but better) or laser genesis (less expensive, less effective). With that said, nothing is great. ...Read more

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Please help! what's the fastest way to get rid of a pimple?

Please help! what's the fastest way to get rid of a pimple?

Dermatologist has : Fastest methods. 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. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a blackhead nose?

How to get rid of a blackhead nose?

Blackhead: Blackheads are comedones, a type of acne using an exfoliative wash such as glycolic washes and salicyclic acid can help improve exfoliation to this area. Adding Retin-A low doses are also great for acne. ...Read more

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What is the best and fastest way to get rid of a pimples?

What is the best and fastest way to get rid of a pimples?

Scientific Rx: If it's before the prom, get with your personal physician; topical benzoyl peroxide plus either systemic tetracycline or topical Clindamycin may clear you. If you have to ask this, you need to be under a physician's care for your acne; it's not expensive and quite easy. Acne isn't lifestyle or hygiene related. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Please describe a good way to get rid of pimples?

Please describe a good way to get rid of pimples?

Basics: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist ...Read more

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Whats the best thing to do to get rid of a boil safely and fast?

Whats the best thing to do to get rid of a boil safely and fast?

I;D: The mainstay of treatment of boil is incision and drainage and antibiotics. The reason we drain is that it is hard for antibiotics to penetrate an area full of pus. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a canker sore overnight?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a canker sore overnight?

Overnight?: You can try praying or magic, but I know of no "overnight" remedies. It generally takes 7-10 days to resolve, although there are many OTC medications that can be used for pain relief. Ask your dentist or pharmacist to recommend something. Some dentists use laser 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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Best way to get rid of a chalazion or a stye?

Best way to get rid of a chalazion or a stye?

Warm soaks: A warm, wet washclothe to the eye 3-4 times daily is effective for this. If it does not get better in a week, see an ophthalmologist for further treatment. ...Read more

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What's a way to effectively get rid of scars?

What's a way to effectively get rid of scars?

Improve them: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of a lump on an eyelid?

Best way to get rid of a lump on an eyelid?

Surgery: If this has been there a while, only surgical removal will work--if a short time, try warm soaks 5-10 ten minutes at a time 4 times a day for a few days and see if it resolves. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a pimple and a scab. Fast?

How to get rid of a pimple and a scab. Fast?

No quick fix: If you're getting occasional pimples, something as simple as a nightly salicylic acid wash may keep them at bay. Once formed, there's no way to speed healing. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimple scars?

What is the best way to get rid of pimple scars?

A little bit of work: Facial scars from acne can be addressed with office based cosmetic procedures. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of zits quick!?

Nothing quick.: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist ...Read more

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What's a good way to actually get rid of blackheads on nose?

What's a good way to actually get rid of blackheads on nose?

Wash face w a: Gentle cleanser 2x/ day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (to include black heads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands).Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Can use otc products (containing salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist & discuss possible use of a comedone extractor. ...Read more