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What is the best way to get rid of pimples?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples?

Rx: This is the 21st century and you shouldn't have to be troubled by these annoying lesions -- being a teen is difficult enough. I start with topical Clindamycin plus either benzoyl peroxide (over-the-counter) or a retinoic acid derivative (if there's lots of blackheads); a systemic antibiotic as appropriate is helpful if this fails and dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...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 is the best way to get rid of pimples that can't be popped?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples that can't be popped?

Steroid injections: Deep cystic acne can be treated with steroid injections. If there are many and recurrent, you may need antibiotics (oral & topicals), accutane, laser treatments combined with ala or a pixel resurfacing laser. ...Read more

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

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

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimples or zits without creams and wash?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples or zits without creams and wash?

The Pill: If for some reason you have an aversion to topical medications, many women for whom the benefits and risks of the oral contraceptive pill are acceptable can find a formulation along with their physician that will clear acne. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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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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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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What is the best way to get rid of a pimple on your cheek?

What is the best way to get rid of a pimple on your cheek?

Pimple: Clean you skin with a good cleansing soap and use benzoyl peroxide 10% over the counter. You can find coverup to put on the blemish at the counter of your local department store. You have to match your skin tone. A sales rep can help you find the right shade. Good luck. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of pockmark/pimples?

Best way to get rid of pockmark/pimples?

Seek help with skin: If actively breaking out, you should see a dermatologist or medical esthetician for possible antibiotics, acidification of skin, etc. When stable and breakouts slowed/stopped, then use of mechanical dermabrasion (not microdermabrasion), scar removal, fillers, etc can be considered. Crater-type scars are easier to treat than "ice-pick" type scarring. Sometimes use of laser or peels help. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to get rid of whiteheads on the forehead?

Whats the best way to get rid of whiteheads on the forehead?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...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 the best way to get rid of facial scars (pimples)?

What is the best way to get rid of facial scars (pimples)?

Scar improvement: Is possible, but once a scar is present, it can never be totally removed. Options for treatment depend on the age of the scars, presence of active acne, depth of scars, other skin conditions which may be present, etc. Treatments can include lasers, peels, scar revision, dermabrasion, topical treatments, etc. Seek a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist with experience in that area. ...Read more

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What is the best way to quickly get rid of pimples?

What is the best way to quickly get rid of pimples?

There is no best way: Often times consumers are sold on 'secret' treatments for acne. This is because acne is a difficult problem without a best way to treat all cases. Start with standard otc treatment: salacylic acid wash, benzoyl peroxide and a good moisturizer and if this is not effective make a visit with your primary physician to discuss prescription therapy. ...Read more

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I have these pimples on my arm and they contain white things and i want to get rid of them. What's the best way?

I have these pimples on my arm and they contain white things and i want to get rid of them. What's the best way?

Back and Chest Acne: If there is any scarring, seek immediate medical attention as it may get worse. Over-the-counter benzyl peroxide wash used once daily can be very effective in treating acne on the back and chest. It will bleach one's towels, so use ones that you do not like. ...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