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Best way to reduce acne scarring?

Best way to reduce acne scarring?

Acne scarring: There is no one "best" way to reduce acne scaring. The ways depend on severity and type of scarring, where the scarring is, your age, your medications, your skin type and many more factors. Best idea is to consult with a good dermatologist and see what is right for you and your personal condition. Nothing like the best individualized treatment plan! ...Read more

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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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Best way to treat acne?

Best way to treat acne?

Acne: Several treatment available for acne. Mild to moderate noninflammatory acne responds well to topical rx. If you cross to inflammatory acne i would recommend oral rx. Antiboitics-doxycycline would be a good choice. Other modalities include hormonal rx, blue light/red light, peels and microderm. ...Read more

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Best way to treat acne?

Best way to treat acne?

Scientifically: For a young lady, the oral contraceptive pill can clear it if you can & want to take it. Benzoyl peroxide is first medicine to try, if not successful physician can add a retinoic acid derivative and/or a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin. If not clear in a few weeks, a systemic antibiotic right for you. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Easiest way to remove and prevent acne?

Easiest way to remove and prevent acne?

Not an easy answer: Maybe "choose your parents wisely?" also take dairy out of diet. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent and treat acne?

What is the best way to prevent and treat acne?

Individual program: Acne is very complex and treatment highly variable. Important to find a good dermatologist who's willing to work with you to understand what works best on your particular skin. There is no one method that works on everyone. There's a lot of trial and error involved. Also your skin changes thru out your life which will then require different treatments. ...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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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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Best way to treat comedonal acne?

Best way to treat comedonal acne?

Retinoic acids: If these are a lot of comedones, it may be helpful to use a topical retinoic acid derivative rather than benzoyl peroxide as the first treatment. If this doesn't clear you, your physician can try various prescription-strength treatments. ...Read more

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Best way to prevent underarm wetness?

Best way to prevent underarm wetness?

Try a high strength: anti-perspirant such as Maxim, which is sold over the counter. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat acne?

What's the best way to treat acne?

Rx: This is the 21st century & you deserve what works. I start with topical Clindamycin with a retinoic acid derivative if there are many comedones, benzoyl peroxide if not. The birth control pill if usable stops acne in many women. If more is needed, add a systemic antibiotic such as Doxycycline or erythromycin. Dermatologists have the big guns required for deep cystic acne. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat and prevent keloids?

What is the best way to treat and prevent keloids?

Keloids: The best way to prevent keloids is never have an injury. Keloids are abnormal scars that continue to grow outside the area of injury. They tend to continue to grow, long after the injury is healed. Many treatments are available, and the correct one depends on your situation. Massage, pressure, steroid injections, scar revision and radiation are a few of the most common treatments. ...Read more

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What's the best way to prevent depression?

What's the best way to prevent depression?

Prevent depression: Some would say (somewhat jokingly) to choose your parents well. But besides that, you can make sure to eat healthily, avoiding processed foods; get regular exercise that you enjoy; consistent rest/sleep. Maintain healthy loving relationships w/family and friends. Involve yourself in life -- let yourself be curious & creative, and let your work be something you love to do. Spiritual practice too. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to cure acne and acne marks?

Whats the best way to cure acne and acne marks?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat pregnancy acne?

You have many options for treating acne during pregnancy, including self-care and medication: Pregnancy acne isn't a special form of acne. Many women simply seem to have trouble with acne during pregnancy. Although it isn't always clear what causes acne to get worse during pregnancy, the likely culprit for most women is an overproduction of oil (sebum) — which happens when certain hormones go into overdrive. Fortunately, you're not at the mercy of your hormones. To treat pregnancy acne, start with self-care: Wash acne-prone areas carefully. , If you have oily hair, shampoo daily. , Avoid picking, scratching, popping or squeezing acne sores. , If you use cosmetics, stick to oil-free products. . Beyond self-care, you might consider medication as a treatment for pregnancy acne. However, any medication that's applied to your skin or swallowed can enter your bloodstream and affect your baby. As a result, it's important to exercise caution during pregnancy — even with over-the-counter products. Options for treating pregnancy acne with medication include erythromycin (Erygel), clindamycin (Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) T, Clindagel, others) and azelaic acid (Azelex, Finacea). These medications are typically applied to the skin and are available by prescription. However, opinions about using benzoyl peroxide to treat pregnancy acne are mixed. There's little research on the safety of benzoyl peroxide during pregnancy, although problems haven't been reported. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat acne and acne scars?

What is the best way to treat acne and acne scars?

Few ways: For oilyskin avoid comedogenic cosmet.Face/hair products.2.Topical benzoyl peroxide with topical antibiotic cream or 3. Topical tretinoic acid creams with top.Ben.Peroixe or 4. Oral antibiotic with top.Tretin5.Combinations of above oral tretin. In sev.Nodular type for maximum of 20 wks , by dr. In young females not plan.Pregn antiandrogen trt +, for pigment-top. Treti/ ohchlroroquinone/light trt. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve teen acne?

What is the best way to relieve teen acne?

Do not pick: Before trying the all kinds of medication, teen agers have to stop picking. And clean the face with acne wash. And then you can try other topical and even pills. ...Read more

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How to prevent pimpless?

Below: Clean living and proper food will help you a great deal with pimple prevention. If still a problem, pay a visit to a dermatologist. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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How to prevent acne?

How to prevent acne?

Treat it: We do not "prevent" acne. But we are very good at treating and controlling it. A dermatologist will help you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to minimize burn scars?

What is the best way to minimize burn scars?

Good wound treatment: Followed by moisture and pressure. A lot depends on the severity. Keep them out of the sun. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to check on your specific needs. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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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