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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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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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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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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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Which the fastest safest way to remove acne pimples and blackheads?

Which the fastest safest way to remove acne pimples and blackheads?

Professional help: It is best to remove these lesions as part of a skin care program approved by your dermatologist. It is important to treat the cause of the acne with topical and sometimes oral agents to control the outbreak. Removing lesions without therapy does not control the breaking out so it continues to recur. ...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 remove scars from your forehead?

Best way to remove scars from your forehead?

Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent, but they improve with time. Pressure treatment, silicone sheeting and steroid injection may hasten their maturation. They also improve with time and may not reach their final appearance for 6-12 months. ...Read more

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Best way to remove earwax?

Best way to remove earwax?

See family doctor: Your family physician has a slender plastic tool with a small hole at the end which can be easily and carefully inserted into the ear canal and remove excess wax. Do not use q-tips or other similar implements on your own, as you will most likely push the wax further into your ear, and possibly rupture your ear drum. This is completely painless and such take two minutes. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to remove unwanted hairs?

Whats the best way to remove unwanted hairs?

Many Options: While nothing permanently removes unwanted hair, there are a lot of options from waxing to creams to lasers. The effectiveness of these depends on many factors, especially the color of the unwanted hairs. If you have dark hair, lasers can be very effective. ...Read more

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What's the best way to remove acne scars using household products?

What's the best way to remove acne scars using household products?

CAN'T. Don't try!: Scars are permanent and there is no surgeon or surgical, laser, cream, or cosmetic treatment in existence that can eliminate or remove scars completely. Expert plastic surgery can trade bad scars or poor orientation for better ones hidden in lines of expression or along skin lines, but there will still be new scars. Sorry! stay away from any household products--they can burn or scar you further! ...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 remove wound scars?

What is the best way to remove wound scars?

Removal lvs scars : A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues.Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we change the stress on the tissues. Scars forms as a result and have many different appearances and colors. Dark coloration may fade over time but the tissues never are the same and so some scarring will always be there. Surgery can remove them if needed. ...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 remove extreme scars?

What is the best way to remove extreme scars?

Improve, not remove!: There is no surgeon or surgical technique in existence that can completely remove or eliminate scars. However, expert plastic surgical excision and revision, and subsequent scar treatments, including some laser techniques, can make improvements in many (not all) scars. Sometimes the genetics of healing in certain patients cannot be overcome, and bad scars result. ...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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Best way to get rid of facial acne?

Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the best possible way to remove ance scars ?

Can you please tell me the best possible way to remove ance scars ?

Dermatology consult: Nobody can remove them, but a dermatologist can treat most scars effectively with a laser, surgery, injection, and/or abrasion. Hollywood's chris pine (photo) is one of many examples of how successful this can be. Other hollywood men prefer to keep their scars for the "tough guy" look. If you want them treated, your physician can refer you. ...Read more

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Best way to remove scar from forehead?

Best way to remove scar from forehead?

Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent, but they improve with time. Pressure treatment, silicone sheeting and steroid injection may hasten their maturation. They also improve with time and may not reach their final appearance for 6-12 months. ...Read more

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What's the best way to remove backne and it's scars?

What's the best way to remove backne and it's scars?

Medications: Benzoyl peroxide 10% which may be over the counter. Otherwise see your doctor about prescribing something stronger. We have options. ...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