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What is the best way to cure body acne?

What is the best way to cure body acne?

Minocycline: Is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic, a long-acting one used mainly to treat acne. Consult a dermatologist for treatment options. ...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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How to treat or cure body acne with home remedies?

How to treat or cure body acne with home remedies?

Back Acne Remedies: First home remedy for back acne
blend grounded groundnut oil with an equal quantity of freshly squeezed lime juice and rub on the affected areas. Allow for approximately 15 minutes before cleansing with water.
Second home remedy for back acne
rub fresh lime juice blended with a glass of boiled whole milk. Use this as a facial wash for back acne or pimples. This remedy has been used for ages. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure body acne and red marks?

What is the best way to cure body acne and red marks?

Serious Rx: You need a physician. Home remedies are only adjuncts for the management of acne. This is a chronic, non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease that's manageable by today's medications, usually cheaply and easily. Delaying treatment is a mistake. ...Read more

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Any quick cure for chest and body acne with flaky dry skin?

Any quick cure for chest and body acne with flaky dry skin?

No quick fix: I'm sorry your acne has been neglected up until now. Start applying topical benzoyl peroxide as you can tolerate and make an appointment with your physician. The benzoyl peroxide will not clear you, and you will need prescription-strength rx added to it. Several weeks on antibiotics may get things under control, or you may be a candidate for isotretinoin, rough but effective. ...Read more

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Does vitamin b3 work to cure acne in face and all over the body?

Does vitamin b3 work to cure acne in face and all over the body?

No: Don't expect this to help except as part of a comprehensive program. Acne on the trunk almost always requires systemic treatment; your physician may start you on something like tetracycline 500 2x/day. ...Read more

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Will vitamin b3 wprks to cure acne in face and all over the body?

Will vitamin b3 wprks to cure acne in face and all over the body?

Not sure, try it!: I'm skeptical, but it is likely a harmless experiment. But beware, b3 can really make your skin 'flush' and may create a whole new (transient) skin issue! Let us know how it works. ...Read more

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What to do if I am 28 year old girl, suffering from acne scars and blemishe on my face and body red and dark spots. How cure it?

What to do if I am 28 year old girl, suffering from acne scars and blemishe on my face and body red and dark spots. How cure it?

Pimple appearance: The most important thing to remember is to avoid the urge to pick at your skin! Keep your skin clean and moisturized with hyoallergenic products, and apply benzoyl peroxide as directed on the package. A cool compress on red inflamed areas can help reduce the appearance. Avoiding sun exposure should also help prevent scarring and discoloration. ...Read more

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How to permanently cure acne?

How to permanently cure acne?

No cure: It can be controlled with a number of medications including antibiotics, benzyl peroxide, retinin a...... ...Read more

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What is acne and how to cure it?

What is acne and how to cure it?

Chronic disease: All simple explanations for acne are wrong. It's serious, chronic illness that arises from chaotic interactions in a milieu of sex hormones, bacteria, and changes in the skin. It's unrelated to hygiene and lifestyle and only marginally related to diet. It can't be cured until it remits on its own, but can be managed. If topical benzoyl peroxide is insufficient, your physician can add Rx to clear. ...Read more

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What is acne and how to cure it??

What is acne and how to cure it??

Inflammation: And/or infection of oil glands in the the skin and pores of the skin/hair follicles. Therapy depends of the extent, severity and duration of the outbreak. Good skin hygiene with gentle baby soap and use of over the counter benzoyl peroide gel: 5-10% topically (a thin film) AM/PM. Consult your physician for possible antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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My acne bursts how should I cure it?

My acne bursts how should I cure it?

Serious Rx: Get with your physician. You have bad acne and this is a serious chronic disease. Ignore all "pop" advice. It is not lifestyle related and you must manage it medically until it self cures. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what has worked to cure acne cysts?

I'm curious as to what has worked to cure acne cysts?

Cystic acne: When it is this severe, it's time to see a dermatologist abut accutane. It's not pleasant or risk-free but it is well worth it. Especially if a teen is affected, i'd urge you to get this addressed now. ...Read more

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How to cure acne for PCOS?

How to cure acne for PCOS?

OCPs: OCPs are often prescribed for acne in PCOS. Benzoyl peroxide, tretinoin, adaplene, antibiotic ointments are often used as well. Spironolactone can be considered in some cases. ...Read more

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How I can cure my acnes face?

How I can cure my acnes face?

Lots of choices: It depends on what type of acne you have. Benzoyl peroxide, which is over the counter, is used for papular and pustular acne, which is the red inflamed acne. Tretinion is used for comedonal acne. Topical antibiotics are another choice for acne. More than one treatment is often needed depending on your skin. Your doctor will need to look at your skin to help you choose the right medication. ...Read more

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What can cure acne?

"Manage" not "Cure": Acne is something which, if treated properly, can ben managed to minimize its impact. Most people grow out of the problem, rather than "get cured." start with a gentle cleanser (i.e. Neutrogena w/ salicylic acid) and an otc benzoyl peroxide product. Follow the instructions. If that doesn't work, check with your doctor or dermatologist to step up the treatment. ...Read more

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How can you cure acne?

How can you cure acne?

Manage, no cure: No one today should have to suffer with acne -- life's hard enough without. Today, topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative is a good way to start; since I'm a man, I got pretty good control for 25 years on oral tetracycline. Dermatologists have the big guns (accutane, lasers). Good luck, and stay proactive. ...Read more

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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


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