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Body Acne Cures
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
Can you use epiduo on your body? I have severe acne on my back and I was wondering what can cure that.
Epiduo: Yes, epi duo can be used just as well, on the back. ...Read more
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
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
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
Unwanted facial n extra body hair, cystic acne is it a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome hw 2 prevent n cure?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"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 moreSee 7 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers