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How can you reduce acne and blackheads?

How can you reduce acne and blackheads?

Dermatologist eval: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (including blackheads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, etc.). ...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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How can you fade out acne scars?

How can you fade out acne scars?

Options: You cannot erase scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). ...Read more

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How can you get clear skin really quickly?

How can you get clear skin really quickly?

Laser: Laser can clear acne in 2-3 weeks although the redness may persist. A chemical peel can be used for the residual redness. ...Read more

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How quickly can you get pregnancy symproms?

How quickly can you get pregnancy symproms?

They may occur: around time of missed period - but many don't start until 6 to 8 weeks out (or longer for other sxs). ...Read more

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How can you treat back acne?

How can you treat back acne?

Topical and Oral: There are topical washes (benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid and glycolic acid preparations) that are often quite helpful. There are also spray on / leave on salicylic and glycolic acid products that can help. Sometimes a combination of topical preparations and oral antibiotics can quiet down the back acne (backne). ...Read more

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How can you get rid of acne scars quick?

How can you get rid of acne scars quick?

Dermatologist: Some acne scars (flat, depressed) can be improved quickly with a filler. Other require more extensive treatment including laser resurfacing, excision and grafting. See Derm or Facial Plastic Surgeon for evaluation/treatment. ...Read more

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How can you slow down/stop acne?

How can you slow down/stop acne?

Scientific Rx: Start with topical benzoyl peroxide.If this fails, a physician's office visit. A topical antibiotic such as Clindamycin and/or a topical retinoic acid derivative is a good next step. The oral contraceptive pill will often end acne for a lady who can take it. A systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person is often necessary especially for disease on the trunk. Accutane for hard cases. ...Read more

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How do you clear up acne quickly?

How do you clear up acne quickly?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength treatment. The oral contraceptive pill may clear a young woman. A topical or systemic antibiotic, a retinoic acid derivative, or spironolactone (a little-known but often-effective treatment) may help, or the big guns -- isotretinoin. There's no quick fix. Be proactive. ...Read more

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How can you clear up acne?

How can you clear up acne?

Can not clear up!: You can't stop it. Only control. You can try over the counter things but start logically and record the effects of each one you try. Each one you try should be at lest three months! when you feel you have not had benefit it is time to see pcp. Do the same but with his advice. There are quite a few choices. You have too much oil and thick surface skin in simple terms. Hormonal changes causing! ...Read more

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How can you quickly stop an erection?

How can you quickly stop an erection?

Since you're: A female, i'm not sure how to answer. If you're male, there's no easy way except to think about the least erotic thing you can imagine, such as an income tax audit. If you're a female, you can often destroy the fragile male ego by a simple smile and a statement such as, "is that all you've got?" that's usually pretty devastating to most males. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of these acne scars quickly?

How can I get rid of these acne scars quickly?

Acne: Only superficial scars can be treated by laser and improved immediately. ...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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How can you prevent blackheads?

How can you prevent blackheads?

Dermatologist eval: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (including blackheads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I effectively treat acne quickly?

How can I effectively treat acne quickly?

Acne: There is no "quick fix" for acne. Depending on the type of pimples you have, your doctor can recommend a treatment--possibly topical and/or pills that should help within a few months. It just takes time.... ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne as quickly as possible?

How can I get rid of acne as quickly as possible?

Scientific Rx: Start using topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated and phone your physician to ask about possible supplemental Rx such as a topical or systemic antibiotic, or (if you're a lady) a hormonal manipulation. Easy acne can be gone in 2 weeks but you need to be vigilant as it can't be cured but must be managed until it self-cured. If offered isotretinoin, give this rough medicine strong consideration. ...Read more

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How can you quickly heal a blister?

How can you quickly heal a blister?

SImple means: With injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. Swelling occurs under the skin layers and causes them to bulge creating a protective fluid cushion called a blister. As the area heals, the fluid will be resorbed or when no longer needed, the blister opens and it drains. This should take about a week. Keep it covered and protected. ...Read more

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How can you naturally get rid of acne scarring?

How can you naturally get rid of acne scarring?

Acne scarring: Depends on what kind of scarring, hyper or atrophic (rolling, ice pick etc.), also extent of scarring, skin type, presence of active inflammation etc. Thats why there are doctors that specialize in treating acne or acne scars. ...Read more

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How can you clear up body acne?

How can you clear up body acne?

Systemic Rx: This generally requires systemic treatment. If tetracycline 500 2x/day doesn't clear you up, it's time to consider isotretinoin. Your physician may also offer topical treatment. Good luck, and remember this is a non-lifestyle-related, chronic serious disease. ...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