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Could rosacea treatment cure redness from acne?

Could rosacea treatment cure redness from acne?

Maybe: Most of the treatments for rosacea are for the pimples that occur with it. They usually don't help the redness. There is a new drug, Mirvaso, that constricts blood vessels and helps the redness of rosacea. Although not approved for acne, it might help the redness there also. ...Read more

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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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How could acne scars be treated?

How could acne scars be treated?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist can make them less visible using lasers, microsurgery, a filler, or dermabrasion. Before you decide, remember that several hollywood leading men have kept their scars for the "tough guy" look. Results are so-so; chris pine hides his successfully with his trademark growth of beard stubble. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could more serious forms of acne be treated?

Could more serious forms of acne be treated?

Yes, it can: Moderately severe or severe forms of acne, including cystic acne, can be effectively treated these days with a combination of oral antibiotics and powerful prescription topicals. In office, acne surgery to clean out clogged pores, intralesional injections to shrink nodules, and mild chemical peels can additionally be used to bring about control if necessary. ...Read more

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Could body acne be treated differently from face acne?

Could body acne be treated differently from face acne?

Hit it HARD: Acne on the trunk won't respond well just to topical agents though they may be useful. You'll probably end up on a systemic antibiotic for a while &/or be offered tretinoin. Acne is a serious, non-lifestyle-related disease and a serious personal and professional liability that requires 21st century medicine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could homeopathy help to cure acne and little holes caused by acne if the acne was caused by both causes hormonal and bacteria?

Could homeopathy help to cure acne and little holes caused by acne if the acne was caused by both causes hormonal and bacteria?

Yes acne, ? scars: Homeopathy can work remarkably well for curing acne. As for the "little holes, " that is scar tissue; depending on the type of scarring homeopathy might help but may not help all acne scars; but it's worth a try. There are many other options as well: http://www.Doctoroz.Com/videos/clearing-embarrassing-acne-scars. ...Read more

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Can more serious forms of acne be treated without pills?

Can more serious forms of acne be treated without pills?

Yes: Assuming you have good hygeine there are great topicals and regular chemical peels are very helpful. Blue light or blu/red light using ala is also helpful. Worth a try if you don't want peals but it might take the oral medications too if too far along. ...Read more

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Could benzyl benzoate is for acne treatment ?

Could benzyl benzoate is for acne treatment ?

Better choices: This is great for scabies, but you may be confusing it with benzoyl peroxide, your best over-the-counter option for acne. It's not fun, but it's a good start. ...Read more

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Can STD cause acne?

Can STD cause acne?

No: But you may have both. All acne is manageable using today's medications. If two weeks on topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you, get with your personal physician. If you think you have a sexually transmitted disease, please get with your physician. These can be troublesome if neglected. ...Read more

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Can minocyline and clindamycin phosphate lotion 1% treat inflammation caused by acne?

Can minocyline and clindamycin phosphate lotion 1% treat inflammation caused by acne?

Yes: That is one of many prescriptions available for treating acne. Discuss the available prescriptions with your doctor to get the one best for you. Often time laser skin care combined with prescriptions pills, creams and products can make a long term improvement. ...Read more

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Could rosacea be caused by acne?

Could rosacea be caused by acne?

No: These are two separate disease processes but do share some common pathways such as inflammation which causes redness and induration(thickening) of the skin, so a treating inflammation could help both conditions. In medicine as in war, however, smart bombs are better than non-specific bombs, so in the case of acne, we target the bacteria p. Acnes and sebum overproduction, not just inflammation. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism and depresion complletly treated by med?Can depresion from this disease treated complelty?Inherited depression can treat fully?

Can hypothyroidism and depresion complletly treated by med?Can depresion from this disease treated complelty?Inherited depression can treat fully?

Yes: Yes both conditions can successfully be treated by medication. Depression is complex, but the faster one gets treated, the better the long term prognosis. Counseling is also important. Research shows combination of medication and psychotherapy superior to either one alone. ...Read more

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Is azaderm(azelaic acid) effective for mild acne and red hyperpigmentation caused by it?

Is azaderm(azelaic acid) effective for mild acne and red hyperpigmentation caused by it?

One option: And a pretty good choice. If it's not sufficient, get with your physician who may add a topical antibiotic even if your disease is relatively mild. ...Read more

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How can dihydrotestosterone (dht) be prevented or treated?

How can dihydrotestosterone (dht) be prevented or treated?

Antioxidants: It is a process of aging that implies a gradual decline in oxidative metabolism. Oxidative stress can at least be partially blocked by good diet and some supplements. Fitness depends on 1. Genes, 2 how you handle stress 3. Exerxise 4. Good diet. ...Read more

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Could hormonal imbalance be treated and cured?

Could hormonal imbalance be treated and cured?

Hormone imbalance: If you don't have documented hormone imbalance stop worrying. If you have not seen your doctor about this please do so. If you have had results/comments from your doctor I would appreciate seeing them ...Read more

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Can hashimoto's disease cause acne?

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Can hashimoto's disease cause acne?

No: It is from your hormones other than thyroid. ...Read more

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Does roaccutane work for acne caused by pcos?

It can help: With that specific problem, but it is better to treat the basic metabolic problem of Insulin resistance with dietary restriction, exercise and weight loss as well as considering use of metformin. ...Read more

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What causes acne?

What causes acne?

See below: Acne results from oil overproduction (often due to hormones), clogged pores, p acnes bacteria, & resultant inflammation from your immune system recognizing infection. Effective acne treatments target these causes: benzoyl peroxide & antibiotics kill bacteria, retinoids decrease oil, salicyclic acid & retinoids unclog pores, oral contraceptives target hormones. ...Read more

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What causes acne?

What causes acne?

Hormones, diet?: Androgens ("male hormones" such as testosterone) are clearly implicated in causing acne. There is good circumstantial evidence that high glycemic index diet plays a role, too. Hunter/gatherer people rarely have problems with acne until adopting high glycemic index "western" diets. Hormones in dairy may be another source. ...Read more

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Can laser treatment be used to treat active acne? I'm on 10mg of isotretinion for 4-6months.

Can laser treatment be used to treat active acne? I'm on 10mg of isotretinion for 4-6months.

CAUTION: You must avoid these types of procedures while on Isotretinoin and for a period of time after completing it because of the increased risk of severe scarring. ...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