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Chin And Jaw Acne
Acne: The benzoyl peroxide will help but you will likely need Clindamycin to use as well they have a prescription combination that works very well. If it is really a severe case you may need retin a (tretinoin). See your family doctor and they will refer you to a dermatologist if you need the extra help. Good luck. Make sure you clean the skin really well before you use the acne cream. Hang in there. ...Read more
Absolutely: Serious sinusitis, called acute bacterial sinusitis, can definitely cause local facial swelling around the eyes. This definitely requires abx, unlike many attacks of common 'sinusitis.' But here are other infections that can swell these areas: tooth infections, salivary glands, soft tissue from bites/skin conditions, swollen lymph nodes. Majority facial swelling (50%) is dental source. ...Read more
I have acne on my chin & forehead and some acne scars on my cheeks. Cheap acne face wash to get rid of it fast?
Acne: Acne can be treated effectively by a dermatologist. Both topical and systemic medications are used depending on the severity of your condition. Acne can leave scarring so it is important to treat it. It is much more expensive to treat acne scarring for cosmetic improvement later than to prevent it from occurring with effective medical therapy. ...Read more
Treatable: Acne on the trunk will usually require at least one systemic treatment. Topical benzyl peroxide is still your best friend; retinoic acid, Clindamycin and spironolactone are also helpful topicals. The oral contraceptive pill may clear a woman's acne. A systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline may clear you in conjunction with benzoyl peroxide. If offered isotretinoin, consider it. ...Read more
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Not exactly: If there is pain on the jaw or ear areas, associated with some blisters on the face, a doctor might want to examine the patient to see if it is shingles. Shingles needs treatment and followup, unlike the simple herpes lip sores that go away easily. Shingles is a recurrence of the chicken pox virus called zoster (or Herpes zoster, but is not the herpes in cold sores). ...Read more
I have oily skin and facial acne, mostly on the forehead and around the chin bone, slow treated and redness around the acne and sometimes itchy?
I only use Tretinoin and Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) on certain areas of my face ie my cheeks and chin. Why has the peeling spread to my eyes and forehead?
Stop: Stop the products they are to harsh for skin. Let the skin heal and then re examine with a different product. See what doctor can offer you ...Read more
Not much: A facial may help a little, but not dramatically. Seek evaluation by a reputable facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist. Depending on the depth of the scars, discoloration, presence of active acne, etc there might be different treatment plans recommended. Assuming no active acne, treatment options include peels, laser treatments, dermabrasion, etc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How to get rid of acne(on chin, lower parts of my cheeks and jaw), and blackheads (on my nose and cheeks. i would appreciate some natural treatment?
Blackheads all over my face especially my chin, nose, cheeks and forehead I use a blackhead face scrub in the shower but it doesn't help?
Don't scrub!: Your face isn't a pot - don't scrub it. As to what treatment is best for you, each individual responds differently to different treatments, so there is no one "most effective" treatment. A dermatologist can tailor a treatment based on your skin type and the variety of acne you have. ...Read more
I have oily dull face skin and sun allery n I have comedone , acne and pimples all over my face . Pimples on my lower and upper back on my cheat also?
No: Newborns have several types of normal rashes. Erythema toxicum is a rash that looks like flea bites and moves around the body. Nothing needs to be done. Little white milk bumps or milia are like whiteheads and fade with time as you wash the skin.. Baby acne looks like little pimples and can be on the face and chest. A warm washcloth to clean is all that is needed. It improves with time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer