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What is the best treatment for sun damage and brown spots snd mild cystic acne scar removal on the face?

What is the best treatment for sun damage and brown spots snd mild cystic acne scar removal on the face?

Several: Intense pulsed light (ipl) is really good for sun damage but especially the brown spots. Chiemical peels can work too depending on the damage as well as on some acne scars. Other acne scars may need lasers or certain type of in office surgical intervention. ...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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Should I use clean & clear continuous control acne cleanser for my body acne?

Should I use clean & clear continuous control acne cleanser for my body acne?

You need more: Acne on the trunk usually requires not only a physician's care, but systemic medication. A maintenance dose of oral tetracycline is one reasonable option if your physician determines it is right for you. ...Read more

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How to have clean and clear skin free of acne?

How to have clean and clear skin free of acne?

Benzoylperoxide: Any product with benzoyloperoxide is acceptable. Avoiding shampoo with conditioner would also be helpful because conditioner will block skin pores and cause acne. ...Read more

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How to remove acne and clear face spots n pours??

How to remove acne and clear face spots n pours??

Face: there are many OTC treatments but see a dermatologist as well ...Read more

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Will drinking more water help clear acne and red pimples on face?

Will drinking more  water  help clear acne and red pimples on face?

No: Please forgive my frankness. Over-the-counter preparations do not work well either. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. If needed after a few weeks, consider adding an oral antibiotic such as Erythromycin or tetracycline / Minocycline as suitable for the individual. Dermatologists have the big guns -- accutane, lasers. A clear face is your right. Good luck. ...Read more

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Neutrogena blackhead eliminating warming treatment vs. Clean n clear blackhead clearing scrub, which is better?

On Healthtap: We try to avoid recommending one otc product over another. Both of these products work through exfoliation. ...Read more

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What acne scar treatment will work best for ice pick acne scars? I'm 23 and i hope my worst acne days are now over. I prefer to have an acne scar treatment treatment that will be fast and effective to remove this obviouse scarring.

What acne scar treatment will work best for ice pick acne scars? I'm 23 and i hope my worst acne days are now over. I prefer to have an acne scar treatment treatment that will be fast and effective to remove this obviouse scarring.

Acne scars: For deep ice pick scars, the best treatment is excision and suture closure. For more superficial scars, sometimes the scars can be released and fat injected deep to the scar. Frequently the surface can then be improved with laser resurfacing. ...Read more

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Applied a benzoyl peroxide solution to face for acne and face turned red and burned cause? Acne free sensitive was the product hist: pcos htn

Applied a benzoyl peroxide solution to face for acne and face turned red and burned cause? Acne free sensitive was the product hist: pcos htn

Direct effect: Your reaction is a direct action of the benzoyl peroxide. Try using a weaker preparation: it comes in many different strengths. Carefully read your label and ascertain what strength you actually have. ...Read more

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What is best solution for facial skin after long acne treatment with aha acid? Skin is thin, sensitive, lost it's pigmentation and still have spots.,

What is best solution for facial skin after long acne treatment with aha acid? Skin is thin, sensitive, lost it's pigmentation and still have spots.,

Overtreated: The skin sounds like it is overtreated? Stop ahas and use Hydrocortisone cream for few days and see dermatologist to address pigment issues with slow approach to evening skin color.Possible weak retinoids such as retin a, (tretinoin) altralin, or differin. ...Read more

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How can I clear my skin of blemishes, spots, scars and oil?

How can I clear my skin of blemishes, spots, scars and oil?

See doctor: There are some products with aha or glycolic acids that help with your problems, but you nedd to see doctor/dermatologist to get proper eval because there are different products for different skin types. ...Read more

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Can I apply lemon juice on my face for killing ache bacteria and lighting spots and acne scars ?

Can I apply lemon juice on my face for killing ache bacteria and lighting spots and acne scars ?

You can: But expect no benefits. We have very good technology for ACNE. Probably you will benefit from spironolactone 100mg a day and tretinoin or adapalene topical. The topical comes as cream or gel in different strengths. Expect results in 3 months. Not if pregnant or kidney failure. ...Read more

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Could honey work for clearing acne and acne scarring?

Could honey work for clearing acne and acne scarring?

No: This is a cruel internet hoax. Acne severe enough to cause scarring needs to be seen, and should have been managed, by your personal physician. Make the phone call now. ...Read more

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Hi i recently used clean And clear face wash. It has benzoyl peroxide 10% and turned my face beat red and itchy anyway to sooth this?

Hi i recently used clean And clear face wash. It has benzoyl peroxide 10% and turned my face beat red and itchy anyway to sooth this?

Try cool compresses: and ibuprofen (Motrin/Advil). If the itchiness continues, you can try taking an antihistamine (Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (diphenhydramine) or Claritin or Zyrtec or Allegra). If it blisters or continues to be red and itchy, please see your doctor or a dermatologist. Also, be cautious if taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrtec; they can make you drowsy so you shouldn't drive while on them. ...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