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Clean And Clear Acne Spot Treatment
Acne: Its ok to mix brands, but be careful, you may dry out your skin because many will have the same chemical ingredients in them. ...Read more
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
Can i use retin-a all over my face or just as a spot treatment? I have oily acne prone skin and my face full of milia
See doctor: Your doctor can detemine what type of cream and spot treatment that is best for you., because it is depend on your skin type and the presentation of the comedones. ...Read more
Is aczone supposed to be used for spot treatment or for all affected areas? Will it help with acne scarring?
For all areas: After cleaning your face and hands, rub a small thin layer for all the affected areas. This medication is generally for clearing up acne and may possibly reduce the likelihood of developing future acne scars, but it won’t help reduce the appearance of current scars. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Acne scar treatments: A variety of approaches are necessary to improve not remove acne scars. Specific therapy is dependent on the type of scars and skin type. Potential therapies include subcision, cross tca, medical roll cit, dermabrasion, laser and other treatments, including prp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe and can be used depending on the severity and comes in different strengths, along with other therapies if needed. ...Read more
I continuosly have whiteheads and bumps im not sure if its acne or herpes? I have an overthecounter cream caled advantage spot treatment its dont help
I have oily, sensitive and acne prone skin. I currently use a 10% benzoyl peroxide spot treatment - can you recommend a different treatment?
Hard stuff: Spot treatment is going to lead to frustration and disappointment. Get with your personal physician. Your next step may be adding a topical retinoic acid derivative, or moving to benzoyl peroxide over all affecte areas as tolerated plus a short course of an antibiotic, topical spironolactone, or something similar. ...Read more
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