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Clearing Pimples Overnight
My acne was clearing up but I all of a sudden got 6 pimples I'm different places all at once. What are some reasons for this and how do I avoid them?
I have a small red raised pimple like rash on my back that itches now its for 3 days now does not look like its clearing up ?
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I have a small red raised pimple-like rash on my back that itches now its for 3 days now. Does not look like its clearing up also its not spreading.?
Hey I have been having problems with clearing my skin from blackheads and pimples. Do you have any suggestions?
Worried Accutane won't work for me. 5 new pimples over the last week. Now on last week for mo 3. Skin was clearing during first 2 mos. 30>40>40 mg
Keep going: You neglected to give your weight and you do not mention details of type of acne, other meds, menstrual periods, birth control. You may need 80mg but how ,much do you weigh? Typical person on Accutane clears in 4 or 5 months. You are only 3 months into it. Talk to the Dr who prescribed it!! ...Read more
I have noticed that after almost 2 years, the acne on my forehead is not at all clearing up. there are tiny tiny little "pimples".What is it?
I have bumps in my chin, that are soft, not painful, and have no pus in it. They are not developing either into pimples or acne nor they are clearing?
Overnight might: Be difficult, but hot moist packs should help- if not see pcp for further reatment. ...Read more
NONE: No home ingredients will help you. Successful treatment depends on the type & severity of acne. Usually we need 3 months or more for results. Acne is NOT due to dirt, diet, or stress. Adult women get best results from prescription spironolactone pills. There are a variety of creams. Choice depends on cost, type of skin, type of acne. ...Read more
Possibly: Honey is known to be antibacterial. Acne can be caused by bacteria.Honey has been around thousands of years. Some studies confirm this property. Medical grade honey is preferred, otherwise, non-processed pure honey is best. Heat only with warmth of hands, apply sparingly, keep on for 15 minutes then rinse off daily. May work for some people, for others, if not bacterial, it doesn't. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more
Red marks: To paraphrase, anyone who tells you they can rid you of acne overnight is selling something. Acne is a problem of months and years. There is no quick fix. There are good treatments to be had at every drugstore starting with benzoyl peroxide creams and mild cleansers. Irritated skin will need makeup: coverup/touchup cream if a perfect complexion is needed instantly. ...Read more
No: Do your best to resist trying to "pop" the pimple in an effort to get rid of it. That can leave a potential scar and can irritate it even further. Warm soaks may be helpful, which may facilitate a natural decompressioon of the pimple. ...Read more