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Can you tell me a good cream for acne spots on my face?

Can you tell me a good cream for acne spots on my face?

Acne Cream: We do not promote commercial products especially since there are no clinical superiority studies on creams that share similar products. Also keep in mind that most creams are comedogenic and in fact may worsen comedone formation. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

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


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Do momate cream cures acne and acne spots?

Do momate cream cures acne and acne spots?

Terrible idea: This is a glucocorticoid and will give the bacteria that cause acne a growth advantage. This is one of the worst things you can do for acne. This is serious business, not something for home remedies using prescription-strength medications. Please get with a competent physician for guidance. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I use panoxyl cream to reduce post acne spots?

Please tell me, could I use panoxyl cream to reduce post acne spots?

You can use it: to treat acne and reduce production of new acne spots, but it doesn't treat the spots left once the acne cyst is clear. ...Read more

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Which are the best medical creams for removing acne and acne spots?

Which are the best medical creams for removing acne and acne spots?

Benzoyl peroxide: This or retinoic acid are the mainstay of acne treatment. If they do not clear you, as happens maybe 50% of the time, your physician can add something that will. ...Read more

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How can you most effectively remove spots/acne without cream?

How can you most effectively remove spots/acne without cream?

Acne: Intralesional cortisone shots with 2.5% kenalog is a very effective way of treating initial acne lesions. Oral antibiotics such ad solodyn (minocycline) or dorxy are also very effective. ...Read more

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Best way or any cream to reduce acne and remove its marks and spots ??

Best way or any cream to reduce acne and remove its marks and spots ??

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Avoid picking and overly drying facial products & consider a noncomedogenic concealer. ...Read more

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Which cream i can use for dark spots and dark marks due tu acne?

Which cream i can use for dark spots and dark marks due tu acne?

Hydroquinone: I'm glad you're getting scientific treatment for your acne. If your current regimen is not sufficient, a systemic rx may be in order. The dark post-inflammatory spots will face in a few weeks but if you're in a hurry, a hydroquinone skin bleach is worth a try. ...Read more

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I have acne in my face and few became black spots .I need suggestions about some good acne creams to clear my face ?

I have acne in my face and few became black spots .I need suggestions about some good acne creams to clear my face ?

Get serious about Rx: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated is your best friend. If it is not sufficient to clear you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something prescription-strength until your illness self-cures. It's not hygiene, diet, or lifestyle related and you need to work to manage it. ...Read more

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Hey I was wondering what is the best cream to use for post-acne dark spots / scars?

Hey I was wondering what is the best cream to use for post-acne dark spots / scars?

Early salicylic late: Early on, salicylic a i'd preparations may limit inflammation which can produce hyperpigmentation. Late pigmentation can be treated with bleaching agents such as hydroquinone in combination with a retinoid and steroid. Alternatively, som chemical peels or fractionated laser treatments can also produce nice results. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more