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Clindamycin and nicotinamide gel can cure pimple overnight?

Clindamycin and nicotinamide gel can cure pimple overnight?

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

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


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How can I reduce a pimple overnight?

How can I reduce a pimple overnight?

YOU can't.: A dermatologist can inject it with an anti-inflammatory suspension that will probably (no guarantees) melt it away in a day or so. Don't do what you want to do, which is squeeze it. That will only make it worse. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure a pimple?

What is a good way to cure a pimple?

Pimple Info: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. ...Read more

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How would you recommend i cure my huge pimple?

How would you recommend i cure my huge pimple?

Some basics: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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What would be a good way to take care of a pimple overnight?

What would be a good way to take care of a pimple overnight?

Pimple Info: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure.The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). The body increases blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. It usually takes more than overnight. ...Read more

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Is it true that if you put some Vicks on a pimple overnight it will disappear the next day?

Is it true that if you put some Vicks on a pimple overnight it will disappear the next day?

Not standard: Using Vicks on acne lesions is not considered standard therapy and not well studied. That being said, there is no significant data to give you a solid answer as to the efficacy of this remedy. ...Read more

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Hello my husband has a white pimple but when we prick it hard. It bleeds. What kind of medicine to use to cure it?

Hello my husband has a white pimple but when we prick it hard. It bleeds. What kind of medicine to use to cure it?

Depends: What part of his body. Likely it is a whitehead somewhat like a pimple. Hot soapy water is good to loosen it up. Benzoyl peroxide or other astringents may help. If there are signs of infection like redness pain swelling or warmth then antibiotics may be necessary. ...Read more

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Cure for pimple?What to do?

Cure for pimple?What to do?

Different options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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How to cure body pimples?

How to cure body pimples?

Benzoyl peroxide was: A benzoyl peroxide wash can be spread for short periods of time over large area to decrease bacteria from sweat or heat on body such as trunk or extremities.Creams are difficult to apply to large areas. ...Read more

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Natural ways to cure pimples?

Natural ways to cure pimples?

Get real Rx: Thanks for writing and please forgive my frankness. Someone may have told you that "natural is better". In the case of acne -- as, sadly, for most illnesses -- this is mostly disinformation. If this has guided your thinking and prevented you from seeking scientific treatment for acne (which is very manageable today) & led to your being scarred, i'm sorry & hope you'll reconsider. ...Read more

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How would you recommend i cure my pimples?

Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more

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How to cure pimples on face?

How to cure pimples on face?

Acne remedies: There are many possible ways to treat acne correctly. It is a step treatment including:1. Skin hygiene 2. Antibacterials 3. Retinols 4. Photodynamic therapy 5. Laser .6. Tretinoins in mix and match combinations, and oral contraceptives. If you have severe acne , please see a competent dermatologist before getting scarred. ...Read more

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Hii doc how to cure pimples?

Hii doc how to cure pimples?

Acne treatment no Rx: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products followed by a noncomedogenic moisturizer such as Cetaphil, Ceravue or similar. A 'clean' diet of whole grains, vegetables and fruits, devoid of fast or prepackaged food, can help your skin and overall health. ...Read more

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What is the best cream to cure pimple?

What is the best cream to cure pimple?

Acne Medications: There are some very good topical medications for acne. There is ziana which offers a free coupon. There is epiduo with a coupon for $35.00. See your dermatologist for a prescription. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what should I do to cure pimple marks and oileness on my face?

I'm curious as to what should I do to cure pimple marks and oileness on my face?

See the right doc: There are many treatments. Your skin needs to be evaluated to determine if you need topical creams, peels, laser treatments, good skin care supplements. Try benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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How to cure pimples?

How to cure pimples?

Manage them: Acne cannot be cured until it self-cures as you get older. There's no predicting when. I was able to stop treating mine when I was 50. Until then, topical benzoyl peroxide and/or topical retinoic acid are your best friends; about half of acne patients will need to add prescription-strength medication from their physicians. Ignore all "pop" advice about treatments and supposed causes. ...Read more

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How to cure pimples?

How to cure pimples?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks and/or it's on your trunk, get with a mainstream scientific physician who can add prescription-strength meds such as topical Clindamycin and/or a retinoic acid derivative, perhaps something stronger. ...Read more

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How to cure pimples?

How to cure pimples?

Keep at bay: While you're a male teen, all we can do is keep them controlled. For the long-term, often a systemic antibiotic is best for most men; your physician can make a recommendation. Over-the-counter drugs fail except for benzoyl peroxide; you may wish to add this. All acne can be controlled nowadays and it's your right. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can pimples be cured?

Acne Therapy: Antibiotics may help some people with acne: oral antibiotics (taken by mouth) such as tetracycline, doxycycline, minocycline, erythromycin, trimethoprim, and amoxicillin topical antibiotics (applied to the skin) such as clindamycin, erythromycin, or dapsone creams or gels applied to the skin may be prescribed: retinoic acid cream or gel (tretinoin, retin-a) prescription formulas of benzoyl pe. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure pimples?

What is a good way to cure pimples?

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

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I have a vagina pimple, how can I cure it?

I have a vagina pimple, how can I cure it?

Sitz baths: could be helpful but a visit to your GYN is probably your best bet. This pimple may be a CYST (Called Bartholin Gland Cyst) and may require simple surgical removal Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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Please what are the drugs that I can to cure pimples?

Please what are the drugs that I can to cure pimples?

Acne: Over the counter meds you can use at night safely are: Benzoyl Peroxide gel 10% and an aveeno brand stringent. If it worsens, you can seek scripts from a term MD thru health tap. ...Read more

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What is the cure for pimples?

Pimples cure?: What is cure for pimples? ANS: I do not know your age or gender so hard to tell. If a teenager the "cure" is wait till your hormones stabilize and they go away. I know they are hard to deal with at a young age. If your local Dr can't help control them then ask to see a Dermatologist who specializes in pimples. They may be able to help some or a lot depending on cause. ...Read more

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How can I cure pimples in my face.?

How can I cure pimples in my face.?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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Can clobact gm cure acne or pimples?

Can clobact gm cure acne or pimples?

NEVER!!!!: First, neomycin is useless. It is a common sensitizer causing numerous allergic reactions. Clobetasol is a super potent steroid associated with risk of cataracts and glaucoma. It also may cause a peculiar rash called PERIORAL DERMATITIS which resembles severe acne. This product should never have been made, must NOT BE USED ON FACE, and is a terrible choice for acne. ...Read more

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How to cure pimples on chest nd back?

How to cure pimples on chest nd back?

Pimples: I assume you are talking about acne pimples there is a wash called brevoxl, that is helpful, otc. ...Read more

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Glutathione capsule may cure a pimples?

Glutathione capsule may cure a pimples?

Bad idea: You're wasting your money. If it's one pimple, put warm compresses on it. If it's acne, start using topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. If this doesn't clear you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for acne or pimple?

What is the best cure for acne or pimple?

See a dermatologist: There are many options for treating acne and you should see a dermatologist to discuss them in detail. Some of your options are cleansers, benzoyl peroxide, antibiotics, retinoid creams, chemical peels, isotretinoin, birth control pills to regulate hormones, led light treatment, and laser treatment. ...Read more