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Getting pimples. I think it's because of my food habits I'm also obese. Any suggestions will be helpful?

Getting pimples. I think it's because of my food habits I'm also obese. Any suggestions will be helpful?

PCOS? If female: If you're female, check for polycystic ovary syndrome. Women with this endocrine disorder are obese, have acne, irregular cycles and are hirsute (hairy). See your doctor for a proper evaluation and treatment. If you're male see your doctor for treatment advice for acne and obesity. See http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/polycystic-ovary-syndrome/ds00423. ...Read more

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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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Is lemon juice is beneficial for pimple marks???? and if is it so... then how much time it will take to give it's effect

Is lemon juice is beneficial for pimple marks???? and if is it so... then how much time it will take to give it's effect

Lemon Folk Remedy: It seems as though what you are describing is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, or the dark areas of skin after a pimple or skin injury has healed. Lemon juice may take a few weeks, but it can be irritating to the skin. It is acidic, has vitamin c, and some antibiotic properties. Azelaic acid is used to treat acne. Many products out there: http://www. Mdpi. Com/1422-0067/10/12/5326/htm ...Read more

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Is toothpaste really helpful in eliminating the whitehead?

Is toothpaste really helpful in eliminating the whitehead?

No: Toothpaste should only be used in the mouth and not on your face. The toothpaste can irritate and cause skin problems. ...Read more

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What are drug free alternatives for reducing my acne problems? For my age having oily and pimple prone skin..

What are drug free alternatives for reducing my acne problems? For my age having oily and pimple prone skin..

Forgive my frankness: You're asking for "drug-free alternatives", yet you are taking Isotretinoin and you have already got acne scars. You need to decide what you want. No "natural" / "pop" / "magic" remedy is going to match scientific medicine's effectiveness in managing a very serious personal and professional liability. Stay the course with your present regimen, or you'll regret it for the rest of your life. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, I am taking "becelac fortz" from dr. Reddy's regularly. This has helped me in reducing my pimples. Having 1 cap/day is recommended?

Acne cure: If becelac forte works for you continue to use it. It a multiviantamin tablet with lactobacillus organism. All are harmless substances. ...Read more

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Hi, I m 22 years old boy, hving acne nd pimples on my face frm last 4 yrs. I tried using benzyl prxide, it helped reducing in starting bt hv no effct now?

Hi, I m 22 years old boy, hving acne nd pimples on my face frm last 4 yrs. I tried using benzyl prxide, it helped reducing in starting bt hv no effct now?

A few 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 pimple can vanish?

How pimple can vanish?

PIMPLES TO VANISH: If these are acne pimples, you should top eating nuts and peanut butter. Stop chocolate; cut down on dairy products. Wash with neutrogena acne wash or stridex pads, and apply a bpo (benzoyl peroxide) cream or lotion -- something like clearasil -- on the affected areas at night. If it persists, see a dermatologist who may prescribe an oral antibiotic for you. ...Read more

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What to do about pimple?

What to do about pimple?

Acne Tx: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. 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). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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I had so much off pimple?

I had so much off pimple?

Incomplete question: When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review. Your submission makes no sense. You must also submit a concise question that reflects the info submitted. This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete, We do not have access to any previous question or data you upload in files ...Read more

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How to clear pimple marks?

How to clear pimple marks?

Nature: You might want to check out a product called arnica Montana usually in whole food stores, that promotes healing specially skin. ...Read more

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How to fade popped pimple?

How to fade popped pimple?

Leave them Alone: I am sure it does not surprise you that physicians are very upset at patients who pop pimples, squeeze lesions or sores and then expect treatment to fix the scarring and damage done to the skin when all humans know that popping zits is a 'no no' from a physician's perspective. Leave the skin alone. Eat a healthy, high protein diet and your skin should recover. ...Read more

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What can I do for my pimple?

What can I do for my pimple?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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How to remove pimple marks?

How to remove pimple marks?

Pimple marks: You need to consult a dermatologist, they can prescribe exfoliating creams. ...Read more

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How to properly treat pimple?

How to properly treat pimple?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. 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). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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Pimple mark how to clear it?

Pimple mark how to clear it?

Photo needed-derm: Not sure what you mean by pimple mark? - I suggest a dermatolgy evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I treat a giant pimple?

How do I treat a giant pimple?

Leave it alone: Is probably the best advice as long as it doesn't become infected or associated with cellulitis. In certain areas of the face, particularly around the eye, you may be advised to seek a doctor's evaluation and treatment for drainage. ...Read more

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Reduce pimple with in two days?

Reduce pimple with in two days?

Salicylic acid 2%: The simplest thing you can do is to keep applying salicylic acid 2% to the lesion. I would recommend at least twice a day and then maybe even three times a day. You may want to add Benzoyl Peroxide Gel at a strength of up to 10% as well although be aware that skin dryness may result in increased flaking. I would also eat a reasonable diet and minimize exposure to skin irritants! Stay safe! ...Read more

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What can I put on a open pimple?

What can I put on a open pimple?

Soap & water best,: Possibly also apply some topical triple antibiotic & cover with a small band-aid daily to reduce bacterial concentration & ease/speed healing. Benzoyl peroxide (& other more expensive antibiotics) can be used to kill local bacteria. Localized salicylic acid (relative of aspirin) can be used as an exfoliant to help open blocked pores for black heads before they become an acneform cyst. ...Read more

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What can be done about a pimple?

What can be done about a pimple?

Gentle healing: 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 can I treat a bad pimple fast?

How can I treat a bad pimple fast?

Hot compresses: Some acne lesions are large, ugly, and may be painful. You can try to treat it at home by yourself, with hot towel compresses and by rubbing a Benzoyl Peroxide Gel into the spot several times a day. You can buy this without a prescription. If it is not better, and you have a special event to go to, you must visit a dermatologist who can give you an injection of kenalog (triamcinolone) right into the bump. ...Read more

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How should I treat a popped pimple?

How should I treat a popped pimple?

TLC: Popping a pimple damages the surrounding skin. Apply warm compresses to get all the pus out, don't scrub it, don't pick at it, let it be. Do apply an anti-bacterial ointment or cream. Avoid direct sunlight or you will pigment the area. ...Read more

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When is it okay to pop your pimple?

When is it okay to pop your pimple?

Don't pop pimples: Popping or squeezing pimples can cause more inflammation & possibly lead to scarring. Even more true when a person is taking accutane. Accutane restructures your skin making it more fragile & more prone to scarring for 1-2 years after you finished your course of accutane. If you are getting many painful pimples while on accutane, let your dermatologist know. There are treatments that can help. ...Read more

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How can I make a pimple swell down?

How can I make a pimple swell down?

Acne: Sebum and skin debris clog pores and the blockage results in inflammation. Gently cleaning the surface of the skin and applying acne medications such as benzoyl peroxide or prescription clindamycin help reduce the bacteria and clean up to the top layer of the skin allowing the pimples/comedones to clear over time. ...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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Does baby powder help reduce pimple?

Does baby powder help reduce pimple?

No: Acne products such as benzoyl peroxide which is available over the counter does work. You can also see a dermatologist who can advise you on other options. ...Read more

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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 I can trete against pimple marks?

How I can trete against pimple marks?

Cratered acne: Ice-pick scars from acne require deep skin treatment as provided by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Laser treatment may help. There are no topical creams or ablatives that will help. Best treatment is prevention with assiduous use of topical or internal medications provided by your doctor. ...Read more