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Just wondering why do teens tend to get such oily skin?

Just wondering why do teens tend to get such oily skin?

Increased hormones: Puberty is associated with increased androgen production from the adrenal glands and, in males, the testes. These hormones are the major cause of increased sebum production, and therefore of acne. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Girls hate acne pimples zits etc. Any ways to get rid of them?

Girls hate acne pimples zits etc. Any ways to get rid of them?

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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Wjy do preteen girls get such crushes on cute boys?

Wjy do preteen girls get such crushes on cute boys?

Because they can: Why do preteen boys get crushes on cute girls? Why do men and women or sometimes men and men or other times women and women fall in love? That is what we humans do. ...Read more

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Do most teenage girls feel like they want to lose weight?

Do most teenage girls feel like they want to lose weight?

Many do: When you are bombarded with weight loss marketing it's hard not to feel that way. However, first you must be comfortable in your own skin and be happy with what you have been given. It's more important to be healthy than concentrate on pounds lost. If you visit your provider and they are recommending a healthier lifestyle you will naturally lose weight but in a healthy manner. ...Read more

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Do you think losing virginity is linked to acne going away? Do hormones change - i don't have really serious acne but I have pimples 22yrs old female

Do you think losing virginity is linked to acne going away? Do hormones change - i don't have really serious acne but I have pimples 22yrs old female

Acne: No, there is no significant correlation between the two issues. Acne tends to start with the onset of puberty, gets worse for few years and then resolves by late teens to early 20s. ...Read more

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What age does acne usually go? I

What age does acne usually go? I

Can persist: Usually gets better around age 20-21 but can persist longer. Large cysts or multiple lesions should be evaluated and treated by a dermatologist. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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24 years male but look like 27 years.I also 've light pimple marks all over my cheek.I don't get any pimples now.Pls help me get rid of these?

24 years male but look like 27 years.I also 've light pimple marks all over my cheek.I don't get any pimples now.Pls help me get rid of these?

Not easy: You probably referring to the light spots developed after pimples faded. It's not easy to 'restore' the original skin color, i.e., making the light spots not 'light' anymore. Some dermatologists might try a gel called Protopic to restore the skin color, however, it's a off-label use, fda did not not approve it. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne and acne scars, after age 20?

How do I get rid of acne and acne scars, after age 20?

Can be improved: It is not possible to "erase" acne scars. A careful examination is necessary, and a treatment plan can be developed. Some scars may warrant excisional revision, others may be approached with dermabrasion. For active acne, treatment by a dermatologist is suggested--possibly using accutane. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples and acne? Like i want to have those smooth and pimple/acne free face. Thanks!

How do I get rid of pimples and acne? Like i want to have those smooth and pimple/acne free face. Thanks!

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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Does fair and teen cream really works fr skin of teen havin pimples and spots?

Does fair and teen cream really works fr skin of teen havin pimples and spots?

Acne creams: Never heard of fair and teen cream but look at the active ingredients. Most acne OTC creams have either benzo peroxide or salicylic acid as their active ingredients and if you cream has either, sure it can be effective. If not, I doubt it would be effective. ...Read more

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Hello doctor..as a teen,I have acne problem..i've try all product but it doesn't really work for me...it makes my acne even worse...help me..

Get treated: If benzoyl peroxide, retinoic acid, and salicylic acid have failed, you're not going to be able to manage your acne without your physician's help. Keep using one of these make your appointment. The oral contraceptive pill might clear you in a week. Antibiotics and spironolactone are other possibilities. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do my armpits breakout with painful pimples? They dont pop and they leave scars. I dont think its because of my deodorant or razor I use to shave.

Why do my armpits breakout with painful pimples? They dont pop and they leave scars. I dont think its because of my deodorant or razor I use to shave.

Diabetes: If overweight check for diabetes . If not try to keep arm pits dry by wearing lose clothing at night.During the day try to wear clothes which keep armpits out. If still this persists,see a skin doctor. ...Read more

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Im 21, acne since 14.Sensitive skin acne starts deep below.I've tried much. What can I do instead of accutane? I live healthy. I'd pay anythingtofixit

Im 21, acne since 14.Sensitive skin acne starts deep below.I've tried much. What can I do instead of accutane? I live healthy. I'd pay anythingtofixit

Many Options: Hi, Sorry to hear you are still struggling from what I believe is one of the most resistant and stubborn conditions known to mankind. Eating and living healthy, as shown in your case as well, is not always the quick fix for acne. If you need my help, I'm available for you. This video may give you some hope: :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru99pt5uQkc -Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne like pustules and blackheads on my face?

How do I get rid of acne like pustules and blackheads on my face?

Tough question..: Simple question, but not easy to answer. It is easier to prevent acne than treating severe acne because severe/cystic acnes will cause scars which are permanent. Inflammatory acne are often treated with topical benzoy/antibiotic combo or oral antibiotics. Black-heads acne probably better treated with some retinoid derivatives..It is best to consult doc for individualized treatment... Good luck. ...Read more

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Do genital herpes hurt like pimples and acne can?

Do genital herpes hurt like pimples and acne can?

Worse: Considerably worse. Unlike acne, herpes of the lip and herpes of the genitals produces actual sore ulcers. ...Read more

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Can I get comedonal acne even though I use non-comedogenic products?

Can I get comedonal acne even though I use non-comedogenic products?

Acne from cosmetics: Yes. Many factors contribute to acne: hormones, oil production, pore clogging, bacteria, & inflammation. While avoiding poor-clogging comedogenic products is helpful, "non-comedogenic" simply implies that the product is not likely to cause comedones in most individuals... Meaning that if your skin is not like "most" then it could still breakout from the product or another factor causing acne. ...Read more

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Why am I developing some forehead acne as an adult ? How can I make them fade fast??

Why am I developing some forehead acne as an adult ? How can I make them fade fast??

Adult acne: Adult acne can occur due to certain medications such as hormone replacement therapy/ birth control pills and steroids. Also, hormone fluctuations that occur around the time of menopause can cause outbreaks as well. Forehead acne may be a result of blocked pores from a hair product. Look for hypoallergenic oil free pH balanced facial cleansing products. ...Read more

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I have adult acne and have tried every product imaginable and nothing helps. What will clear adult acne?

I have adult acne and have tried every product imaginable and nothing helps. What will clear adult acne?

Big guns: I was able finally to stop taking medication for acne at age 50. I trust topical benzoyl peroxide monotherapy has failed. You're going to need prescription-strength medication from your physician. If topical retinoic acid, antibiotics, and topical spironolactone do not work, and you're not planning a pregnancy, try Isotretinoin if it's offered to you. ...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


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more