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Does acne go away after it present itself in the age of 20? Or redness of skin?

Does acne go away after it present  itself  in the age of 20?  Or redness of skin?

Usually is outgrown: Acne is related to hormones that start to be made at puberty in boys and girls. The hormones stimulate the oil gland, sebaceous gland, to become large and active, to produce alot of oil and often a bad, thick kind of oil, sebum. The first acne are little clogges pores, whiteheads and black heads, buf often the acne gets bigger and inflammed over time. Many people end acne at age 20 but not all. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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I need help with my acne. I have bumps all over my forehead and they are my skin colour; they just won't go away. i have redness and itchy skin HELP!

I need help with my acne. I have bumps all over my forehead and they are my skin colour; they just won't go away. i have redness and itchy skin HELP!

See Dermatologist: Until then keep face clean and dry, do not squeeze the pimples. Need to be seen. Have you tried any treatments before? If yes , what? Best to be seen and asked a lot of questions before giving a treatment? ...Read more

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My acne is gone my skin is smooth but I have dots that are brown somewhat red spot were the acne was what can it be and how can I make that go away?

My acne is gone my skin is smooth but I have dots that are brown somewhat red spot were the acne was what can it be and how can I make that go away?

Hyper pigmentation : Or it could be acne scars. Depends what you did to make the acne go away. You can possibly try a chemical peel or a skin lightening agent. This needs to be looked at to determine the best treatment. ...Read more

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Upper outer ear (skin, not inside/canal) suddenly red and throbbing. Can this be like acne or a clogged pore? Can I presume it will go away soon?

Upper outer ear (skin, not inside/canal) suddenly red and throbbing.  Can this be like acne or a clogged pore?  Can I presume it will go away soon?

Yes: Can be related to Acne pimple or other possible infection. Using topical acne cream twice a day along with hot compress several times a day may help. If no improvement or worse in the next 2 to 3 days, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you reduce the redness of your skin left after acne?

Redness: Redness due to resolving acne will disappear over time. The key is to medically treat any existing or future breakouts ...Read more

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What do I do to quickly reduse redness from acne but not dry out skin?

What do I do to quickly reduse redness from acne but not dry out skin?

Treating acne: The "redness" is the inflammation part of acne. That means your acne is still active. Most topicals would dry up your akin, so try oral antibiotics. Dermatologists may help you get it. ...Read more

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I have adult acne and a white head popped while was hinging my face how should I treat the area and decrease redness ? Also reduce chance of returning

I have adult acne and a white head popped while was hinging my face how should I treat the area and decrease redness ? Also reduce chance of returning

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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Are there any products (price doesn't matter) that i could use to even skintone redness and acne scarring on cheeks to get even skin. Im on accutane?

Are there any products (price doesn't matter) that i could use to even skintone redness and acne scarring on cheeks to get even skin. Im on accutane?

Not on Accutane : When you finish Accutane try a consult for fractional co2 ablation ( i like mixto the best ) to get rid of scars and give a balance skin tone after one treatment! not one product for your problems are great. Just remember to moisturize during treatment ! ...Read more

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How to control mild oily skin, mile acne & redness of acne?

How to control mild oily skin, mile acne & redness of acne?

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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What are the best products for acne prone dry skin with redness?

What are the best products for acne prone dry skin with redness?

Creams, not gels: The treatment would depend on the severity of the acne. Gels are more drying than creams, and more likely to cause irritation. The otc benzoyl peroxide preps tend to have alcohol, and can irritate. A prescription, water based benzoyl peroxide would be less drying. Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) lotion, or Azelex cream can calm the pimples, with minimal drying. An oral antibiotic may also be necessary. ...Read more

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Hi, I am 17 years old and I have problems with acne and oil skin, I have tried diferent medications both natural and chemical, but result was redness?

Hi, I am 17 years old and I have problems with acne and oil skin, I have tried diferent medications both natural and chemical, but 
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See below: There are many good treatments for acne. Some require prescription medication. For a good summary of various treatments to to > http://bit.ly/Za0vuz ...Read more

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How to reduce redness of skin from acne ? I don't get much pimples, but just some enlarged pores, and red flushing predominantly on the cheeks.

Flushing: Flushing is usually associated with rosacea. Though there's no way to eliminate rosacea, effective treatment can relieve signs and symptoms. Most often this requires a combination of prescription treatments and certain lifestyle changes on your part. Topical medications include finacea, metro gel, sodium sulfacetamide , others and oral medication like oracea. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of skin redness caused by acne scars?

What is the best way to get rid of skin redness caused by acne scars?

Depends on scar: Redness tends to resolve over several months. If it is related to raised scarring therapy with intralesional steroids or pulsed dye laser. Depressed or atrophic scars may require fillers, saline injections or laser resurfacing. ...Read more

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I have mild acne, redness, a superficial scar and a prominent smile line I wanna try fractional laser but im worried. Does it damage the skin ?

I have mild acne, redness, a superficial scar and a prominent smile line I wanna try fractional laser but im worried. Does it damage the skin ?

First things first: Before you consider doing any of this, get your acne under control with topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid. If needed, your physician can add something else. Then, ask your twelve closest friends (some of each sex) whether you should have the scar / "smile lines" lasered. Most will probably say, "Huh?" For a 21 year old man, looking good is about physical fitness, not face touch-ups. ...Read more

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I have dry and red skin from irritation I wanted to know what I could do to get rid of the redness but something that wont cause acne?

Details needed: Many products are labeled "non comedogenic" to indicate that at least they considered a possible relationship to acne. A dermatologist can evaluate and help you.Wash with Dove skin cleanser, then apply a liberal amount of a ceramide cream. Eucerin Eczema, Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema, CeraVe, and generics are easy to find. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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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