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Does Being Around People Who Have Acne Increase My Chance Of Getting Blackheads Or Other Acne Issues
Does being around people who have acne increase my chance of getting blackheads or other acne issues?
I'm pregnant and faced with an onslaught of cystic acne. By the end of pregnancy my face will be destroyed. Is there really nothing I can do now?!?
Treatable.: Hello, you can fix cystic acne while pregnant. It requires a highly strategic topical approach and a good patient practitioner relationship. The idea that "cystic" acne can only be treated internally is a misconception. This video shows what is possible using an advanced topical approach: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru99pt5uQkc Bottom line, there is hope for you! -Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have some facial scars in my face because of acne problems. They are very visible. I'm wondering if a cream with kelocote would help to recover. tks?
I have horrible acne scars all over my face and a lack of self confidence because of that. Benzoyl peroxide made it worse. What are my other options?
I'm a 31, never had acne issues before, have always used the same recreational substances since the age of 14 - but I'm now developing cystic acne that is persistent despite good hygiene habits. Do you know what causes this and how to treat it?
New acne: No I do not. Discuss with your Dr. Many causes. ...Read more
Will panafcorte affect make sperm? Or our chances of getting pregnant? I'm a male and have been prescribed this but are trying to have baby with wife
Perhaps: Majority of cancers are sporadic ( caused by environmental exposures and some other factors) in nature and not hereditary. However, if there are a lot of people in your family did have cancer- that would raise a suspicion of hereditary cancer syndrome may be present in the family. You should see a genetician/genetic counsellor to evaluate your cancer risk and further testing that you may need. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Male 21. I have moderate forehead acne, mild annoying face acne. Is there even any chance I will outgrow it with age? Parents are both quite clear.
Acne: Acne can come from many different causes. Believe it or not, it can come from the foods that you eat and from hormonal variations, excessive sweating in that area. It can be associated with other medical conditions such as being overweight, etc. It's not really an inherited condition, if you will.Your parents' good skin really has no bearing on yours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the chances a male 21 mild-moderate acne with very little family history of acne will grow out of it? Skin and body to sensitive to medicate.
Good chance: If you wish to have better skin, a dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can try benzoyl peroxide gel. Careful: it is irritating near eyelids or vermillion lips. Also it will bleach color out of fabrics. Forget about "home remedies". We know a great deal about control of acne. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a balanced translocation of chromosomes 11 and 15.
What are the chances that my mother/father/ or any of my 5 siblings have it?
Probably unlikely: In theory, you can come by this 3 ways.A new balanced event in your mothers egg during formation, at conception with dads balanced pattern or at conception with mom's. If you have 5 sibs & mom had no miscarriages the chances are yours was a new event. Studies can be done on the parents to see if either has it.If one does then studying your sibs would be reasonable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm developing a hatred for other people because of my job. How can I stop this from getting worse?
Do you feel hatred: Toward people at your job? Are you mistreated? Overworked? Feel unappreciated? Under paid? Does negativity from your job spill into other relationships? I don't think i understand enough about your situation to provide much in the way of advice. Have you considered seeing a therapist to work this through? Tale care. ...Read more
My face is becoming darker from past.How can I cure it also pimples are not fully finished although i'm using clindamycin.
Post inflammatory: Acne or any rash can cause pigmentation in the skin. The darker your skin normally is, the darker the discoloration occurs after having acne or rashes. The skin pigmentation will often subside after several months once the original problem stops. If Clindamycin is not controlling your acne, ask for something else. The acne must be treated before the pigmentation will go away. Hydroquinone help. ...Read more
It depends: Serious acne in a woman suggests excess androgens especially if the monthly cycle isn't as it is for most women. Any general physician knows how to do this workup. A man between age 12 and age 96 or so is probably maxed out on testosterone, and whether or not he has acne says nothing about his hornomal milieu -- ask about sexual functioning instead. ...Read more
My large pores are very disturbing. I am 23, have combo skin with a minor condition of acne & blackheads. Anything i can do to reduce the pore size?
I'm a 19 year old guy with very hairy arms, none of the guys of my age have such hairy arms ! so Can you develop all your arm hair in your late teens?
Hairy Arms: Development of arm (androgen) hair in late adolescents is a sign of secondary sexual character and is due to increased levels of male sex hormone or androgen. Such a character may be familial. Before u get used to the hair on your arms, u may consider wearing longer sleeves! No need to be ashamed of your natural body, as many men are naturally hairy than others. There r treatment options to remove ...Read more
My acne has almost gone, but still there are some scares,what medicine or a cream can i use to get rid of the obvious red scares !?
I have an embarrassing problem of adult acne and scarring - not on my face- but on my body. How do I get rid of these body breakouts and scars?
Dermatologist: It not feasible to render an opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have self harm scaring on 80% of my arms and even scars on scars. They are a constant reminder if the past. Is there any way of getting rid of them?
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with time. See a dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have severe acne scars all ovrr my face..Some are holes while other are in the form of reddened skin while some are both...Non surgical ways plz?
Derm Eval.: 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 (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scientific rx: This is too severe to use just benzoyl peroxide though it is likely to help. Physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative (choice 4 blackheads), topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck. ...Read more
Serious Rx: If there are a lot of blackheads, you'll do best to start with a topical retinoic acid preparation plus whatever prescription strength rx your physician thinks is appropriate. Forget 'pop' / 'home' remedies and be ready to manage this chronic illness long-term with medication until it self-cures as you age. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: If it is primarily blackheads, consider a trial of a topical retinoic acid derivative as your mainstay of treatment. ...Read more
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
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
My face get very oily usually within 3hours after a face wash.I face blackhead and acne regularly.What should takecare of to improve it?Thanks.
Stop using the face : Stop using the face wash as it is making your ondition worse use benzul peroxide washes and if does not get better see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Limited disease: When confined to the face and with many blackheads, a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative from your physician will usually do the trick. If not, there's stronger stuff. Good luck. ...Read more
Takes time: Use an otc salyclic acid topical product , either as a cleanser or as a topical gel. ...Read more
Get comedone extract: Blackheads are clogged pores. You could buy a comodone extractor at the pharmacy and gently use the small side to express the blackheads. Squeezing with your nails can cause scarring. You must be gentle with the commedone extractor. In order to stop getting blackheads try using products that are oil-free, non comudogenic (don't cause acne). ...Read more
What's a good product for blackheads and acne? Something i can get at a target or walgreen's. My forehead and chin are the problem areas. Help!
Retinoic acid: If you have a lot of comedones, start off with a topical retinoic acid derivative. If this doesn't have you clear in two weeks, get with your personal physicain who can add something. ...Read more
Not curable: You need to manage your acne like an adult. If you have disease on your trunk, or a topical retinoic acid derivative (good if you have blackheads) or topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who will add prescription-strength Rx. No lifestyle, diet, or hygiene change will clear you, nor will any "pop" Rx online. ...Read more
Forget "easy": Acne is a serious chronic disease that's a major personal and professional liability. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, you owe it to yourself to get with your physician for prescription-strength added treatment. A dermatology consult may be in order. Best wishes. ...Read more
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