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Does retinol a work well on acne scars?

Does retinol a work well on acne scars?

No: It is a mild way of inproving fine lines but it can also thin the skin and make you at higher risk for sun burn or sun damage. When used alot after age 45 it can cause thinning of the skin. Retin a (tretinoin) is very helpful for active acneic breakouts when applied at bedtime using a thin layer. ...Read more

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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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How long does it take for benzoyl peroxide to work on acne?

How long does it take for benzoyl peroxide to work on acne?

Give it 2 weeks: If you're not clear by then, it won't clear you. Get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength rx. Stay on top of it and you can manage your acne. ...Read more

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How does differin (adapalene) work on existing blackheads?

How does differin (adapalene) work on existing blackheads?

Mild peeling: Differin (adapalene) causes very mild peeling of the top layer of skin, opening the top layers around the plugged pores and allowing them to unclog. It works best when accompanied by good skin care--careful and regular washing, not scrubbing. ...Read more

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Does Mederma work well on acne scars and age spots?

Does Mederma work well on acne scars and age spots?

Mederma won't work: Mederma can be helpful for surgical or traumatic wounds during the healing period. Once scars have matured it is unlikely that mederma will result in any improvement. ...Read more

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Will preparation h really work on pimples?

Will preparation h really work on pimples?

Maybe: The astringents in prep h that shrink hemorrhoids may also shrink the inflammation of a pimple, but there are far more appropriate medications available otc that will probably work far better than prep h. If you don't want to see a doctor, your pharmacist is a good resource for options here. ...Read more

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Does pink grapefruit acne wash work?

Does pink grapefruit acne wash work?

It may...: The idea of using grapefruit or vitamin c seems rather interesting to me as a compounding skincare specialist. Make sure they use natural grapefruit extract, organic if available, but not some artificial chemical that makes it smell like grapefruit! for acne, you need to find a wash that works well for you. I recommend using the skin clear wash from cosmo grade. ...Read more

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Clindoxyl gel - does it work better on unpopped pimples?

Clindoxyl gel - does it work better on unpopped pimples?

This is a topical: that combines the antibiotic clindamycin and topical benzoyl peroxide. When used daily it can reduce the production of acne, and clear some acne. It is not used to spot treat or on open wounds. I like to add a retinoid to your regimen so see your derm ...Read more

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Does tetracycline work well with acne on the face?

Does tetracycline work well with acne on the face?

Acne: Tetracycline is fairly effective in acne. However, the drug is in short supply so alternatives such as Doxycycline are usually substituted. ...Read more

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Does azithromycin works on acne vulgaris ?

Often helps: It's a poor choice for long-term treatment; the tetracyclines offer real advantages. Never use an antibiotic as sole treatment for acne. ...Read more

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Does tree tea oil really work for acne ?

Does tree tea oil really work for acne ?

Not really: If it has any effect, it is mild. So maybe it will work if your acne is really mild and something weak is all you need. ...Read more

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On oral clindamycin for sinuses, but breaking out in pimples/whiteheads on face. No acne before, just oily skin- does this med affect oil production?

On oral clindamycin for sinuses, but breaking out in pimples/whiteheads on face. No acne before, just oily skin- does this med affect oil production?

Find a better DR: Unless you have high fever with severe sinus pain, you should probably not be on any antibiotic. Chronic or acute sinus congestion is seldom a valid reason for antibiotic. NO, clindamycin does not cause acne. In fact it is used as therapy for acne. But it may cause C. Diff. colitis which is often lethal. For an adult woman with acne the best treatment is oral spironolactone. ...Read more

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Does asepxia soap work for acne scars on my face?

Does asepxia soap work for acne scars on my face?

Acne but not scars: Asepxia soaps state on the label “remover of oil and impurities”. It has both exfolliant and astringent qualities. Although this may help with acne, no soap will remove acne scars. ...Read more

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Neutrogena grapefruit acne face wash, does this work well?

Neutrogena grapefruit acne face wash, does this work well?

Acne face wash: This is a commercial product not a prescribed treatment for a doctor to endorse. It is over the counter and you will need to use your own judgement and experience. ...Read more

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Does oxytetracycline actually help for acne? And does it remove acne marks

Does oxytetracycline actually help for acne? And does it remove acne marks

Not for scars: Tetracycline can control the development of acne and help in healing the ones there, but it does not do any thing for the scars/marks of acne. ...Read more

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Peroxide for acne doesn't work on my pimples please help I have tries antibiotics?

Peroxide for acne doesn't work on my pimples please help I have tries antibiotics?

Acne: Acne can be frustrating to treat. First, not sure what antibiotics you've tried. There are different ones and if one fails to work, then another one can be tried. There are some topical preparations that may help control acne such as benzoyl peroxide + topical antibiotic, or benzoyl peroxide + Adapalene or benzoyl + Retin-A or Retin-A alone. Sulfacetamide/sulphur topical is tried in some patients. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline work on boils?

Does doxycycline work on boils?

No: Boils can't usually be treated with antibiotics. Once pus has accumulated, the boil needs to be opened and drained. ...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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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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