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Does dieting get rid of acne?

Does dieting get rid of acne?

Yeah, but: certainly changes in hormone levels change acne. The amount of weight loss needed to drastically lower hormones (and stop menstrual cycling for example) would be an unsafe amount of weight loss. acne at age 51 is a bit unusual and checking hormonal levels would often be advised. ...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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Does exfoliating really help get rid of acne?

Does exfoliating really help get rid of acne?

Exfoliating: Yes. Exfoliating prevents clogged pores and can prevent more acne in the future. It can be combined with other acne treatments if need.Ed. ...Read more

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Is papaya soap can get rid of blemishes?

Is papaya soap can get rid of blemishes?

Get a real Rx: If you intend to treat acne, your first line of attack is something evidence based rather than a glitzy advertising-based "fruit-based" soap. Two weeks of intensive benzoyl peroxide rx. If this fails, please get with your physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What face wash to get rid of acne?

What face wash to get rid of acne?

None are great: The best you can do with over the counter products is a cleanser with 3% salicylic acid or 10% benzoyl peroxide. Of find both and alternate days. Acne is difficult to treat...Get help from a doc with experience and be patient. You may need a lot more than cleansers to fix acne. Combination treatments including bcp, antibiotics, diet, etc may all be required. Severe cases need more. Be patient! ...Read more

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Will toothpaste get rid of acne? How?

Will toothpaste get rid of acne? How?

Not good idea: Using any toothpaste for your acne can cause more redness and irritation. Please don't ever do this to your face, save the toothpaste for your teeth only. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne with oily skin? Acne soap?

How to get rid of acne with oily skin? Acne soap?

Soaps do not help: Acne is a disease of the oil-producing glands of the face, but removing the oils does not cure acne. Regular washing with a benzoyl peroxide-containing cleanser will help dry your face, but will not cure the underlying problem. You need to consult with a dermatologist who can prescribe a program which should help your acne. ...Read more

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Can toothpaste get rid of pimples?

Can toothpaste get rid of pimples?

Yes, drys it out ;..: Toothpaste and most other neutral ph. "clean" drying agents can "treat" the symptoms of acne pimples just like many otc acne treatments. Also, it is possible that the antibacterial agent triclosan found only in colgate total may have an additional minor therapeutic value as well. ...Read more

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How well does retin-a get rid of body acne?

How well does retin-a get rid of body acne?

Not by itself : Body acne occurs most commonly on the upper back, arms and chest over large surface areas. It is not practical to cover all the area with retin a. Deep cleaning with microdermabrasion and topical salicylic acid works well. Oral antibiotics may be needed for deeper cystic acne on the body. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne pustules?

How can I get rid of acne pustules?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength medicine. ...Read more

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Will bleach get rid of folliculitis?

Will bleach get rid of folliculitis?

Bleach effect: Folliculitis is usually caused by a staph infection. By adding 2-3 tablespoons of bleach to a tub of warm soapy water you can cut down on the recurrence of folliculitis. The bleach has a bactericidal effect. ...Read more

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How to get rid of mild acne?

How to get rid of mild acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated is usually sufficient for the mild stuff. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your physician. If you prefer a retinoic acid derivative or a salicylic acid wash, you can try as well. ...Read more

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Does hydrogen peroxide get rid of blackheads?

Does hydrogen peroxide get rid of blackheads?

No, it doesn't.: 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 more

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Can baby shampoo get rid of acne?

Can baby shampoo get rid of acne?

No: Acne cannot be cured it can only be treated with the proper regimen of topical creams and possibly oral antibiotics, birth control pill, spironolactone or even Accutane if it is very severe. Please see your dermatologist and good luck. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of Comedo acne?

How do you get rid of Comedo acne?

See below: Please consult this site for home remedies. You may need to try more than treatment to see what works for you. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne blemish?

Combination: A trial of hydroquinone cream with or without retinoids and steroid may help. Sunblock is a must. ...Read more

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Does Dermovate cream get rid of acne scars?

Does Dermovate cream get rid of acne scars?

No: Honestly, deep acne scars are difficult to treat with our current methods. At best, even with a good laser resurfacing treatment or a chemical peel, 50% improvement would be considered a "good result". But dermovate isn't one of the methods that work. ...Read more

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Does aquaphor get rid of old scars?

Does aquaphor get rid of old scars?

No: Time fades scars but they are always permanent. Aquaphor moisturizes skin but has no effect on established scars. ...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