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Can drinking vitamin water get rid of acne if it contains vitamin b5?

Can drinking vitamin water get rid of acne if it contains vitamin b5?

Unlikely: There are more effective, medically sound acne treatments. See your primary doctor or dermatologist for individualized treatment. ...Read more

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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Approximately how much water should I drink a day to get rid of acne?

Approximately how much water should I drink a day to get rid of acne?

Don't bother: It won't work. If somebody or some superstition is denying you access to scientific treatment for acne, then you have my sympathy. Any licensed physician knows how to make it vanish. ...Read more

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To get rid of acne redness, do I use ice wrapped in paper towel or paper towel dipped in warm water?

To get rid of acne redness, do I use ice wrapped in paper towel or paper towel dipped in warm water?

Ice: Hi. Ice is usually used for swelling, which usually involves redness. Warmth will dilate the blood vessels and cause more redness. However, if your acne is severe, see your regular doctor for more effective treatment. ...Read more

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I am a teenager with mild acne, will a baking soda and water mask get rid of my acne?

I am a teenager with mild acne, will a baking soda and water mask get rid of my acne?

No: This will make a mess and disappoint you. Use a real medication. If your acne is mild, topical benzoyl peroxide for two weeks will probably cure you. If not, get with your personal physician -- if you're big enough to contact healthtap, you can make your own doctor's apponitment. ...Read more

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Used to have acne, still abit now but mainly clogged pores no products get rid of it. If I start drinking water n cutting out coffee etc will it help?

Used to have acne, still abit now but mainly clogged pores no products get rid of it. If I start drinking water n cutting out coffee etc will it help?

Not likely: It may be good for your health to drink enough water so that your urine is watery dilute, but is not likely to affect the skin, nor is cutting coffee likely to change the appearance of skin. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water should I drink to get rid of pimples?

Approximately how much water should I drink to get rid of pimples?

Unsure: Since acne is caused by bacteria, drinking plenty of water should have little effect. More importantly would be excellent skin care, cleansing, targeting the bacteria with quality products, regular exfoliation, and the like. ...Read more

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Does a mixture of epsom salt, iodine, and boiling water actually help get rid of blackheads?

Does a mixture of epsom salt, iodine, and boiling water actually help get rid of blackheads?

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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How can I get rid of acne fast!?

How can I get rid of acne fast!?

Scientific Rx: Usually the best way to start is topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, and if you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. If you're in a huge hurry (say, if prom is coming up), resolve you'll manage your acne long-term and get with your personal physician. Ignore all "pop" advice and remedies. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne at home?

How can I get rid of acne at home?

Get a real Rx: You deserve treatment. This is the 21st century and you've earned effective rx. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, I add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne quickly?

How can I get rid of acne quickly?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength treatment. Acne is a serious personal and professional liability and is unrelated to lifestyle. You deserve to be cleared. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What food may get rid of acne quickly?

What food may get rid of acne quickly?

No food does that: There is no food that has been shown to get rid of acne. Whoever discovers such a food will be famous all over the world! On the other hand, it's good to avoid sugars, refined starches, and animal fats... Just to keep a healthier body. ...Read more

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How can I successfully get rid of acne?

How can I successfully get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: Benzoyl peroxide is your best over-the-counter remedy. If not clear in two weeks, your physician can write for topical clindamycin, a topical retinoic acid derivative, or some systemic medication as appropriate. All acne can be managed successfully nowadays. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Please tell me how to naturally get rid of acne?

Acne: Go to the following web page to treat acne naturally: http://healing. About. Com/cs/skincare/a/uc_acneguide. Htm
if this does not work, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of acne on the back?

What's the best way to get rid of acne on the back?

It is difficult: Back acne is tough to treat. The skin is thicker, and it is hard for you reach your own back to apply medication. Depending on the severity, you may need topicals, lasers, antibiotics, hormones, etc. Find somebody with experience for this difficult problem. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do if I need lots of ways to get rid of acne fast?

What to do if I need lots of ways to get rid of acne fast?

Forgive my frankness: You need one way to get rid of acne effectively. Your resource is your primary care physician. If two weeks of topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared your acne, phone and make an appointment. Acne is a serious, non-lifestyle-related, chronic disease for which you deserve effective treatment -- it's available. "pop" remedies (lemons, honey, beer) are adjuncts only. Do what you need to. ...Read more

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Please describe a good way to get rid of acne in 1-2 weeks?

Please describe a good way to get rid of acne in 1-2 weeks?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, 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

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Are there foods you should avoid so that you can get rid of acne?

Are there foods you should avoid so that you can get rid of acne?

No: Diet has little or no impact on acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will. You owe it to yourself to do this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I want to get rid of acne. Any products or homemade suggestions would be perfect. Thanks?

I want to get rid of acne. Any products or homemade suggestions would be perfect. Thanks?

Depends Upon Grade: There are many treatment strategies for acne depending upon the region, extent, and lesion type (comedone, papule, pustule, cyst). For limited facial acne that is not inflammatory, over-the-counter salicylic pads (stridex) will be useful.

For inflammatory acne involving the face, chest, and back, schedule an appointment with a dermatologist for systemic medications including an antibiotic. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne fast?

How do I get rid of acne fast?

Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide does not work, get with your physician. It is likely you'll get topical clindamycin, perhaps also with a topical retinoic acid derivative. If after another few weeks you are not clear, or have trunk acne now, a good next step for a man is tetracycline 500 2x/day. If not sufficient or cystic acne present, it's accutane. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of acne pink?

How do you get rid of acne pink?

Acne treatment: I don't know what you mean by "acne pink, " but acne is usually treated with retinoid creams, antibiotics, benzoyl peroxide, led light treatment, chemical peels, birth control pills (for women), and accutane. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne quickly?

How do I get rid of acne quickly?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne?

What can I do to get rid of acne?

Many options: Acne is not a disease but a response to hormaones of the pilosebaceous apparatus. It has many expressions from the mildest comedones to the most severe cystic acne. Treatment depends on the age of the patient and the severity of the acne. Some mild acne needs only topical agents and the more severe acne may require signifigant oral medications, hormonal therapy or lasers. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne? Best way

How do I get rid of acne? Best way

Different 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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How do you get rid of acne forever?

How do you get rid of acne forever?

Forever is a long: Forever is a long time - so there is no getting rid of anything that is possible forever. Reducing the burden of acne can involve antibiotic creams, antibiotics (oral), retin a (tretinoin) creams and systemic rentin a are the usual regimens. Avoiding foods that trigger acne (if there are any for you) helps. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne naturally?

How can I get rid of acne naturally?

Forget "natural": Forgive me... All acne's manageable, but despite testimonials about a disease that comes and goes, "natural" remedies don't work, and some are ludicrous (sleeping with your face soaked in honey...) your personal physician can clear you up using scientific medicine. This is the 21st century and it's your right -- your taxes fund the research that's made us the healthiest people who've ever lived. ...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