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How does heat help pimples?

How does heat help pimples?

Chemotaxis: It tends to bring in more white blood cells to fight the bacteria. You'd do much better to use topical benzoyl peroxide to prevent / treat acne lesions, and if this is not sufficient, to get with your physician. ...Read more

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 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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What does oxy acne lotion help on?

What does oxy acne lotion help on?

Acne: And sometimes other things. This is benzoyl peroxide at a reasonable price. There are many products with this content. "pro-activ" is a heavily promoted one with a high price tag. ...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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Does applying heat to sebaceous cysts really work?

Does applying heat to sebaceous cysts really work?

Somewhat: It might bring you relief if your having pain, you need to go see a hand surgeon or facial plastic surgeon if it is on face or hand. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does the sun help acne?

Acne Sun: Moderate exposure to the sun can, in many instances, help acne. That doesn't mean that you should out there and bake in it! ...Read more

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Does epiduo help melasma?

Does epiduo help melasma?

Not really: Epiduo is a combination of benzoyl peroxide and adapalene. While it is an excellent choice for acne, and the Adapalene may slightly help to lighten discolored skin, it is not a treatment for melasma. Melasma is a patchy discoloration in the skin that results from hormonal fluctuations and sun exposure. It is best treated with fading creams, chemical peels, sunscreen, and sun avoidance. ...Read more

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Does tretinon help with pores ?

Does tretinon help with pores ?

Yes: Topical tretinoin is a prescription acne medication that helps by opening up clogged pores (black comedones). ...Read more

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Does tea tree oil do anything help acne (sensitive skin)?

Does tea tree oil do anything help acne (sensitive skin)?

Not likely: I wouldn't expect it to much of anything. I see many people develop allergy to tea tree oil as well, and I do not recommend its usage because of this. ...Read more

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Does clindamycin gel help with acne scars and pores ?

Does clindamycin gel help with acne scars and pores ?

Clindamycin: It is unlikely that this will change either the scarring or the enlarged pores. See a dermatologist and they can advise you about methods by which this can be improved. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scalp folliculitis? Does salicyclic acid containing shampoo help?

How can I get rid of scalp folliculitis?  Does salicyclic acid containing shampoo help?

Scale Folliculitis: For mild folliculitis, you can try an antibiotic ointment or cream such as bacitracin, Polymyxin B (polysporin), clindamycin, erythromycin, or Mupirocin (bactroban). You may also use an antiseptic cleanser, such as povidone-iodine (for example, betadine) or chlorhexidine. For severe cases, oral antibiotics will be needed. ...Read more

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How to reduce pimples fast and why does my skin get oily?

How to reduce pimples fast and why does my skin get oily?

Hormones, genetics: Oily skin is primarily due to the activity of sebaceous glands in the skin. Women with oily skin can benefit from oral contraceptives, and patients of both sexes may have success using topical cleansers. For pimples, benzoyl peroxide, topical retinoids, and occasionally antibiotics can help as well. ...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