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Does Sweating From Exercise Help With Blackheads
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Hi just wondering if excessive sweating could be maybe pcos thanks and acne I have had for 4 years ?
If you are concerned about PCOS, please consult this site and see if it warrants consulting a gynecologist.
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.
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Please give me as much advice. I'm going on holiday in a hot country which means i'm gonna be sweating. And i heard sweating may cause acne. Help?
How can an athlete such as myself treat and avoid back acne even when they are frequently sweating?
Difficult: Assuming you are showering before and after activities it is a real problem on the back . You can try talc powder on the back to try to absorb the moisture. You could also try prescription drysol but that is a longshot too. Wash with benzoyl peroxide wash. That should help. You may need antibiotics. ...Read more
Is my extreme sweating causing more acne bcoz I sweat a lot all the time?What can help my sweatn to stop?Only sweat from chest up, neck n face.
It may contribute..: Excessive sweating likely results in frequent/excessive wiping which can cause thickening of skin/hair follicles and subsequent development of ance. Otherwise, sweating by itself should not. If excessive, consult doc to make sure no thyroid, hormonal causes. There are some therapies to help reduce sweating. Some meds causes excessive sweating too, so get it checked. Good luck. ...Read more
I have goosebumps like bumps on my chest usually after sweating. I've never had chest acne, it don't look like acne what can it be. It's embarrassing ?
Bumps: sending a picture would help, perform a virtual consult to better help you. ...Read more
24 yr old male suffering from excessive sweating, constant fatigue, 27 kg weight gain in less than 12 months, acne that wont clear up.
Is sweating bad for skin that has mild acne? I feel very anxious which limits the things i want to do. I want to do sports and play in the sun.
I'm 3.5 months post accutane. Will sweating causes my oil glands to reactivate and cause my acne to come back such as washing dishes with hot water?
No: you should be good for a couple of years, maybe a lifetime ...Read more
Can constant sweating from living in a hot and humid climate cause acne to worsen, particularly on the forehead? I'm really depressed because of it.
Serious Rx: The cause isn't the issue. All acne is manageable if you're willing to take scientific treatment. Get yoruself some topical benzoyl peroxide and use it as tolerated; start with 5%. You're a 25 year old man and have a duty to yourself and others to clear something like this up before it 'makes you depressed' and ineffective in the rest of your life. See your physician if this doesn't clear you. ...Read more
I am 34 y/o with a sudden onset of facial, chest and back acne, weight gain, dry skin and excessive sweating... What is causing this?
I have a lot of symptoms that i've told my dr&she blows it off. Symptoms:severe sweating from chest up only.Facial hair, acne, irregular periods, headach?
My symptoms: dry red cheeks resembling moon face, belly fat, excessive sweating, acne.But cortisol and acth blood test came up normal. Is it cushings?
Try this: Spot cortisol and spot acth levels are less helpful in ruling cushing's in or out than a Dexamethasone suppression test or a couple of others. ...Read more
No, but...: I am more concerned about why you are having night sweats in the first place; this is something you will want to talk about with your physician. If the acne is in fact miliaria (a different skin disease that may feature little putules), this is caused by dampness, and acne can get slightly worse on such skin. Today's rx's can handle almost all acne -- again, your physician can help. ...Read more
I'm a 26 year old female and within the last month i've been having unusual amounts of hair loss, body acne and just in the last week, body sweats....?
Check in with yourMD:
Y our symptoms can be from many different conditions.You need a detailed history.Physical examination, and blood test to rule out underlying thyroid and other problems
so make an aoppointment to see your doctor. ...Read more
I just started cabergoline for elevated prolactin, but im on
bc pills, so how will this effect my hormones? I suffer from
anxiety, night sweats, acne.
It won't: Cabergoline will decrease prolactin levels but will not affect you estrogen and Progesterone because of the birth control you take. If you are having sx of night sweats, anxiety or acne there may be some other problem. Often birthcontrol will help adult acne in women depending on the formulation. ...Read more
Im on bc pills, ( 6 months) 0.35 mcg of estrogen in pills, so
why am i still having night sweats, acne and insomnia?
All blood work and thyroid normal
BCPs: Most bcps help acne by increasing a protein that binds to testosterone and in effect hides it from the body. You may need a less androgenic Progesterone bcp to better control this. The night sweats should not occur if caused by perimenopause because the estrogen in bcps replaces the deficiency associated with this. If night sweats only occur during your menses week, then only take active pills. ...Read more
My menses cycle only 3day. I have nite sweats, hirsutism, hair loss, back pain, acne vulgaris with rhynophyma, greasy skin. Is it due to high androgen?
You created a small bruise by squeezing the “black head”. That small bruise will go away in a few days like other bruises .
Wash your face w a: Gentle cleanser 2x/ day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (to include black heads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands).Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Can use otc products (containing salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist & discuss possible use of a comedone extractor. ...Read more
Tea tree oil kills the propionibacterium acnes, or p. Acnes, bacteria that can cause blemishes. Acne is the result of hair follicles on the skin clogged by overproduction of oil or dead skin cells. Tea tree oil unclogs the follicles and sloughs off dead skin cells.
Conventional therapy includes prescription epiduo or ziana. ...Read more
Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more
Comedone extractor : Or pore strip. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strip, etc. ...Read more
Dermatologist eval: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more
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