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Does The Person Performing A Facial Lance The Closed Comedones To Get Them Out
Depends on State: State laws vary regarding what is allowable. It is best to check with the cosmetology board in your state for an accurate and specific answer. ...Read more
Since i hit my 30s, my face has non-inflamed closed comedones. My cheeks used to feel smooth, but now they're bumpy to the touch. How do I fix this?
How do you get rid of comedone acne? This little flesh coloured bumps on surface of face only visible in certain lighting.
A tool: It is called a comedone extractor, believe it or not. Find one on the 'net. ...Read more
I have closed comedones and pimples all over my face. im a 24female. could it be hormonal? but i heard hormonal acne only appear at mouth,chin,jawline
Treat it: All acne is actually hormonal. That stuff about the jawline is dubious at best. Why not get yourself a tube of retinoic acid and apply it to your face as tolerated? This would be my choice if it's a lot of comedones. Searching for a cause of acne is almost never productive. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add antibiotic / spironolactone. ...Read more
Sensitive subject: You can try doing it yourself with a mirror. A family member or close friend could also help. Another option is for your doctor to arrange a home visiting nurse. It is important to do the dressing changes properly, so the wound will heal correctly. ...Read more
Good skin care: routine is very important to have clear glowing skin. Use a salicylate based face wash twice a day, exfoliate regularly and use a sunblock. Drink plenty of water and eat healthy. You can also use retinoid cream for comedones once or twice a day on affected areas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minor surgery: Usually a topical anesthetic followup by a local. Then the area is opened and the fluid within it is drained to remove some of the bacteria and decrease the inflammation. The area is dressed and usually compresses are used at home to continue the drainage. Sometimes an oral antibiotic is prescribed. Some physicians pack the wound although i no longer do this. ...Read more