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Whats the most effective acne home remedy?

Benzoyl peroxide: This is the best over-the-counter product. "pop" remedies like squeezing a lemon onto the pimple or smearing yourself with honey won't work and are unworthy of someone living in the 21st century. All acne is manageable by scientific medicine. If you are responsible for a young person with acne, and you fail to get them the scientific rx a physician can offer, it'll be a lifetime of regrets. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for acne?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for acne?

They do not work: Being a teen is hard enough without people giving you bad advice / criticism because you have acne. The best non-prescription remedy for acne is benzoyl peroxide, over the counter. I usually add topical clindamycin, and a retinoic derivative, then an oral antibiotic as suitable. The oral contraceptive pill can end a girl's acne. Tougher cases require a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for acne/pimples?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for acne/pimples?

Home remedies/acne: You might want to try lemons or oranges. Some people will directly apply lemon juice, others with cut it in half and rub directly on the skin (gently!) you can also make of pulp of the peels and apply. Either way the vit c found in these fruits is good for your skin, it is soothing and anti-inflammatory. The acids will help encourage exfoliation, which is also good for acne. ...Read more

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Any effective n easy home remedy for acne?

Any effective n easy home remedy for acne?

Acne Home Remedy: Go to the following web site: http://www.Top10homeremedies.Com/home-remedies/home-remedies-for-acne.Html. ...Read more

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What's most effective treatment for inflamated acne?

What's most effective treatment for inflamated acne?

See Dermatologist: You should see a dermatologist. Let him/her examine you and prescribe the treatments as needed. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a home remedy acne remover and a branded acne remover. Which is safest? Which is most effective

What is the difference between a home remedy acne remover and a branded acne remover. Which is safest? Which is most effective

No difference: You're 13 and young to be here, but I'm glad you're taking a proactive approach to your health. "Home remedies" are worthless internet junk like lemons, honey and pepper. Get some topical benzoyl peroxide and use as tolerated for two weeks. If you are not clear, pick up the phone and make an appointment with your personal physician. You owe it to yourself to do this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What was the most effective acne treatment?

Most effective acne : The treatment depends on the severiyi of acne. Most of the acne can be treated with various combinations containing benzyl peroxide , topical antibiotics, topical retinoids and in some cases oral tetracyclines resistance cases and nodular, cystic acne use accutane, but it has too many side effects birth defects and others roche pulled Accutane of the market in 2009 after jury awarded millions of $$. ...Read more

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How effective is the laser acne treatment?

How effective is the  laser acne treatment?

Effective: It depends on the acne and the laser used. It can be very effective though with the correct laser and settings. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more