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Exercise For Acne Big Spores And Pimples
Have mild facial acne scars and occasional acne breakouts. Is growing beard a bad idea for my scars or acne in any way?
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
I have acne on my face and scalp . Mostly pimples but also a cyst. . Can benzoyl peroxide eliminate my acne and what are some long term effects ?
Good start: If 5% benzoyl peroxide 2x/day -- which will dry and irritate your skin -- has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength medicine. Since it's only on your face, you have a better-than-even chance for a good result. Using a mild shampoo may be enough to have your scalp lesions self-cure, or ask your physician. ...Read more
Is there anything short of steroids that will eliminate my acne, including cystic acne on my face and chest?
Strategic Prevention: Hello, It's no accident they call it "proactiv" While the treatment may not work for many people, the idea is correct. This condition requires a highly strategic approach to ensure a patient gets from point A to point B. Just a head's up, quick tips can work for a few days and then later cause a deepened sense of hopelessness. Only 400 characters here, just a heads up. -Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne cures: Acne treatment may be as simple as using a topical drying agent like benzoyl peroxide to using lasers to taking an oral medication as strong as accutane. Everyone's different. Acne redness will usually fade with time as your acne clears, but this may take over a year. I like to use either ipl or red light photo dynamic therapy to speed up the clearing of inflamed or red acne. ...Read more
Salicylic acid: However, if you have real scars (depressed lesions), it won't be sufficient to clear you. You need to get with your personal physician before things get worse and worse. All acne can be managed, though it cannot be cured until it remits on its own. It is unrelated to lifestyle and only marginally to diet. ...Read more
Female, Asian, 19. Only get acne on right side of face leaving hyperpigmentation. Wash sheets/face regularly with acne scrub. Any tips for treatment?
See a dermatologist: Tretinoin (Retin A) or adapalene prescription will reduce the acne and the post-inflamatory hyperpigmentation. Depending on the severity of the acne, as well as your emotional reaction to it, you may also consider prescription SPIRONLACTONE, an antiandrogen. Very effective. Very safe except not if pregnant or in kidney failure. ...Read more
How to get rid of tan, acne breakouts and oily skin.What should I include in my diet?And how to grow and maintain good hair?
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more
My skin is acne prone, oily and sensetive.Plz suggest me good face wash and ointment for acne which will b available in india.Thanx a lot in advnce?
Oily skin: Try using virgin coconut oil which can be used as a wash andskin moisturizer. ...Read more
Will topical tretinoin long term stop acne and pimples for good. At say 0.1%. If used everyday at night, will it eliminate acne and pimples?
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Your acne should be well-controlled. See a dermatologist to begin your search for an appropriate course of action. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend gets pimples a lot and is wondering a trick that can get rid of them fast at home?She uses acne wash daily,eats healthy and exercises.thanks
Does zithrox 500mg eliminate cosmetic acne? I applied compact and suffering from small acne all over my face please help
Stop the cosmetics: Some cosmetics are so called "comedogenic" or acne-causing, because they can clog up the pores/hair follicles resulting the acne. Antibiotic such as zithromax may help if it is severe, but the best treatment is stopping that specific cosmetic product. I would say that your acne should be better in about 2 wks after stopping it--no need to add chemicals into your body. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adjuncts only: Botanicals such as tea tree oil should only be used as adjuncts. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, you'll need your personal physician. Scars result only when acne is not treated as it should be, and I am sorry this happened to you. You are almost an adult and you need to take the initiative and get prescription-strength rx even if you've not been allowed to in the past. ...Read more
Please help with remedies for pimples. I'm too old for this. And the pimples leave nasty scars and like holes in my skin?
Wishful thinking: The majority have it in their teens with resolution by their early 20's.However, a subset can have it off and on well into their 30's and beyond.Eventually it will disappear, but is one of the hardest skin problems to predict. Best to find a dermatologist you can work with and keep up your skin care plan until it stops ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I get rid of acne or pimples on my chin and dark skin at chin that is because of acne scars?
See a dermatologist: You will improve with prescription adapalene or tretinoin gel or cream. You need to be evaluated and properly instructed in the use of therapeutic agents. Your menstrual pattern and any birth control are factors. You may also benefit from oral spironolactone. The topicals may be irritating at first and they require 2 to 3 months to show effects. ...Read more
Get serious Rx: I'm sorry your acne has been neglected up to this point. Acne bad enough to leave scars requires prescription-strength rx and you need to get with your physician. The red marks fade in a few months; depressed scars can be made less visible by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with filler, laser, or microsurgery. ...Read more
Adjunct only: Don't expect any results. I'm sorry your acne hasn't been managed scientifically up until now. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician, or make the phone call now if you're getting scarring. Acne is a serious, chronic disease and personal liability and you're old enough to demand effective treatment, not an old 'pop' treatment. ...Read more
I have oily skin, redness and big pores on both cheeks and many small pimples. How to get rid those pimples especially on my forehead?
Acne: Cleanse your face with warm water and cleanser twice a day. You can start applying benzoyl peroxide (5% or 10%) after each facial wash. Wait at least 2-4 weeks for a response. If the pimples remain and you are getting more of them, see your doctor or dermatologist for a prescription medication. ...Read more
Good day i have big painful pimples on my face. I do suffer from acne. Is there anything that i can use to clear my skin ?
Big red pimple on side of face..been there for three days have been applying acne meds. But no luck..could this be something else!?
I have been having really big pimples lately that i think could even classify as cysts. Why am i getting bigger than normal acne all of a sudden?
Hi. My name sukram I use penderm+ cream and i get fairrer skin but now my skin is red big pimples and acne so you can help me sir?
Acne: The medication you use contains antibiotics that treat bacteria. With using that cream your body can now develop over growth of yeast as in pityrospoum folliculitis. You may have to be treated with ketoconazole or diflucan. The other possibility is that you have developed bacterial resistance and you now need an oral antibiotic like solodyn (minocycline) or doryx. ...Read more
Seldom have pimple/cystic acne. ONE cystic appeared 1mnth ago, no longer red but big bump remain & it won't come to a head. How do I treat it?
Let it be: Leaving it alone is the best option. You may try warm fomentation. Do not try to pop it as that will only lead to a scar. 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 or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I have acne, it makes my face bad.Moreover the pimples i get on my face are big and it creates scars which remains still.suggest me to avoid this...
In what way can I get rid of a persistant acne prob.. I even get big red pimples on my face..How do I get rid of them?
Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangea organics, or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can exercise worsen comedonal acne?
I haven't been exercising because my face is filled with tiny bumps with white fluid which I think r whiteheads.
I have 1 question .. can acne be cured? I used Accutane 9 months ago it cleared my big pimples but not whiteheads is this ever going to b cured 1 day
Can outgrow it: Acne isn't 'cured' but can be controlled with medication. Ask your Dermatologist for help with this. Acne can last into your 20's or 30's (occasionally into your 40's) so once you find something that works, don't stop the med once your skin improves (otherwise the pimples come back). ...Read more
33 mth old girl has big red 'blind pimple' like mark on cheek. Could it be acne or should I take her to a doc? No other symptoms.
Big pimple in between my eyes. It hurts a lot and its been there for a week . I already use acne treatment stuff so i don't know why its still there.
I get one or two big pimples above my upper lip every few months. I do not have acne anywhere else. How can I prevent these?
Staph infection? : Some people get colonized with staphylococcus in the nose, and sometimes will have a small outbreak in the area under their nose, especially after colds. If you're having frequent "pimples" they may be small boils that resolve spontaneously. Getting a prescription ointment and putting a small amount in the front of the nose with a q-tip can help eradicate this carrier state. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have black heads under my chin, nose , back, and forehead. I have big pimples on my back and sometimes front. I've tried an acne treatment?
Isopropyl alcohol irritated my sensitive skin. I used an acne treatment that had 91% in it and made my two pimples look like big discolored bug bites!?
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Tryin to conceive. Stopped takin birth control pill, i.E.Ginette, but now have big red pimples/acne in neck, on jaw & my back.What can I do?
PCOS: You may have polycystic ovary syndrome. This may also cause some changes in hormone levels that may cause irregular cycles, some male type hormones that cause abnormal hair growth, acne, or other abnormal patterns with your period. Some people report weight changes and other symptoms. You should monitor your cycles for a couple of months to see if there is a pattern. ...Read more
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