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At 16 how do I get rid of acne home remedy?

At 16 how do I get rid of acne home remedy?

Get a real Rx: You deserve 21st centjry treatment. Being 16 years old is hard enough. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...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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Need ways to get rid of acne home remedies especially?

Need ways to get rid of acne home remedies especially?

Why not real Rx?: Even in today's insane health-care system, you can get something that works. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne home remedies and creams preferred?

Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne home remedies and creams preferred?

Why not a real Rx?: You can get something that actually works even in our crazy healthcare sytem. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Tell me how 2 get rid of acne with home remedies?

Tell me how 2 get rid of acne with home remedies?

Get a real Rx: You deserve treatment. The non-rx benzoyl peroxide's a start. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne with home remedies first?

Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne with home remedies first?

Why not a real Rx?: You deserve treatment. The only otc that works is benzoyl peroxide. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of my acne scars using home remedies?

What do I do to get rid of my acne scars using home remedies?

No good ones: There are not any home remedies for acne scars that are both safe and effective. Even for experts, acne scars are a challenge. Don't try to do this yourself - go see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy to get rid of acne?

What is a good home remedy to get rid of acne?

Wash hands first: When you come home from outside, clean your hands and face. Sleep well and eat well. Less stress. ...Read more

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Can you tell me any home remedy to get rid of acne please help?

Can you tell me any home remedy to get rid of acne please help?

Scientific Rx: Pop / natural / lifestyle / hygiene / vitamin suggestions will all disappoint you. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, or acne is on you trunk, you'll need prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some home remedy to get rid of acne please help?

Can you tell me some home remedy to get rid of acne please help?

Pop remedies fail: If two weeks of topical benzoyl peroxide bought over-the-counter and used at home have not cleared you, pick up your home telephone and phone your family physician. Acne is a serious disease that can prevent you from getting the job you want and much more. It's not lifestyle or hygiene related. Some of the online remedies (honey, pepper) are probably cruel pranks. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Home remedy to get rid of acne and scars?

Home remedy to get rid of acne and scars?

Seek consultation: Crater scarring is common in chickenpox. Filling, mechanical dermabrasion (planning), or surgical removal/suturing are most common treatments. All scarring is permanent, but these help reduce visual noticeability. ...Read more

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