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Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more
Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged pores: tretinoin (retin a), Adapalene (differin), tazorac inflammatory lesions (red bumps, pustules): topical clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, sulfur/sulfacetamide cysts: oral doxycyline, minocycline, tetracycline, accutane. ...Read more
Acne: Need to see a dermatologist.Ou may need facial peel later. ...Read more
Cheap: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology ...Read more
How to get rid of pimple on face and getry a clear skin i hvar pimple on face and it is really embarrsing it decreases my self confidence help me?
No self treatment: Please avoid self treatment such as squeezing it or using otc preparations. That can only make it work. If you were not to do anything, it is better than to do something that may hurt. There is a good chance whether you do something or don't it will take about the same time for it to go away. If you have more than one pimple, you need to consult your doc and get it treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
Serious Rx: Please forgive my frankness. The red marks that follow pimples are new vessels healing you skin and you need to leave them alone. The brown marks are hyperpigmentation and if you try to bleach them with a hydroquinone solution, it can end up a mess. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon is required to treat depressed scars. ...Read more
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