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How to get rid of zits?

How to get rid of zits?

Acne treatment: Adult acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products or prescription medications including topical cream with or without oral medications. ...Read more

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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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How do I get rid of zits?

How do I get rid of zits?

Some options...: For treating acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream can be quite helpful. Some OTC products use salicylic acid. If desired, a doctor may add an antibiotic gel or cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of or in addition to benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline are sometimes used. ...Read more

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How to get rid of zits nothing

How to get rid of zits nothing

Depends : Depends a bit on the type of acne and location as well as severity. Some good acne tips and treatment options for various types of acne are at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of zits?

What are good ways to get rid of zits?

Treatment: There are many types of acne which require different treatments. Start with salicylic acid face wash with a face brush and see your doctor for possible topical prescriptions, pills, and laser treatments to include getting rid of clogged pores, shutting down inflammatory glands, and reducing scars. Once you control the cause the rest improves. Avoid sweating around the area with the breakout. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of zits?

What's the best way to get rid of zits?

Lots of ways: Keep your skin clean with a good acne cleanser. Moisturize with a product also made for acne prone skin. Use benzoyl peroxide at night and if needed add a retinol. Make sure makeup says non comedogenic ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of zits quick!?

Is there a good way to get rid of zits quick!?

Nothing quick.: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of zits overnight?

Is there a good way to get rid of zits overnight?

Won't happen: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist. ...Read more

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In what way can I get rid of zits this big and icky?

In what way can I get rid of zits this big and icky?

Dermatology Consult: 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

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What is a good overnight creme to prevent/get rid of zits?

What is a good overnight creme to prevent/get rid of zits?

No: Adult acne manifests from a number of different causes and is best managed and prevented using prescription strength topical acne preparations. Rather than over-the-counter options i would consider an evaluation with a reputable med spa or area dermatologist who can provide you with these types of solutions. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of zits without using any product?

What can I do to  get rid of zits without using any product?

Rid or prevention: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. If > mild acne see dermatologist . (note- no products discussed (:. ...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