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What is one way of getting rid of pimple scars?

What is one way of getting rid of pimple scars?

Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options include fractional lasers or subscision. ...Read more

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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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How to get rid of a lot of pimples?

How to get rid of a lot of pimples?

Derm eval: 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

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What's a good facewash that gets rid of forehead acne?

What's a good facewash that gets rid of forehead acne?

Oil free: I really like neutragena oil free acne wash with grapefruit. Wash with this two to three times a day, and avoid lotions in general. Follow up with a good benzoyl peroxide 10% lotions twice per day. ...Read more

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Get rid of a boil on my vagina lip?

Get rid of a boil on my vagina lip?

See your ob/gyn: This may need to be drained. Do not attempt yourself. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a huge cystic pimple on my nose without leaving a scar?

How can I get rid of a huge cystic pimple on my nose without leaving a scar?

Natural Healing: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. ...Read more

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Is there a face medicine that will get rid of acne while also getting rid of acne scars?

Is there a face medicine that will get rid of acne while also getting rid of acne scars?

Acne meds: Accutane reduces new acne lesions, and seems to reduce the scars, and the color. Antibiotics reduce new lesions, but not scarring. Topical antibiotics the same. Retina seems to speed the healing of acne lesions, benzoyl peroxide also seems to speed the healing, reduces some new lesions, but not treat the scarring. Some will scar more, others less with similar acne. ...Read more

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Remidies for getting rid of pimples on your forehead?

Remidies for getting rid of pimples on your forehead?

FOREHEAD PIMPLES: Forehead pimples, acne, can be due to many things. Greasy hair; caps and hats, not shampooing enough, gels and waxes. What to do? Shampoo often, once a day if possible. Over-the-counter benzoyl products applied at bedtime can help. Or, better: see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of redness in a popped pimple?

How can I get rid of redness in a popped pimple?

Leave it alone: If you hadn't popped the pimple in the first place it would be gone by now. I know how hard it is to leave pimples alone, but you'll be surprised how much less "angry" your face looks when you use your prescribed treatment and keep your hands off. I tell all my patients, "your face is not on strike, you don't have to pick it.". ...Read more

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How to get rid of a pimple scar on cheek?

How to get rid of a pimple scar on cheek?

Time : Oftentimes time is your best ally let it heal , if no better in 3-6 months , see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a ingrown pimple inside my nose?

How to get rid of a ingrown pimple inside my nose?

Vestibulitis: You can try over the counter antibiotic cream, but they very often do not work well. If you see your doctor, you can get a stronger treatment that will be more likely to work. Feel better. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a pimple and a scab. Fast?

How to get rid of a pimple and a scab. Fast?

No quick fix: If you're getting occasional pimples, something as simple as a nightly salicylic acid wash may keep them at bay. Once formed, there's no way to speed healing. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a huge pimple fast?

How to get rid of a huge pimple fast?

Pimple: You may want to use salicylic acid gel to dry it out. Neutrogena has a line call 24 hour acne clearing system or you can try acnefree system as well. If you need the pimple to go away incredibly fast, then a visit to a dermatologist to inject an anti-inflammatory would be my best advise. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get rid of tiny pimples on your forehead?

What is a good way to get rid of tiny pimples on your forehead?

Sweating: Sweating level exercise keeps skin pores clean. Vit a supplement, facial hyzine. Avoiding caffine, nicotine, chocolate, fried food, indoor cotaminants.....Pets. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of a black head on a pimple?

How should I get rid of a black head on a pimple?

Acne wash: The black head on a pimple (open comedon) is pigment seen in the opening of a hair follicle and not dirt. Using benzoyl peroxide--either alone or in combination with another acne medication---is an effective means of taking care of this. Manual expression of the plug in the hair shaft will also work, but is not recommended if their is a large number of blackheads. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of monster pimples?

Cystic acne: Deep "monster pimples" may prompt your physician to offer isotretinoin. You owe it to yourself to try it if the offer is made. Nothing else will work if this is true cystic acne. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimple scars, acne and a rash that's by a pimple around my nose area?

How do I get rid of pimple scars, acne and a rash that's by a pimple around my nose area?

Pimple scar, rash?: These are 3 different types of lesions. Scars that are from cystic acne and have been there for a long time may need dermabration treatments over time. Acne itself, there are many treatments. Depending on how severe it is would determine the best alternatives for you, just don't pick. A rah around your nose could be seborrhea. But then all rashes need to be seen. Picture or by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a good way of getting rid of acne scares on your face?

What is a good way of getting rid of acne scares on your face?

Dermatologist: Dermatologists have a number of techniques for improving the appearance of acne scars: dermabrasion, chemical peels, dermal fillers, laser treatments. Seek out a dermatologist well versed in these techniques for the best cosmetic results. ...Read more

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What is the best way of getting rid of spots and blackheads?

What is the best way of getting rid of spots and blackheads?

Cream, Cleansers: Do you mean sunspots? Visit your dermatologist for a prescription for a night cream to lighten up sun-damaged brown spots and also treat blackheads. Alternatively, you can can vitamin c over the counter to help with sun-damaged skin and acne topicals over the counter like proactiv, panoxyl (containing benzoyl peroxide), cetaphil oil control foamy wash (contains salicylic acid) for your blackheads. ...Read more

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Is there a natural(non-product) of getting rid a smelly feet?

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Is there a natural(non-product) of getting rid a smelly feet?

Foot odor: You can try soaking your feet in a tea solution (wait for it to cool first). The tannic acid in tea helps dry and absorb odor. More importantly, see a podiatrist to find out the reason why there is an odor. It may be natural for you, but it may also be a fungal or bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Whiteheads (Definition)

Whiteheads = closed comedon (containing oil, bacteria, skin debris) which is ...Read more