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Best way to get rid of pockmark/pimples?

Best way to get rid of pockmark/pimples?

Seek help with skin: If actively breaking out, you should see a dermatologist or medical esthetician for possible antibiotics, acidification of skin, etc. When stable and breakouts slowed/stopped, then use of mechanical dermabrasion (not microdermabrasion), scar removal, fillers, etc can be considered. Crater-type scars are easier to treat than "ice-pick" type scarring. Sometimes use of laser or peels help. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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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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Whats best way to get rid of pimple?

Whats best way to get rid of pimple?

Benzoyl peroxide : Otc Benzoyl Peroxide Gel apply directly to pimple at bedtime. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of pimple scars/marks?

What's the best way to get rid of pimple scars/marks?

Laser: I would recommend trying laser therapy like a co2 laser (expensive but better) or laser genesis (less expensive, less effective). With that said, nothing is great. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of rosacea?

Best way to get rid of rosacea?

Treat rosacea: You can control it and improve it but rosacea is not cured. Best options metrogel, Oracea and intense pulsed light. See http://www.Maasclinic.Com for an explanation if ipl. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of keloid?

Best way to get rid of keloid?

Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackheads!?

How to get rid of blackheads!?

Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. 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 (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

Start medications: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/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 benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral accutane. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

SSee: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

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

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How to get rid of pimples?

Scientific Rx: Forget all the pop wisdom. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, prescription-strength rx from your physician can. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that can't be cured but is fairly easy to manage. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

PMD or dermatologist: There are many different prescription creams for acne. If your acne is severe you may need an oral antibiotic. Both types of medication will take several weeks to become totally effective. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

Acne Troubles: Acne is the great esteem crusher of adolescence. You can usually keep it under control with gentle facial cleanser, 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and light facial moisturizer. If these fail, a dermatologist could prescribe antibiotics, topical retinoids, or Accutane as a last resort. If you would like more personalized advice, click the Send Message button at healthtap.com/saurbornmd ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

Acne: Do you mean ACNE? Or something else? Where? How severe? A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can try BENZOYL PEROXIDE. Use a small amount once a day. Keep it off any nice fabrics as it will bleach them white. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackheads?

How to get rid of blackheads?

Blackheads: Best evidence for over the counter are the salicylic acid washes and creams. If those don't work, best evidence for prescription are the retinoid preparations like tretinoin and adapalene. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of zits?

What are good ways to get rid of zits?

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 more

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Please describe a good way to get rid of pimples?

Please describe a good way to get rid of pimples?

Basics: 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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What are good ways to get rid of blackheads?

What are good ways to get rid of blackheads?

Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. 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 (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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How to get rid of zits/pimples?

How to get rid of zits/pimples?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne can't be cured but will eventually remit on its own. Until then, you must manage it as a chronic illness. ...Read more

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

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

Scientific Rx: First, you need to understand that acne is not curable, only manageable until it self-cures. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something stronger. If you're offered isotretinoin, go for it; you're likely to get a full remission lasting a year or longer, but it's not for the faint-hearted. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more