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Its true that bio-oil can give you acne?

Its true that bio-oil can give you acne?

Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells.These factors can trigger or aggravate an existing case of acne, hormones, medications, and a diet with a lot of dairy and carbohydrate-rich foods.You can also prevent new acne breakouts with self-care measures by washing your skin with a gentle cleanser and avoiding touching or picking acne. ...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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Can coconut oil be used to help treat acne?

Can coconut oil be used to help treat acne?

Adjunct: Topical benzoyl peroxide is the mainstay of non-prescription acne treatment. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician -- it's a chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that's a serious personal and professional liability and can be managed. These "pop" remedies like coconut, lemon, beer or honey are adjuncts and will probably disappoint you. ...Read more

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Can vitamine e oil make acne scares go away?

Can vitamine e oil make acne scares go away?

No: Nothing will remove the scars. A dermatologist can make them less visible using a laser, surgery, injection, or abrasion. Hollywood's chris pine (photo) is only one example of how successful treatment can be. ...Read more

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Will tee tree oil help clear up my facial acne?

Will tee tree oil help clear up my facial acne?

Not your best choice: It's a modest estrogen and if you're a man, you can grow breasts from it. Get yourself some topical benzoyl peroxide instead, as tolerated, and if you're not clear in two weeks, get with your physician who can add prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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How effective is pure jojoba oil in treating acne? Is it useful?

How effective is pure jojoba oil in treating acne?  Is it useful?

You decide: This stuff has been offered to the public for pretty much everything involving the skin. Physiologically, applying a waxy oil for acne makes no sense. Don't spend too much money, and something that actually works pretty well most of the time, such as topical Clindamycin rx, may even be cheaper. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use acne oil control film for removing excessive oil? What cause an excessive oil on skin?

Is it ok to use acne oil control film for removing excessive oil? What cause an excessive oil on skin?

Possibly: Toners are typically used to remove excess oil. Some medications like Accutane dry up the oil glands. Excessively oily skin is typically an inherent quality of your skin. Washing with harsh soaps may help dry out oily skin. A good dermatologist or a visit to an aesthetician would be useful in your case. ...Read more

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What is the best product or facewash and ointment i could use to remove excess oil , acne and acne marks?Tnx

What is the best product or facewash and ointment  i could use to remove excess oil  , acne and  acne  marks?Tnx

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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I use klinface-a and facewash which is use to remove oil from my face is it really helpfull for me to remove acne qiquly?

I use klinface-a and facewash which is use to remove oil from my face is it really helpfull for me to remove acne qiquly?

Good choice: This is salicylic-acid based, and works through this chemical rather than removing oil. I see you are also on clindamycin; this should not be used as monotherapy but the combination of salicylic acid and Clindamycin is a great start for tougher cases. If you're not clear in a few weeks, your physician will probably try a systemic rx or topical retinoic acid derivative. ...Read more

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Why does summer heat and humidity make my teenage acne and skin oil much more active and harder to control? Is this a common occurrence?

Why does summer heat and humidity make my teenage acne and skin oil much more active and harder to control? Is this a common occurrence?

Sweat: Heat, humidity increase the likelihood you will sweat. Bacteria love this humidity and along with your natural oils promotes the perfect breeding ground for acne. ...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