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Best ways to get rid of acne scars fast?

Best ways to get rid of acne scars fast?

Can't be done: Even a dermatologist cannot make a scar go away. At best, they can be concealed by dermabrasion, laser work, or injections. It's your choice; several hollywood leading men have kept their scars to look tougher. ...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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Natural ways to get rid of acne scars?

Natural ways to get rid of acne scars?

No such thing: I'm sorry, Heather. If you have acne scars because your family didn't allow you to be treated by a scientific physician out of superstitious preference for "natural medicine", you have my deepest sympathy. An evidence-based dermatologist or plastic surgeon can offer you treatment with laser, microsurgery, and/or fillers. Nothing you do alone, or anything you can buy from an herbalist, will help. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of indented acne scars naturally?

What are good ways to get rid of indented acne scars naturally?

'Natural' acne care: My recommendation would be a chemical peel or laser skin resurfacing which would harness your body's 'natural' healing capability. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne naturally?

How to get rid of acne naturally?

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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How to get rid of acne remedies fast?

How to get rid of acne remedies fast?

Keep your face clean: Lots of commerial products to keep your face clean. Pick one and start a daily facial wash routine. Some acne needs professional treatment by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Good natural remedies to get rid of acne?

Good natural remedies to get rid of acne?

Good skin care: Retinoids (derivatives vitamin a) may be some of the most effective medications and available as retinols (over the counter) or as a prescription in the form of retin a (tretinoin) or accutane. A good skin care regimen (soap/moisturizer/acid) are best and the acne may not always be preventable or treatable due to natural hormone alterations. Discuss with your gynecologist and dermatologist. ...Read more

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Some good ways to get rid of pimple scars fast?

Some good ways to get rid of pimple scars fast?

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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Best ways to get rid of blackhead marks and acne?

Best ways to get rid of blackhead marks and acne?

Topical agents: Try using some topical retinoids or azelaic acids to reduce the discoloration that can result from having acne. Hydroquinone may also be effective and is available in a lower strength other the counter. ...Read more

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Need effective ways to get rid of acne?

Need effective ways to get rid of acne?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne scars in a healthy way?

How do I get rid of acne scars in a healthy way?

Get serious about Rx: You're seventeen years old, you already have acne scarring, and you are using only topical benzoyl peroxide. This won't relieve acne that is severe enough to cause scarring; you need prescription-strength medicine. There is nothing 'healthy' about foregoing 21st century treatment. For scars, a dermatologist / plastic surgeon with laser, filler or microsurgery is your best option. ...Read more

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Does dieting get rid of acne?

Does dieting get rid of acne?

Yeah, but: certainly changes in hormone levels change acne. The amount of weight loss needed to drastically lower hormones (and stop menstrual cycling for example) would be an unsafe amount of weight loss. acne at age 51 is a bit unusual and checking hormonal levels would often be advised. ...Read more

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How to get rid of old acne scars?

How to get rid of old acne scars?

Your choice: A dermatologist or plastic surgeon can use dermabrasion, microinjection, microsurgery, or a laser. It's your call, or if you're married let your wife decide. Several hollywood leading men have kept their acne scars for the "tough guy" look. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Acne Scars: There are several treatments for acne scars depending on the type of scars. Most acne scars improve with laser procedures. Some more mild scars may only require chemical peels or microdermabasion., while more severe scarring may require dermabasion or surgical scar revision. Please consult your dermatologist to help guide you through. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Multiple Options: The treatment depends on the severity and appearance of the scarring and how much you're willing to spend on treatment. Derma roller treatment is very inexpensive and can improve scarring all over the face. Much more expensive treatments such as ematrix or fraxel can improve the surface texture of your skin as well. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Many ways: There are many ways to get help with acne scars. See a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for advice and management. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Serious Rx: I'm sorry that your care was neglected when you were a teen and you ended up with scarring. I will assume that your disease is under control or has remitted. A plastic surgeon or dermatologist can treat you with fillers, microsurgery, or a laser. Nothing you can do on your own will touch it. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

Serious Rx: I'm glad you're being treated; the antibiotic you list must not be sole therapy and I trust you're also using a topical such as benzoyl peroxide. Red and brown flat marks fade on their own. Depressed / pitted lesions can be managed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with a laser, microsurgery or filler. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Sorry it happened: I'm sorry that your acne was not treated appropriately. You're an adult now and the first thing you must do is manage your disease if it is still active. Your physician is your best guide since your acne was severe enough to scar you. Scars can be made less visible by a plastic surgeon or dermatologist with a laser, filler or microsurgery. ...Read more

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My friend gets pimples a lot and is wondering a trick that can get rid of them fast at home?She uses acne wash daily,eats healthy and exercises.thanks

My friend gets pimples a lot and is wondering a trick that can get rid of them fast at home?She uses acne wash daily,eats healthy and exercises.thanks

Acne: For skin care, your friend can use OTC benzoyl peroxide 10% nightly with her washes. If it worsens, she can see a dermatologist for scripts for the next step, Retin A/ antibiotic solutions. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne scars in a healthy way?

Get serious about Rx: You're seventeen years old, you already have acne scarring, and you are using only topical benzoyl peroxide. This won't relieve acne that is severe enough to cause scarring; you need prescription-strength medicine. There is nothing 'healthy' about foregoing 21st century treatment. For scars, a dermatologist / plastic surgeon with laser, filler or microsurgery is your best option. ...Read more

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Need ways to get rid of acne home remedies especially?

Need ways to get rid of acne home remedies especially?

Why not real Rx?: Even in today's insane health-care system, you can get something that works. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if i need lots of ways to get rid of acne fast?

What to do if i need lots of ways to get rid of acne fast?

Forgive my frankness: You need one way to get rid of acne effectively. Your resource is your primary care physician. If two weeks of topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared your acne, phone and make an appointment. Acne is a serious, non-lifestyle-related, chronic disease for which you deserve effective treatment -- it's available. "pop" remedies (lemons, honey, beer) are adjuncts only. Do what you need to. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend some effective quick ways to get rid of acne?

Can you please recommend some effective quick ways to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: Acne is a chronic, serious disease that will eventually remit on its own, but you must manage it until it does. Topical benzoyl peroxide is your best choice. If it does not clear you in two weeks, or you need urgent rx because the prom is coming up, get with your physician. Treatment works and isn't overly pricey. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Need effective ways to get rid of acne?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to get rid of acne?

What are the best ways to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: As a young person, whoever is responsible for your health has a duty to make sure you are effectively treated. Acne is not a lifestyle or hygiene problem; it's a chronic disease that can be a grave social problem. Don't waste time on folk remedies; if benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in 2 weeks, get a physician's appointment for a topical or systemic antibiotic, topical retinoic acid etc. ...Read more

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Would like a couple of ways to get rid of acne naturally?

Would like a couple of ways to get rid of acne naturally?

Multiple Ways: There are multiple options with Accutane often considered the best. However hormonal treatment as well as antiinflammatories, antibiotics, oral contraceptives, may all be beneficial in addition to topical treatment and skin care. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of acne?

What are  ways to get rid of acne?

Multiple Ways: There are multiple options with Accutane often considered the best. However hormonal treatment as well as antiinflammatories, antibiotics, oral contraceptives, may all be beneficial in addition to topical treatment and skin care. ...Read more

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Best ways to get rid of acne pretty fast? Any tips?

Best ways to get rid of acne pretty fast? Any tips?

Scientific Rx: Forgive my frankness. Get used to your acne being a chronic disease that you will need to manage in ways that won't be fun until it eventually self-cures. It's unrelated to hygiene / lifestyle and is a serious liability. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, you'll need to add some prescription-strength Rx from your physician. If offered isotretinoin, be brave. ...Read more

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What are very effective ways to get rid of acne fast?

What are very effective ways to get rid of acne fast?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there really good natural ways to get rid of acne?

Use Rx : There are unfortunately no good natural remedies.Benzoyl peroxide, retinoic acid derivatives, isotretinoin, and antibiotics made by microorganisms are as close as you can get the a really good natural remedy. Acne can be a serious disease & proven therapies that actually work are suggested. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to get rid of acne around body?

Are there natural ways to get rid of acne around body?

Serious stuff: Today's medicine can always clear acne, but I'd urge you to be open to 21st century methods as well as "natural" / "folk". Visible acne is a sign of poor self-care and will interfere with your being able to get the job you want. Nothing's more "natural" than the vitamin-A-based / retinoic acid derivatives (topical, isotretinoin) and antibiotics like tetracycline that can clear you. ...Read more

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Could you tell me ways to get rid of acne within months?

Could you tell me ways to get rid of acne within months?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some good ways to get rid of acne?

Please tell me what are some good ways to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: Acne is a chronic, incurable disease that eventually remits on its own. Until then, you must manage it. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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What do experts consider effective ways to get rid of acne?

What do experts consider effective ways to get rid of acne?

Benzoylperoxiides: Any product with benzoyloperoxide is acceptable. Avoiding shampoo with conditioner would also be helpful because conditioner will block skin pores and cause acne. ...Read more

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Can you tell me natural ways to get rid of acne around body?

Can you tell me natural ways to get rid of acne around body?

This is serious: Acne on the trunk won't respond to less than a mix of topical (benzoyl peroxide and/or topical retinoic acid) and systemic (antibiotic like tetracycline) Rx, unless you opt for isotretinoin. All are actually gifts from Mother Nature, but if you try home remedies or "pop" stuff, you'll be disappointed. Acne is a serious, chronic illness and a major liability. You deserve to be free of it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some good ways or producta that can help get rid of body acne?

Can you tell me some good ways or producta that can help get rid of body acne?

Scientific Rx: Acne on the trunk won't respond to topical or non-prescription-strength medications alone. Someone like photo guy might start with topical benzoyl peroxide plus systemic tetracycline, or go directly to isotretinoin. ...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