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Doctor insights on: Hemroid Cream For Acne

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Does hemorrhoid cream truly help acne?

Does hemorrhoid cream truly help acne?

From Piles To Smiles: It makes small vessels constrict so blood flow is decreased and therefore the skin is less red. Smoking 10 high-nicotine cigarettes in a row will do about the same thing (don't try that at home, unless you live within one block of a hospital). So, yes, maybe, temporarily it will "help, " if that's what you want to call it. But will do nothing to "help" get rid of the primary cause (s) of the acne. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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Is it true that hemorrhoids can cause "butt acne"? Cause when I got an external hemorrhoid I also got pimples on my butt...

Is it true that hemorrhoids can cause "butt acne"? Cause when I got an external hemorrhoid I also got pimples on my butt...

Related: Hemorrhoids occur with stasis of blood. Prevention is key. Don't sit on toilet for long periods. Try sitz baths. Once you have hemorrhoids keep the area very clean and prevent wiping too hard. If you aren't clean you'll end up with bacteria from feces causing infection on the skin "acne". ...Read more

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Cream for acne marks?

Cream for acne marks?

None work: The brown spots after acne fade with time, but only a dermatologist can make scars less visible. If that is what you want (most folks you meet won't care unless scarring is severe), lasers, fillers, and surgery are available. These work and you have a right to something more effective than an ineffective topical. ...Read more

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What acne cream is suggested?

What acne cream is suggested?

Rx: Benzoyl peroxide is the most effective over-the-counter remedy but it's much better combined with topical clindamycin, or replaced by clindamycin-plus-a retinoic acid derivative if there's lots of blackheads. If severe, deep, or on the trunk, time to find the right systemic antibiotic and/or for a female to consider the oral contraceptive pill. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does ice cream make acne worse?

Does ice cream make acne worse?

Maybe: Some studies have shown that high glycemic index foods (high in sugar) and excess dairy may increase the number of acne lesions in some patients. Try minimizing these foods for 6 weeks to see if it makes a difference in your case. ...Read more

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Is elomet cream be used for acne?

Is elomet cream be used for acne?

Worthless for acne: This won't help. Your best friend is topical benzoyl peroxide, as strong as you can tolerate up to 2x/day. If this doesn't clear you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Is there a cream that cures baby acne?

Is there a cream that cures baby acne?

Do nothing: Baby acne is a short-lived condition linked to mom's hormones circulating around in the baby. And there are other acne-like conditions a baby can have that also resolve on their own. So, just watching and maybe using a mild moisturizer would be a reasonable temp measure. But most often nothing needs to be done. ...Read more

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Over the counter creams for extreme acne?

Over the counter creams for extreme acne?

Need prescription: Over the counter products are either benzoyl peroxide such as proactive or salicylic acid found in maxclaroty. These will not be very effective in severe acne. This will require a cpmbnoation of creams such as a retinoid, and possibly oral medications. This requires vist to dermatologist. ...Read more

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Do momate cream cures acne and acne spots?

Do momate cream cures acne and acne spots?

Terrible idea: This is a glucocorticoid and will give the bacteria that cause acne a growth advantage. This is one of the worst things you can do for acne. This is serious business, not something for home remedies using prescription-strength medications. Please get with a competent physician for guidance. ...Read more

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Which pimple cream will stop acne for sure?

Which pimple cream will stop acne for sure?

None: There is no one cream that works for everyone. Usually we use combinations of creams and cleansers and sometimes oral medications to control our patient's acne. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to apply skinoren cream to remove acne?!

How to apply skinoren cream to remove acne?!

Thinly: Using a small amount and spreading it out thinly and using it at night. It can really dry you skin out. It also makes you really sensitive to he sun so moisturize and wear sunscreen! ...Read more

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What are some suggested skin creams for acne?

What are some suggested skin creams for acne?

Rx: This is the 21st century and I would urge you to move at once to a prescription that actually works. The oral contraceptive pill if usable and acceptable for a young woman may clear acne. Otherwise I start with topical Clindamycin with a retoinoic acid derivative if there are lots of blackheads and benzoyl peroxide if not. If this fails, oral antibiotics; failing this, a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some erytop cream for acne side effects?

What are some erytop cream for acne side effects?

Clindamycin: Don't use this as sole treatment for acne. It's a pretty good choice but should be combined with an agent like topical benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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How can you most effectively remove spots/acne without cream?

Acne: Intralesional cortisone shots with 2.5% kenalog is a very effective way of treating initial acne lesions. Oral antibiotics such ad solodyn (minocycline) or dorxy are also very effective. ...Read more

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What is the best option for acne keratosis, cream or freezing?

What is the best option for acne keratosis, cream or freezing?

Actinic keratosis: These are precancers on sun-damaged skin. You have a variety of options and can decide with your physician. It's a personal preference. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best acne cream to buy over the counter?

Can you tell me about the best acne cream to buy over the counter?

Benzoyl peroxide: It is your best friend. Use as tolerated. If you're not clear in two weeks, you will need prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Which are the best medical creams for removing acne and acne spots?

Which are the best medical creams for removing acne and acne spots?

Benzoyl peroxide: This or retinoic acid are the mainstay of acne treatment. If they do not clear you, as happens maybe 50% of the time, your physician can add something that will. ...Read more

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Which facial creams for acne and blackheads are considered effective?

Scientific Rx: With a lot of blackheads / comedones, you're best get with your personal physician now. The best rx to start with is probably a topical retinoic acid derivative. ...Read more

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Best way or any cream to reduce acne and remove its marks and spots??

Best way or any cream to reduce acne and remove its marks and spots??

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Avoid picking and overly drying facial products & consider a noncomedogenic concealer. ...Read more

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What are some good acne creams that help the size and redness overnight?

What are some good acne creams that help the size and redness overnight?

Acne treatment: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, such as over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products, or prescription medications including topical cream with or without oral medications. Don't pick! A dermatologist should be able to help you if you aren't seeing results in a few weeks. A cool compress to the area may help decrease redness in the short term. ...Read more

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What to do if I have replenix cream and im wondering if it controls acne too?

No: It is a mix of botanicals. Spend a few dollars on topical benzoyl peroxide; it's more likely to help. If it doesn't, your physician can help get the acne under control. Good luck. ...Read more

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Need expert opinions about what to do if skin burnt after using an acne cream?

Need expert opinions about what to do if skin burnt after using an acne cream?

Depends on the cream: Not sure what you were using but some patients describe "burning" with Retin-A use (tretinoin). Ideally you should address this with the doctor who prescribed the medicine. Part of prescribing something is to be able to address side effects. ...Read more

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Can there be anyway to prevent acne besides taking medications or using creams?

Can there be anyway to prevent acne besides taking medications or using creams?

No: Acne is a serious, chronic disease. Unlike many other common diseases, lifestyle considerations have little impact for better or worse. The internet is full of crazy suggestions -- sleeping with your face smeared with honey is typical; perhaps the author was a prankster. You'll be disappointed. Be glad that effective treatment exists. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a break out from being exposed to the sun while using acne medications/creams?

What to do if I have a break out from being exposed to the sun while using acne medications/creams?

Acne out break: We cant give medical advice to a young minor. We don't know your age, gender, medical condition, skin type, extent of acne, type of acne, what medications are being used, etc. Its not magic, its medicine. We can only provide a meaningful response when you provide meaningful information. ...Read more

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What is considered the most effective acne cream to use that isn't too harsh on the skin afterwards?

What is considered the most effective acne cream to use that isn't too harsh on the skin afterwards?

Can't have both: Topical benzoyl peroxide to the limit you can tolerate is rough stuff, but it's what works best. A topical retinoic acid derivative is another options. If needed, your physician can add a prescription rx. ...Read more

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I have red marks left from acne, I have had it for some time is there any creams that will help fade them?

I have red marks left from acne, I have had it for some time is there any creams that will help fade them?

I don't think so: Those red marks are likely to be some kind of hypertrophic and vascular scar. You might be able to lighten or remove them with a laser treatment and/or botox. See a dermatologist for the best options. Good luck! ...Read more

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I need a medication name for few or mild acne like a cream or something by the way my skin is sensitive and oily..

I need a medication name for few or mild acne like a cream or something by the way my skin is sensitive and oily..

Meds for mild acne: A good place to start with mild acne is to use a benzoyl peroxide wash, the lowest strength available over the counter. If a person has sensitive skin, the wash should be used only twice a week initially and gradually increased to every day. Benzoyl peroxide helps treat the acne and decrease facial oiliness. ...Read more

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Sir I need fairness so which cream to use for face? Before I was using penderm+ I got good results but now I have got acne what to do?

Sir I need fairness so which cream to use for face? Before I was using penderm+ I got good results but now I have got acne what to do?

Some options. . .: 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

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


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