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Hemroid Cream For 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
What is considered the most effective acne cream to use that isn't too harsh on the skin afterwards?
I have red marks left from acne, I have had it for some time is there any creams that will help fade them?
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
Is this cream can help pimple or acne problems? What are the effects and how often to use this cream? Thank you! :D
Send name: Without knowing the cream, it is impossible to tell you if it would help or not ...Read more
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