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What are sum home remedys for getting rid of acne?

What are sum home remedys for getting rid of acne?

Tea tree oil: A topical application of tea tree oil 5% may be as effective as topical benzoyl peroxide 5% (though its effects came on more slowly) but without the excessive drying of the benzoyl peroxide. The mechanism of action of tea tree oil has not been determined, but it appears to be broadly antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant. ...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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At home remedies suggested for getting rid of acne scars?

At home remedies suggested for getting rid of acne scars?

Home tx acne scars: I know of nothing effective that you can do at home for acne scars. Invest in a consultation with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to find effective remedies. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of acne?

Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of acne?

No: The home remedies don't work. I'm sorry to disappoint you, but this is the 21st century and real science rules. Being young is hard enough without having acne; even in our dysfunctional health-care system, it should be easy to manage your acne. A good start is benzoyl peroxide (otc) plus topical Clindamycin perhaps with a retinoic acid derivative; oral antibiotics if needed later. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are home remedies to get rid of acne scars?

What are home remedies to get rid of acne scars?

Won't work: After acne, the skin may be hyperpigmented, which will fade over the following months and is best alone, or may have depressed scars, which can be treated only by a specialist dermatologist. I'm sorry your acne was not treated effectively in the first place. Good luck. ...Read more

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What're some home remedies to get rid of acne and acne scars fast and effectively?

What're some home remedies to get rid of acne and acne scars fast and effectively?

Time: Scars can't be removed. They can be revised to look better, but once you have a scar you will always have a scar. For best way to revise a scar you should see a plastic surgeon. Fading takes time, but can speed it up with retin-a. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesor great products for getting rid of blackheads?

What are good home remediesor great products for getting rid of blackheads?

Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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Home remedy to get rid of acne and scars?

Home remedy to get rid of acne and scars?

Seek consultation: Crater scarring is common in chickenpox. Filling, mechanical dermabrasion (planning), or surgical removal/suturing are most common treatments. All scarring is permanent, but these help reduce visual noticeability. ...Read more

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Please explain some home remedies for getting rid of acne?

Please explain some home remedies for getting rid of acne?

Some creams may help: First one has to outgrow acne, and until such time, can only control it. Many otc meds used to be prescription, and would try them first-benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acids would use a wash of one, cream with another, and consider using a clarisonic brush to help clean do not scrub as will worsen acne. If these not work see a dermatologist to coordinate. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesto get rid of acne?

What are good home remediesto get rid of acne?

Forget "home Rx": Forgive me... All acne's manageable, but despite testimonials about a disease that comes and goes, "natural" remedies don't work, and some are ludicrous (sleeping with your face soaked in honey...) your personal physician can clear you up using scientific medicine. This is the 21st century and it's your right -- your taxes fund the research that's made us the healthiest people who've ever lived. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesto get rid of pimples fast?

What are good home remediesto get rid of pimples fast?

There aren't any: The internet is full of stories about people treating their pimples with vinegar, fried eggs, squeezed lemons, and sleeping plastered with honey. These won't work and i suspect some of the authors are cruel pranksters. Acne is a chronic, non-lifestyle-related, non-diet-related disease for which you deserve effective, scientific rx. Even in our insane health care system, a dr. Should be there 4u. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for getting rid of nits?

What are some home remedies for getting rid of nits?

Vinegar rinces: Some suggest various forms of vinegar used daily for a week as a thorough hair wash.The mildly acidic solution does seem to help loosen the nits from the hair & mature lice don't like it.Pickling vinegar is the strongest. If this fails you can always use an otc product like nix (permethrin). ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to get rid of acne scars?

Are there any home remedies to get rid of acne scars?

Acne Irregular Scars: Acne scars cause an irregular surface with the dark shadows where deepest scars. This can be worse when the skin is dry; therefore, consider using herbal nutrients to skin. Examples are vitamin E oil, cammomille or other oils, coconut butter, aloe vera, etc. (Avoid causing more scars with acne from oils or diet.) No known home remedies to replace dermabrasion/ laser resurfacing or injecting filler ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies to get rid of acne and lighten skin?

Are there any good home remedies to get rid of acne and lighten skin?

No: "Pop" remedies (lemon, honey) are cruel pranks. Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated is your best over-the-counter treatment and will clear milder cases of acne. You should not be trying to lighten your skin -- you are likely to disfigure yourself like Michael Jackson did, and in the US (which sets trends worldwide), judging another by skin color is the height of ignorance. Embrace who you are. ...Read more

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What home remedies to get rid of my acne and tan?

They don't work: The over-the-counter product that works best is benzoyl peroxide. None of the home remedies you'll find online (lemon juice, sleeping with your face smeared with honey) will work, and i suspect some of them are cruel pranks on folks with an already-cruel disease. And no rx of any kind words very fast. Please get with a scientific physician. He/she can help. ...Read more

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Are there any good home-made remedies for getting rid of pimples?

Are there any good home-made remedies for getting rid of pimples?

None that work: The lemon, honey, and pepper "cures" are cruel pranks. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician who can add something that will. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for getting rid of acne?

Avoid conditioners: The #1 cause of acne are shampoo conditioners. They block the skin pores which give rise to acne. I suggest switching to baby shampoos that lack the additional conditioner. Eating healthy and consuming fresh fruits and vegetables may also decrease acne eruptions. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesto get rid of a pimple over night?

What are good home remediesto get rid of a pimple over night?

Toothpaste for Acne: Place a small dab of any toothpaste on the pimple. The ingredients in the toothpaste will help to dry up the pimple within 24 hours. ...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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Any home remedy to get rid of blackheads?

Any home remedy to get rid of blackheads?

Blackheads: Applying a combination of one teaspoon of coriander juice and half a teaspoon of turmeric powder is one of the most successful natural home remedies for blackheads and pimples on. ...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