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Does any one know a home remedy for zits?

Does any one know a home remedy for zits?

Hygeine: Acne is tough! i recommend a good antibacterial soap with a drying agent (benzoyl peroxide) .Sunshine helps as does keeping your hands and hair off your face.Diet has not been proved to help but i still recommend avoidance of chocolate and fried/greasy foods. ...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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What home remedies can I use to clear problem zits fast (over-night)?

Several OTC products: There are several otc products that will help with the appearance of an acne lesion overnight. These include antibiotic ointment, salicylic acid ointment, Hydrocortisone and benzoyl peroxide. The most important thin is not to squeeze the lesion, this typically will make it worse. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a zit i need to get rid of fast! any home remedies or suggestions in skin/acne treating products?

What do you suggest if I have a zit i need to get rid of fast! any home remedies or suggestions in skin/acne treating products?

Won't happen: There's no quick fix. Ask somebody who knows cosmetics about covering it up. If you have mild acne, you can probably keep small outbreaks like this under control with a salicylic acid wash or topical benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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What looks like a bunch of zits on the back, treatment and cause?

What looks like a bunch of zits on the back, treatment and cause?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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So my boyfriend has these really bad zits all over his chest, they've never been popped but remain and discomfort him. What's a remedy to heal them?

So my boyfriend has these really bad zits all over his chest, they've never been popped but remain and discomfort him. What's a remedy to heal them?

Serious Rx: I trust this is acne. When it's on the trunk, he'll need topical therapy such as benzoyl peroxide plus some systemic rx from his physician that's prescription-strength. He needs to get seen. ...Read more

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Does your face have to be 100% clear of zits before treatment from a co2 laser?

Does your face have to be 100% clear of zits before treatment from a co2 laser?

Recommended: I would highly recommend that your skin be under control before any type of ablative skin resurfacing treatment. If you're prone to breakouts, make sure you are on an antibiotic your doctor prescribes for you. Also, you should be on an antiviral to prevent cold sores. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to get rid of zits on my forehead?

What are some home remedies to get rid of zits on my forehead?

Benzoyl peroxide: There is some improvment with benzoyl peroxide washes and topicals especially for inflammatory lesions. It is always better to see your dermatologist and get a skincare program designed for you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this "string" of zits on my right cheek next to my nose, theyany home remedies out there for zits?

What to do if I have this "string" of zits on my right cheek next to my nose, theyany home remedies out there for zits?

Acne: Acne is challenging and often needs customized treatment. Skin care starts with good skin care, avoiding excess fats and sugars in your diet, drinking 80 oz. Water and exercise. Wash face with a gentle cleanser, like dhc oil cleanser (amazing non-oily product). Use salicylic acid for white heads, benzoyl peroxide for blackheads (both low dose, 2-7 d/week), moisturizer, and retinoids from doctor. ...Read more

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I've used proactive and neutrogena acne treatment but my acne never really goes away, is there a home remedy that works and will clear my face fast?

Avoid dairy: This us bit guaranteed to work, but some people develop acne in response to milk and cheese. Try stopping it for a month to see if your acne improves. ...Read more

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I got acne on my forehead and i don't have the money to get laser treatment so is there home remedies that work?

I got acne on my forehead and i don't have the money to get laser treatment so is there home remedies that work?

Benzoyl peroxide: Laser treatment is for extreme cases. You owe it to yourself to start using topical benzyl peroxide as you can tolerate. If this hasn't cleared you in two weeks, find a free clinical where a sympathetic physician will give you an inexpensive script for something like tetracycline, which addded to the BP should be sufficient. ...Read more

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How can i remove acne scars fast. i have only five days for job interview. Also suggest home remedy because my dermatologist failed to cure these scar?

How can i remove acne scars fast. i have only five days for job interview. Also suggest home remedy because my dermatologist failed to cure these scar?

I hope it worked: Acne is a grave personal and professional liability and I'm really sorry that yours was neglected during your teenaged years. You need to forget about a home remedy or even a quick fix from a dermatologist. Managing severe acne scars is a long process and the results are never perfect -- for example, Chris Pine (photo) has had a fairly good result but still usually hides his with a short beard. ...Read more

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Whats a good home remedy for acne?

Whats a good home remedy for acne?

Many good ones: There are many home remedies for acne. Vitamin a, c, e, d, zinc, selenium & chromium & fish oil can help. Minimize fried foods, dairy and sweets. An interesting website that discusses home remedies is http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/acne.Html here people discuss what has and has not worked for them. Apple cider vinegar & hydrogen peroxide are the 2 most popular ones listed. ...Read more

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What is the best acne home remedy?

What is the best acne home remedy?

OTC Rx: Benzoyl peroxide is the only over-the-counter product that is recognized as effective for acne; a few folks have reported success with tea-tree oil. You'd do well to add some prescription rx in consultation with your physician; topical clindmycin is a good choice. Dermatologists have stronger stuff. This is the 21st century & you have a right to be acne-free if you wish. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for acne?

Please describe a good home remedy for acne?

Diets can help acne: The relationship between certain foods and the production of acne has not been scientifically established yet. However, a diet plan for acne would include lots of fresh fruits and vegetables and a sufficient intake of clean water. Almost all fruits and vegetables contain a good deal of vital minerals and vitamins. These help in keeping the skin clear as they provide the body with the necessary nut. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy for minor pimples?

Benzoyl peroxide: It's as cheap as the honey / cinnamon / lemon concoction you read about on the internet, and the difference is that is actually works. It's not pleasant to use, but it clears minor acne in about two weeks. ...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