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How can I get rid of pimples faster?

How can I get rid of pimples faster?

A dermatologist can: Provider effective methods. 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

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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How can I get rid of pimples?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. 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). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne?

How can I get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: Benzoyl peroxide is your best over-the-counter remedy. If not clear in two weeks, your physician can write for topical clindamycin, a topical retinoic acid derivative, or some systemic medication as appropriate. All acne can be managed successfully nowadays. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne?

How can I get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: Home remedies are only adjuncts. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed after two weeks, get with your physician. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that a competent physician can manage effectively. If someone's interfering with your getting care, blaming you or preferring a folk remedy, initiate the contact with your doctor yourself. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne quickly?

How can I get rid of acne quickly?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength treatment. Acne is a serious personal and professional liability and is unrelated to lifestyle. You deserve to be cleared. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of milia?

How can I get rid of milia?

Newborn or adult?: If in a newborn, leave it alone and it will resolve itself within a few weeks of life. Milia on the eyelids are caused by the plugging of hair follicles by keratin. Puncture of the lesions with a pin may resolve the issue. You may not want to try it at home and have your doctor do it instead. ...Read more

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How can I naturally get rid of blackheads?

How can I naturally get rid of blackheads?

"naturally" ?: Swimming and long showers may help. Any kind of peel. Squeezing them out. Best remedy long-term is prescription tretinoin (Retin A) or adapalene (Differin). Available in different strengths and forms, typically applied at bedtime for at least several months. May be irritating at first but better tolerated with time. Blackheads are NOT DIRT. They are not related to food or stress. ...Read more

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How could i get rid of these pimples quickly?

How could i get rid of these pimples quickly?

Good skin care: Although visiting a dermatologist to determine the cause (hormonal, skin care, topical reaction, etc) may be the best first step. A variety of skin care regimens ranging from gentle cleansers with appropriate moisturizers and exfoliation with the possible prescription of oral or topical retinoids may be a good beginning. However topical antibiotics, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, etc may help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of back acne fast!?

How can I get rid of back acne fast!?

Serious Rx: Acne on the trunk almost always requires at least a short course of systemic treatment. An antibiotic such as a tetracycline, plus topical benzoyl peroxide, may be enough to clear you. If not, consider Isotretinoin if it is offered to you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples and blackheads?

How can I get rid of pimples and blackheads?

Different treatments: Acne treatment is geared towards the type of acne the patient has. Inflammatory papules and pustules (pimples) respond to topical and / or oral antibiotics. Blackheads (comedones) respond only to topical treatments (retinoids such as retin a (tretinoin) or differin or tazorac) , glycolic acid and salicylic acid. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of spots/pimples and blackheads?

How can I get rid of spots/pimples and blackheads?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. 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). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. Spots? ...Read more

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How can I get rid of cheek acne quickly?

How can I get rid of cheek acne quickly?

No quick fix: Acne isn't curable though it eventually remits as you get older. Until then, acne confined to the cheeks can usually be eliminated by topical benzoyl peroxide and/or a salicylic acid wash. Use as tolerated. If this isn't sufficient, adding a topical antibiotic from your physician will probably be sufficient. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne fast !?

How can I get rid of acne fast !?

Scientific Rx: Usually the best way to start is topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, and if you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. If you're in a huge hurry (say, if prom is coming up), resolve you'll manage your acne long-term and get with your personal physician. Ignore all "pop" advice and remedies. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of a pimple?

How can I quickly get rid of a pimple?

Acne: Warm compress until comes to a head, then gently unroof it with a sterile needle after alcohol around it, but do not squeeze. Clean discharge. Use benzoyl peroxide products like oxy5 and 10 and some Clearasil products overnight, astringent like SebaNil which are alcohol-based and drying, and soap you can see-through. Visit your physician for antibiotics, if warranted. Dermatology. Proactiv popular ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples (zits)?

How can I get rid of pimples (zits)?

Zits: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. 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). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of blackheads naturally?

How can I get rid of blackheads naturally?

Steam and express: Gently warm and moisten the area with a heated moist hand towel for 10 minutes. Then use either slight pressure from 2 fingers or 2 q-tips in a rocking motion to gently express the contents. A purchased comedone extractor may be used, a small round end of a paper clip may also work in a gentle rocking motion. Sometimes the skin will need to opened slightly, this should only be done by your doc! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scar?

How can I get rid of scar?

Fade it, not get rid: Once you have a scar it will always be present, but there are various ways of improving a scars appearance. Taking good care of wounds will help...Keep them clean and moist. Topical treatments like scar recovery gel can help. Older scars may benefit from treatments like scar revision, dermabrasion, laser treatments, peels. Seek a local plastic surgeon to get specific recommendations for you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of strechmarks?

Stretch marks: Try using cocoa butter you can also try using virgin coconut oil. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne quickly?

How do I get rid of acne quickly?

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 can I get rid of stubborn zits?

How can I get rid of stubborn zits?

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

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more