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How can I get rid of pimples on my back and face quickly?

How can I get rid of pimples on my back and face quickly?

Antibiotics: Quick response will require antibiotics. Longer term it needs to combined with prescription topical medications. Laser can yield very quick results on the face in 2-3 weeks but is less useful on the back be ause of the thicker skin. In severe cases Accutane is an option. Discuss with dermatologist. ...Read more

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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 the pimples on my back and chest?

How can I get rid of the pimples on my back and chest?

See a dermatologist: Probable acne. This is a matter of genetics and hormones, not hygiene or stress or diet. Some birth control makes it worse, some makes it better. PCOS (irregular menses) may be a factor. A skin specialist will help you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this acne on my face and shoulders?

How can I get rid of this acne on my face and shoulders?

Acne treament: Trial of 4 weeks with over the counter benzyl peroxide 5 %. If not 50 % better then consult your physician for prescription medication. ...Read more

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I get acne on my inner thighs and shoulders. How can I get rid of the acne?

I get acne on my inner thighs and shoulders.  How can I get rid of the acne?

Many acne options: Acne can be treated with medications you put on your skin (topical medication) and mediation you take by mouth (antibiotics and sometimes Accutane). Mild to moderate acne can usually be treated by topical medication alone - unless it occurs in places you can not easily reach. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the acne on my back and stomach?

How can I get rid of the acne on my back and stomach?

Benzoyl Peroxide: I would start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash like panoxyl. Be aware that benzoyl peroxide can be irritating to the skin and it can bleach dark clothing. You need to rinse if off very well in the shower. This would be a good start. If it doesn't work after 1 month, i would recommend seeing a physician. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne on the back and chest?

How can I get rid of acne on the back and chest?

Not easy: I would schedule a time with your dermatologist. There are prescription and non-prescription options, but your dermatologist will need to make that decision. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of a few pimples on my chest?

How can I quickly get rid of a few pimples on my chest?

If they are few...: Topical benzoyl peroxide might be sufficient. Otherwise, topical clindaycin and/or a systemic tetracycline or macrolide would be in order. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples on my body?

Need to be checked: Pimples all over the body need to be checked, visually examined and treated properly see your family physician or a dermatologist as you are 35 years old, but may have adult acne or or some other skin condition. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples on my arm?

How can I get rid of pimples on my arm?

Dx:Hidradenitis supp: If you have 'infected follicles' under the arms then you may have an 'acne' related condition: hidradenitis suppurtiva. You should get seen by your primary care doctor or dermatologist to get a diagnosis and get proper treatment (e.g. Oral antibiotics, possible injections). Hope you are better soon! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of rashes on my face quick?

How do I get rid of rashes on my face quick?

Eval: There are many types of rashes. The type of rash needs to be known to provide specific recommendations. Recommend eval by your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne on my back and shoulders?

How do I get rid of acne on my back and shoulders?

Med: You can get oral antibiotics and topical meds from your dermatologist. You could also be prescribed Isotretinoin if your dermatologist believes in this med. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of to a rash on my arms and back?

How can I get rid of to a rash on my arms and back?

See the doctor: There are so many causes of rash it is difficult to give specific recommendation without more history and examination of the rash. If this has been present for along time it could be some thing benign. If it is recent and itchy it could be allergic. If you have other bodily symptoms it could be more systemic. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of black marks on my leg and pimples on my face?

How can I get rid of black marks on my leg and pimples on my face?

ACNE, BLACK MARKS: For acne, Retin-A dry the pimples and exfoliates the scars. For the black marks, try using eldoquin 4percent 2x/ day. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne on my back?

How can I get rid of acne on my back?

See your doctor: He/she can prescribe appropriate antibiotics for your acne. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of old skin and zits on my face?

How can you get rid of old skin and zits on my face?

Light Peels: Light skin peels, done in a series will exfoliate old skin and improve acne with little risk. In minnesota, this is done by an aesthetician. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of small pimples on my face?

How can I get rid of small pimples on my face?

Scientific Rx: Mild disease like this can usually be cleared in two weeks or so by topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne on my lips?

How can I get rid of acne on my lips?

Is it acne?: Is the "acne" entirely on the lip(s) or just at the junction of the pigmented portion of lips and facial skin?How long have you had it? What have you tried before? Have you changed your diet recently? Any acne elsewhere on your face? Have you seen your pcp/ or dermatologist? Good luck! ...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