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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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How can I get rid of pimple on my face ?

How can I get rid of pimple on my face ?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...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 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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Can there be a way that i can get rid of pimples on my face?

Can there be a way that i can get rid of pimples on my face?

Improve your diet.: Clean up your diet, remove the junk, avoid fatty foods, improve you gut health. Start with adding probiotics , resolve any stool issues(constipation /loose stools). Drink plenty of water. Use a topical benzoilperoxide product. The "proactive " system is a good one. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples on my face n stretchmarks on my body?

How do I get rid of pimples on my face n stretchmarks on my body?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples on my face? I have a good hygiene and i still grow pimples on my face. Im 16 some of them are just red its not pimples. Ty

How do I get rid of pimples on my face? I have a good hygiene and i still grow pimples on my face. Im 16 some of them are just red its not pimples. Ty

Pimples: Your pimples are due to acne which is often present during adolescence..You should consult your doctor or a dermatologist who can provide you with the proper medication to help your complexion. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples from the face?

How can I get rid of pimples from the face?

Benzoyl peroxide: This is your first line of treatment for acne. If 5% benzoyl peroxide topical 2x/day has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne is a non-lifestyle-related disease that needs to be managed until it self-cures, especially because it's a serious personal and professional liability. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more