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How can I get rid of pimples with antibiotics?

PART 2: Emphasis should be placed on minimizing the conditions that promote pimple formation, including the practice of good hygiene, avoiding situations where ingrown hairs that form, and speedy identification and treatment of a pimple before it spreads. At the end of the day, a discussion or a referral will be appropriate to discuss your individual conditions and reasons for pimple treatment. ...Read more

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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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I notice pimple like in the outer part of my vagina after 5 days of shaving,how can i get rid of this?what antibiotic do i have to take?

Ingrown hair: This could be a pimple from an ingrown hair or blocked hair follicle in your vaginal area. You can apply warm compresses (as hot as you can stand for a while) about 3 times a day, and apply an OTC antibiotic cream such as polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) or neosporin. If it does not get better in a week, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best antibiotic to get rid of your acne at 30?

What is the best antibiotic to get rid of your acne at 30?

There is no...: ..."best" antibiotic for anyone or anything. Doctors choose specific antibiotics for specific problems in specific individuals after looking at a host of variables. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne i can't take antibiotics for it I'm 17 and it's really bad plastic sergent did nothing to help?

How do I get rid of acne i can't take antibiotics for it I'm 17 and it's really bad plastic sergent did nothing to help?

See below: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment Please visit the website listed above and try these home remedies. You may need to try more than one to see which one suits you better. ...Read more

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I often get acne and only can get rid of it using antibiotics. But i don't want to juse antibiotics for the rest of my life. What is a natural cure?

I often get acne and only can get rid of it using antibiotics. But  i don't want to juse antibiotics for the rest of my life. What is a natural cure?

Dermatologist: See a dermatologist that specializes in acne. Causes for acne can be complicated. Hormones, bacteria, etc can all come into play. A proper blood work up will be needed. Types of medications vary, depending on what the specialist fins after a thorough exam and workup. ...Read more

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4yr old acne site present after 2 yrs of clindamycin + clobestasol & 2 rounds of antibiotics. Shrunk w/ 17% salicylic acid. How do I get rid of it?

4yr old acne site present after 2 yrs of clindamycin + clobestasol & 2 rounds of antibiotics. Shrunk w/ 17% salicylic acid. How do I get rid of it?

You may benefit: from advice from a Board Certified PLASTIC surgeon who may present a different "view" from that seen by the dematologist! MICRO-SURGERY is an ADVANCING sub-specialty..ask your PCP for guidance! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have cystic acne and on lymecycline antibiotics and Fucidin H topical cream, the cyst aren't going down how do I get rid of them?

I have cystic acne and on lymecycline antibiotics and Fucidin H topical cream, the cyst aren't going down how do I get rid of them?

Lumps: Hi, Look for small relative changes. If you do not see any week after week, your treatment is simply not adequate and inform your doctor. If the lumps don't go down in the coming weeks, feel free to contact me anytime. This condition is never easy and often riddled with failure. Be prepared for this possibility emotionally, but look for those relative changes. -Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read more

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I have vaginal itching,occasional headaches, no discharge. I am on antibiotics for acne and am taking Flonase. What do I do to get rid of the itching?

I have vaginal itching,occasional headaches, no discharge. I am on antibiotics for acne and am taking Flonase. What do I do to get rid of the itching?

Which antibiotic?: Which antibiotic? More than one??? Dose? Other meds? Birth control? Probably you will do much better with spironolactone than with any antibiotic. Adult women with acne usually get much better result with the antiandrogen, and seldom have side effects. Also it is safer and less expensive. Not to be used if pregnant or kidney failure. The main thing is to stop antibiotic(s) and tell the DR. ...Read more

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Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...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