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How can I treat my acne with natural remedies?

How can I treat my acne with natural remedies?

Acne: Mix 2 tbls of oatmeal, 1 tsp of apple cider vinegar, 1 tsp of green tea, 1 tsp of lemom juice, and half tsp of cinnamon in a small microwave safe bowl. After a hot shower or steam bath , rub paste all over face and leave on for 2 hrs. Rinse with warm water, and apply all wet ingredients as a toner. Clearer skin within a week. ...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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What are the causes of acne and how to treat acne with natural remedies?

What are the causes of acne and how to treat acne with natural remedies?

Scientific Rx: Acne's not lifestyle or hygiene related. The remedies that a scientific physician uses (and they work) are based either on vitamin a analogues or nature's gift -- antibiotics. Please get with your physician. ...Read more

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How to treat acne with food supplements and natural remedies ?

How to treat acne with food supplements and natural remedies ?

Forgive my frankness: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that's a grave personal and professional problem. It's manageable with benzoyl peroxide and prescription-strength rx's from your doctor. If someone is forcing you to use "natural" / non-evidence-based remedies because of a misguided fear of real science, you have my sympathy and you have a right to be very angry. Hope you get help now. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies for acne?

Are there any natural remedies for acne?

Natural Acne Txs: Vit a topically and orally is a mainstay of acne treatment.(think retin a (tretinoin) and accutane). You can take high dose vit a, in drop form, (seroyal) up to 150, 000 iu per day. But be careful, it is easy to get toxic and it is tetratogenic! zinc gluconate, (alot safer) 30mg /day x 2 month was shown to improve acne in 24/32 pts vrs. 8/34 in placebo. Nicotinamide gel (b vit) is helpful too. ...Read more

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What are the natural remedies to take care of acne?

Real Rx: This is the 21st century and you owe it to yourself to use remedies that actually work. Your physician can manage acne using compounds that are gifts from mother nature -- benzoyl peroxide, the retinoic acid derivatives, isotretinoin, and the wonderful antibiotics made by natural micro-organisms. Acne is a chronic, serious disease and requires real rx. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural remedies for acne?

Get a real Rx: This is the 21st century and you owe it to yourself to use remedies that actually work. Your physician can manage acne using compounds that are gifts from mother nature -- benzoyl peroxide, the retinoic acid derivatives, isotretinoin, and the wonderful antibiotics made by natural micro-organisms. Acne is a chronic, serious disease and requires real rx. ...Read more

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How to get my acne under control using natural remedies?

How to get my acne under control using natural remedies?

Do what works: Despite all the pretty pictures and talk, natural remedies will disappoint you as bitterly for acne as they will for cancer. All acne is easily manageable with today's prescription medicine -- this is the 21st century -- and you have a right to the benefits of real science. Please forgive my frankness; being young is hard enough without acne and bad information. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me fastest natural remedies for acne?

Will disappoint you: If you're keeping evidence-based scientific treatment from a teen because or your personal preference for "natural treatment", please reconsider. It's a serious, non-lifestyle-related disease. If you're the patient yourself, try vinegar or tea tree oil. ...Read more

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Hello could you suggest me natural remedies to cure acne?

Get scientific: The vitamin a analogues and antibiotics that form the basis of scientific acne treatment are gifts from mother nature. Acne is an often-severe, often-mutilating disease that is a grave social problem. If you are responsible for a young person and you deny them the benefits of scientific treatment, this is likely to be a cause of regret / resentment for a lifetime. Do the right thing. ...Read more

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What should I do for acne's mildness? Especially natural remedies or any other?

What should I do for acne's mildness? Especially natural remedies or any other?

Many things: There are many home remedies for acne. Vitamin a, c, e, d, zinc, selenium and chromium and 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 and hydrogen peroxide are the 2 most popular ones listed. ...Read more

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I have a lot of acne, is there any natural remedies to repair my face?

I have a lot of acne, is there any natural remedies to repair my face?

Some: Proper skin cleansings, acidification of the skin, use of hypoallergenic, non-oil stimulating products are helpful. I would suggest consultation with a skin specialist to have a combination of products, antibiotics, etc. To reduce the recurring acne breakouts which may lead to permanent scarring. Better to have professional help if you have a lot of acne. ...Read more

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How do you differentiate between an acne and a pimple? What are the natural remedies availble to cure this two outbreaks..?

Tree in forest: A pimple is a single lesion while acne is an accumulation of pimples, both blackheads and whiteheads. There are many over the counter and prescribed medications that treat acne. Speak to a dermatologist for the best treatment for you. ...Read more

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Probiotics for acne or are there other natural remedies?

Probiotics for acne or are there other natural remedies?

Forgive my frankness: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that any primary care physician can manage most of the time. The evidence for "natural remedies" for acne is interesting but at best anecdotal & these are at best supplemental. Don't let some slick promotion by an internet "natural medicine" charlatan deprive some teen of treatment that's required to prevent physical and emotional scarring. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies to curing inflammation redness of acne?

Are there any natural remedies to curing inflammation redness of acne?

See below: Please consult this site for home remedies. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Good natural remedies to get rid of acne?

Good natural remedies to get rid of acne?

Good skin care: Retinoids (derivatives vitamin a) may be some of the most effective medications and available as retinols (over the counter) or as a prescription in the form of retin a (tretinoin) or accutane. A good skin care regimen (soap/moisturizer/acid) are best and the acne may not always be preventable or treatable due to natural hormone alterations. Discuss with your gynecologist and dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies for dry, acne prone face?

Are there any natural remedies for dry, acne prone face?

You want natural?: You might just need a salicylic acid wash. This comes from the willow tree. Acne can be managed nowadays; a good personal physician, perhaps with an interest in natural healing, can be your best friend here. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies that can get rid of acne?

What are some natural remedies that can get rid of acne?

Not many: Unfortunately there are not alot of natural things for acne but decreasing your sugar intake, dairy intake can help since they fuel inflammation. Increasing water can help. Ancient cultures have used yogurt and tumeric as a natural mask for hydration and brightening your best bet is good skin care products that can help exfoliate your skin: Alpha hydroxys and retin-a. ...Read more

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How to remove acne scar using natural remedies?

How to remove acne scar using natural remedies?

Can't be done: No one, not even a dermatologist, can remove a scar. The dermatologists can make them less conspicuous using lasers, fillers, abrasion or surgery. No "natural" home remedy works. Truth is that no kid should have to have acne scarring in the first place; if a preference for "natural healing" caused you to be scarred as a teen, you'd be right to be angry. But your scars should be treatable if u want. ...Read more

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Doctor recommended natural remedies 2 get rid of acne ?

Tea tree oil: This is a weak estrogen and may help, but only as a part of a comprehensive, evidence-based program. Add benzoyl peroxide and if you're not clear, get with your physician. Some men have grown breasts using this stuff, so you've been warned. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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