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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)

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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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

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more