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How do I get pimples?

How do I get pimples?

Part of puberty.: Due to the changes in hormone levels, skin bacteria, and oil production, most people get pimples with puberty. Acne can continue until mid-20's to mid-30's, so whatever your doctor suggests to control it, keep using it on all acne-prone areas even when your skin is clear. No squeezing, scratching, picking or poking pimples; it not only can leave scars, but it can increase the pimples! ...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 do I get rid of pimples?

How do I get rid of  pimples?

Skin Care: Excellent skin care program mandatory. Often products which acidify the skin help reduce bacteria which cause the pimples, and reduce the oil production which can plug he pores. Consult dermatologist for proper skin care rather than buying from internet or over counter. Skins are often different, and you should have a program developed for your particular case. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples/acne?

How do I get rid of pimples/acne?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of zits?

How do I get rid of zits?

Some options...: For treating acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream can be quite helpful. Some OTC products use salicylic acid. If desired, a doctor may add an antibiotic gel or cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of or in addition to benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline are sometimes used. ...Read more

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I have pimples how do I get rid of it?

I have pimples how do I get rid of it?

Pimples: Pimples can be treated with prescription medication like epiduo or ziana or acanya or retin a. In more severe cases oral antibiotics like solodyn (minocycline) or Monodox are needed. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my blackheads?

How do I get rid of my blackheads?

Acne: Treatment of acne includes several topical and systemic therapies and is guided by various clinical features, such as the type and severity of acne. Your doctor can best determine how to treat your acne. Exclusively comedonal acne (whiteheads or blackheads) may be treated with topical retinoids alone. It should be assured that acne is not a sign of an underlying hormonal disease before treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get bigger?

Rephrase: Please write back and be more specific. Bigger where? ...Read more

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How do I get rid of boils?

How do I get rid of boils?

Boils: To treat a boil with a warm compress and tea tree oil, pour 4 teaspoons of very hot water in a bowl. Add 2 drops of tea tree oil. Take a cotton ball or piece of gauze and place it in the water. Swirl it around to moisten it and apply it directly to the boil. If this does not work see your doctor to lance the boil and be placed on antibiotics. ...Read more

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How do I get rid blepharitis?

How do I get rid blepharitis?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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How do I treat pimples?

How do I treat pimples?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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How do I naturally get rid of pimples?

How do I naturally get rid of pimples?

Get scientific: Acne is too serious a problem to trust to the herbalists and "holistic" healers, though their adjuncts may be of some use. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne can't be cured but will eventually remit on its own. Until then, you must manage it as a chronic illness. ...Read more

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How do i get rid of acne?

How do i get rid of acne?

Acne=infection.: Acne is truly an infection within the pores of the skin, so any effective treatment for acne should initially include both a drying agent (i.e. benzoyl peroxide) and an antibiotic (which could be topical or oral). ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne?

How do I get rid of acne?

Acne=infection.: Acne is truly an infection within the pores of the skin, so any effective treatment for acne should initially include both a drying agent (i.e. benzoyl peroxide) and an antibiotic (which could be topical or oral). ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne/pimples?

Many: Visit your dermatologists for the newest and most effective therapies. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of my acne?

What do I do to get rid of my acne?

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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Can you tell me how do I get rid of pimple scars?

Can you tell me how do I get rid of pimple scars?

Difficult: resurfacing fractional lasers help reduce the scars but a great result is only 50% improvement, deep chemical peels by a trained MD help as well. Dermadbrasion and possibly the dermapen can reduce the scars to a lesser degree ...Read more

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How do I get my meds?

How do I get my meds?

Say what?: You are likely trying to respond to a private consultation you started but you are doing it in the public questions and answer board. So we have no idea what you are talking about... ...Read more

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How do I get birthcontrol?

How do I get birthcontrol?

See a doc: I you want a prescriptions for birth control beside condoms and spermicide which is over the counter then you need to make an appointment with your doctor, go to a reduced fee clinic like a planne parenthood, or try even the county health department. ...Read more

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What do I do to get my furuncle popped?

What do I do to get my furuncle popped?

See your doctor: Either your gp or dermatologist will be glad to lance or pop the furuncle. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more