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How Do I Get Rid Of Body And Chest Acne From My Oily Skin
Various ways ...: Acne is a skin condition characterised by blocked pores (comedones / blackheads) which may become inflammed or infected (pustules / whiteheads). Treatments include facial wash (Benzoyl Peroxide), topical Retinoids or topical antibiotic (Erythromycin, Clindamycin). Infected pustular acne may be treated with oral antibiotic (Tetracycline, Doxycycline). Severe nodular cystic may require oral Retinoid ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have oily skin and prone to pimples all over my body. How do I get rid off acne scars from years ago on my back and legs?
Blackheads & oil: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more
See your doctor: See your doctor to get the bumps diagnosed then they can be treated once they know what they are. ...Read more
Many acne options: Acne can be treated with medications you put on your skin (topical medication) and mediation you take by mouth (antibiotics and sometimes Accutane). Mild to moderate acne can usually be treated by topical medication alone - unless it occurs in places you can not easily reach. ...Read more
Heat Rash???: The most important thing you can do is try to reduce how much you are sweating. If possible, stay in a cool, dry place. You can take cool baths or use a clean cloth dipped in cold water to cool the areas with the rash. Also be sure to wear loose clothes that let your skin breathe. I don't know if that is what you are asking ? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 33 and stills suffer from acne. I have red marks on my face where breakouts used to be. Any suggestions on how to get rid of acne and marks?
Go see Dermatologist: Your family doctor can refer you to a dermatologist if s/he isn't comfortable offering you various anti-acne options. The dermatologist should have various ways to help smooth out your skin & less your acne scars. Be prepared to use 2 forms of contraception & get monthly pregnancy testing if you want to consider Isotretinoin aka accutane, which causes birth defects, thus need for birth control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple options: The simplest way to improve dull skin is by using an exfoliant, either physical (microbeads) or chemical (lactic or glycolic acid). If you need more brightening you can do chemical peels, microderm abrasion or laser resurfacing. I generally recommend 2-3 times a week exfoliate at home and then one of the more aggressive ways every 3-6 months depending on your skin. www.OmahaCosmeticSurgery.com ...Read more
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Acne Troubles: You can usually keep it under control with a three-step process, done twice a day. First, use a gentle facial cleanser. It MUST be gentle and it must be for the face. Then apply a 2.5% benzoyl peroxide cream. You MUST start this off with a SMALL amount and gradually work up. Finish with light facial moisturizer to stop dryness. If this doesn't help, you should seek dermatologist advice. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my face usually gets so oily and I get some breakouts. any tips on how I can get rid of blemishes and an oily face?
Blemishes: Wash your face with a benzoyl peroxide preparation 10% and then clean with clindamycin wipes which the doctor can order. For the occasional blemish use clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide Cream which the doctor will order. Use coverup for the skin tones when necessary. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more
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