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How do I get rid of body and chest acne from my oily skin?

How do I get rid of body and chest acne from my oily skin?

Cleanser: Keep the area clean with a good cleanser and acne formula and use a moisturizer. This is likely hormone related. If using Anabolic steroids that will increase the risk. ...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 can I get rid of oily skin on my face?

How can I get rid of oily skin on my face?

See derm: See your dermatologist to get started on a treatment plan. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of old skin and zits on my face?

How can you get rid of old skin and zits on my face?

Light Peels: Light skin peels, done in a series will exfoliate old skin and improve acne with little risk. In minnesota, this is done by an aesthetician. ...Read more

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how to get rid of acne around my face and body?

how to get rid of acne around my face and body?

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 more

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How do I get rid of back acne and the scars from it?

How do I get rid of back acne and the scars from it?

See dermatologist: I would schedule a consultation with a dermatologist for possible acciutane prescription or other interventions to control the acne disease first. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne? And oily skin?

How can I get rid of acne? And oily skin?

Cannot get rid of: You cannot get rid of it, but you can control it with washing regularly with benzoyl peroxide products, and if this does not work some topical antibiotics may help - see your MD for this. ...Read more

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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?

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?

There are no: "quick fixes" however a Board Certified Dermatologist with an interest in Cosmetic Dermatology has equipment/treatment which can help a good deal I suggest that's the "direction" you should take! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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How can I get rid of blackheads and oily skin?

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

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How do I get rid of these heat bumps on my face and skin.

How do I get rid of these heat bumps on my face and skin.

See your doctor: See your doctor to get the bumps diagnosed then they can be treated once they know what they are. ...Read more

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I get acne on my inner thighs and shoulders. How can I get rid of the acne?

I get acne on my inner thighs and shoulders.  How can I get rid of the acne?

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

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How do I get rid of these heat bumps on my face and skin ?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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How to get rid of dull skin on my face?

How to get rid of dull skin on my face?

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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How can I get rid of oily skin and pimple scars?

How can I  get rid of oily skin and pimple scars?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea australian wild plum & willow cleanser. It is plant based (not dangerous chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone & helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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How can I keep my face clear from spots and get rid of blackheads?

How can I keep my face clear from spots and get rid of blackheads?

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

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How can I get rid of dead skin on my legs and scaring?

How can I get rid of dead skin on my legs and scaring?

To address: Scarring please see either a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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I get pimples in my scalp/face and parts of body. How can I prevent this?

I get pimples in my scalp/face and parts of body. How can I prevent this?

See PMD: Detailed hx and exam, labs needed for your age. In general take muliti vit supplement, avoid indoor animals, plants, exercise to sweat- opens skin pores. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of loose skin on my stomach area?

How do I get rid of  loose skin on my stomach area?

Tuck: The only way of getting rid of loose skin to remove it surgically. Those procedures are known collectively as tucks (witch hazel). The tummy tuck is probably the most common and effective. Some lasers will tighten skin but only a little bit. ...Read more

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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

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