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How do you get rid of blackheads and pores on your face?

How do you get rid of blackheads and pores on your face?

BlackHeads: There are many products that help remove blackheads and open pores: epiduo, ziana, acanya, retin a, (tretinoin) atralin, chemical peels, differin, proactive and others. See your dermatologist for a prescription. ...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


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How do you get rid of blackheads and whiteheads on your nose?

How do you get rid of blackheads and whiteheads on your nose?

Blacheads&whiteheads: Gentle steam ove rhte face helps. Gentle facial peels also help to some extent. See a dermatologist if really bad. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of sunspots on your face?

How do you get rid of sunspots on your face?

Sun protection: Sun spots are typically exacerbated by sun exposure, hormones and stress and are more common in medium or darkly pigmented skin. Wear sun screen, hat and sunglasses to limit your sun exposure. See your dermatologist to discuss other treatment options such as topical hydroquinones, kojic, glycolic, retinoic or azelaic acids as well as laser therapy options. Stay out of the sun or it will come back. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of acne on your back?

How do you get rid of acne on your back?

Challenging: The back is a difficult area to treat acne. We have many oil glands in the v of the upper back, but the skin is thick especially for men and difficult to apply medication to without help. Decreeasing sweating and not wearing occlusive clothing helps. I frequently use a combination retinoid an Clindamycin topic product in addition. ...Read more

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What can you do to naturally get rid of pimples on your face.?

What can you do to naturally get rid of pimples on your face.?

Avoid triggers: Acne triggers include genetics (pick different parents), sun damage, hormone imbalance, stress and lack of sleep. If you are unable to do these see your medspa doctor and get treatment to include laser skin care, products and prescriptions. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of spots on you skin?

How do you get rid of spots on you skin?

What kind: What kind of spots? Some you can't get rid of and others may indicate disease. See a dermatologist for expert advice. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of acne on your nose?

How can you get rid of acne on your nose?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. 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). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackheads on your nose?

How to get rid of blackheads on your nose?

Tretinoin: Prescription topical -- generic tretinoin, one brand is Retin-A. There is also adapalene and tazarotene. All can be helpful in clearing out pores. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of blackheads on face?

What can I do to get rid of blackheads on face?

Exfoliate ; comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. 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). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips). ...Read more

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How to get rid of scabs on your face?

How to get rid of scabs on your face?

Scabs on face: Apply a warm compress for 15 minutes to soften the scabs, then gently wipe them off. Keep the wounds well lubricated with vaseline or antibiotic cream to prevent the scabs from coming back and to allow the wounds to they heal completely. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of chapped spots on your face?

How can you get rid of chapped spots on your face?

Plan: This question for cosmetologist or dermatologist who will see you. It's impossible to give recommendations Not seeing these spots. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of blackheads and whiteheads?

How do you get rid of blackheads and whiteheads?

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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How to get rid of blemishes on your face?

How to get rid of blemishes on your face?

Acne treatment: Adult acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products or prescription medications including topical cream with or without oral medications. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hives on your back?

How do you get rid of hives on your back?

Out damn spots!: If the eruption is hives and no cause is obvious oral antihistamines are first line therapy. If not adequate see your primary care physician or board certified allergist for further evaluation and care. ...Read more

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What do you suggest on how to get rid of pimples?

What do you suggest on how to get rid of pimples?

Scientific Rx: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of cellulite on your thighs?

How do you get rid of cellulite on your thighs?

Cellulite: Laser liposuction is ideal for this problem. Get some plastic surgeon who uses cellulaze equipment. It may help. Good kuck. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of forehead acne?

How do you get rid of forehead acne?

Scientific Rx: When confined to the forehead, topical benzoyl peroxide is likely to clear it. If not, a prescription for topical Clindamycin or something similar should be sufficient. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how you get rid of acne on your face?

Can you tell me how you get rid of acne on your face?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. He/she may be able to add a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin, a retinoic acid derivative, a systemic antibiotic, topical sprionolactone or some other rx. All acne is manageable nowadays. Take advantage of what the 21st century offers. ...Read more

Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Whiteheads (Definition)

Whiteheads = closed comedon (containing oil, bacteria, skin debris) which is ...Read more