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How can you avoid getting pimples?

How can you avoid getting pimples?

Preventative Tx: Use a salicylic acid cleanser for the face such as clean and clear or neutrogenia oil free cleanser. ...Read more

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 to do when you get pimples to avoid getting scars?

What to do when you get pimples to avoid getting scars?

Don't pick!: I am amazed at how many people pick at their pimples and scabs, so decrease trauma to the skin..Don't pick! also, some forms of acne are really inflammatory and can cause necrosis and atrophy of the skin and soft tissue, leading to major scarring. If you are prone to this type of acne, see your derm and consider meds like anitbioitics and retinoids and possibly even accutane. ...Read more

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What are good treatments and prevention methods for sudden pimple breakouts?

What are good treatments and prevention methods for sudden pimple breakouts?

Numerous causes: There may be a variety of causes at first need to be evaluated prior to recommending a blanket statement. Hormonal or food sensitivities may require medication. Otherwise good skin hygiene with possible use of antibiotics or anti-inflammatory agents as well as topical retinoids may be beneficial. ...Read more

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I have a hormonal problem and when ever I do face threading I get pimples. How can I avoid it??

I have a hormonal problem and when ever I do face threading I get pimples. How can I avoid it??

Really need: You really need to see a dermatologist to have this evaluated to get the correct treatment. ...Read more

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I'm 23 and I still get severe pimples. Is there a natural way to treat my skin to avoid this mess? I want to avoid medications and salves/creams.

I'm 23 and I still get severe pimples. Is there a natural way to treat my skin to avoid this mess? I want to avoid medications and salves/creams.

Acne: Natural treatments don't have much value, although there are many folks who'd like you to believe in their salves, creams, lotions, and potions. Unfortunately, your desire to avoid medications and other creams and salves kinds of limits options. Practice good skin hygiene, don't overdo cleansing or washing, and maybe reconsider your "natural" choices. ...Read more

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How can I solve the feeling of sex apart frm mastarbation or avoid this feeling?Bcz wenever i mastarbate i get pimples... I m 20 yrs old ... Help...

How can I solve  the feeling of sex apart frm mastarbation or  avoid this feeling?Bcz wenever i mastarbate i get pimples... I m 20 yrs old ... Help...

Normal: It is normal to have a strong sex drive at your age. You make sperm daily and will eventually need release so masterbation is a normal common way. It is your hormones that cause pimples, not masterbation . Just keep your face clean and use a non- comedogenic ( oil free like neutrogena acne) moisturizer. ...Read more

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How to get rid of and avoid these tiny white pimples on my chest and what are they?

How to get rid of and avoid these tiny white pimples on my chest and what are they?

CHEST PIMPLES: WHAT ARE THEY? CANNOT TELL BECAUSE I CANNOT SEE THEM! HAVE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST LOOK AT THEM. BEST LUCK . . . ...Read more

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I am doing all the hygiene measures to avoid pimples. What is the effective way to get rid of acne?

I am doing all the hygiene measures to avoid pimples. What is the effective way to get rid of acne?

Acne: Wash daily, keep out of the sun, use few creams and moisturizers. Only use medications prescribed and directed by a qualified dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more