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How can I clear acne scars with oily skin?

How can I clear acne scars with oily skin?

Can't clear scars: Depressed scars will require a dermatologist or plastic surgeon's help. I'm sorry your disease wasn't treated when these scars could have been prevented. Your personal physician has the means to clear you and keep new lesions at bay. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Whats best to clear acne prone skin?

Whats best to clear acne prone skin?

A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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How to get clear nd glowing skin without acne scars?

How to get clear nd glowing skin without acne scars?

Treat not cure: Wr still don't completely understand the causes of acne but a fairly clear picture of the outcome. Treatments are targeted to reduce sebaceous (oil gland) activity and associated or secondary bacterial growth. ...Read more

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How to clear up acne scar?

How to clear up acne scar?

Treat acne first: Active acne must be taken care of first. Once that is done, then scarring can be addressed with a variety of treatment options depending on your skin type, the depth of scar, presence of other skin problems etc. Your facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist may recommend peels, lasers, scar revisions, dermabrasion or other techniques. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to remove face scars due to acne and body scars?

How to remove face scars due to acne and body scars?

High-tech: I'm sorry your acne was neglected. There's nothing you can do on your own. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon can use a laser, microsurgery or a filler. ...Read more

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How do you clear up acne scars on your face?

How do you clear up acne scars on your face?

Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options include fractional lasers or subscision. ...Read more

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How to clear pimples.?

How to clear pimples.?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxde as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne is a non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related, serious illness that can keep you from getting the job that you want. It needs to be managed until it remits on its own. Ignore all "pop" advice about diet, home cures and so forth. ...Read more

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How to clear up old acne scars and wounds?

How to clear up old acne scars and wounds?

Specialist help: A dermatologist or plastic surgeon with a laser, microsurgery or filler can help make these less visible. Nothing you can do on your own will work. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne with oily skin? Acne soap?

How to get rid of acne with oily skin? Acne soap?

Soaps do not help: Acne is a disease of the oil-producing glands of the face, but removing the oils does not cure acne. Regular washing with a benzoyl peroxide-containing cleanser will help dry your face, but will not cure the underlying problem. You need to consult with a dermatologist who can prescribe a program which should help your acne. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne and scars? Neutrogena oil free acne facewash will work?

How to get rid of acne and scars? Neutrogena oil free acne facewash will work?

No they won't: If you've already got scarring from acne, then your disease -- which is chronic, serious, and non-lifestyle-related -- wasn't managed as it should have been. You have my sympathy. If benzoyl peroxide fails, a scientific physician can clear it up in a short time. This is the 21st century. Please get seen. A dermatologist can deal with the scars later. ...Read more

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How to heal/get rid of acne and acne scars on face and body?

How to heal/get rid of acne and acne scars on face and body?

Acne Scars: There are different treatments for acne scars depending on severity and cost considerations. Treatments include but are not limited to mechanical dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, and surgical scar revision. The treatment program and costs vary with the extent of the scarring and number of treatments required. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to check out your options. ...Read more

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How can you clear up body acne?

How can you clear up body acne?

Systemic Rx: This generally requires systemic treatment. If tetracycline 500 2x/day doesn't clear you up, it's time to consider isotretinoin. Your physician may also offer topical treatment. Good luck, and remember this is a non-lifestyle-related, chronic serious disease. ...Read more

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How to have a clear face skin?

How to have a clear face skin?

Pangea Organics: Are certified organic, gluten free and botanical based (not dangerous chemicals) skincare products. I recommend the discovery kit for your skin type. They clear up your skin without being harsh or drying it out. It gives you travel sized version of the face cleanser, toner, scrub, masque and cream for only $34 and free shipping only at http://pangeaorganics.Com/parties/1167. ...Read more

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Can you please explain how i can clear my face of oil, acne, etc.?

Can you please explain how i can clear my face of oil, acne, etc.?

Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasion or prescription skin care. There are many options and you need a regimen tailored to your specific situation and expected results. ...Read more

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How can I clear my face from acne and scars?

How can I clear my face from acne and scars?

Scientific Rx: All acne can be managed and i'm sorry you ended up with scars. With a history of scarring, make an appointment now with your personal physician for prescription-strength treatment and until then begin with topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day; your doctor's rx will probably be in addition. Scars are managed today with lasers, microsurgery or filler; some hollywood leads keep their to look "tough". ...Read more

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Need some tips to clear acne for oily/sensitive skin?

Need some tips to clear acne for oily/sensitive skin?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, you're going to need prescription-strength medication from your personal physician. ...Read more

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What are some ways to naturally clear facial acne?

What are some ways to naturally clear facial acne?

Less stress: When you get aged, there is decreased level of male hormone which make acne worse as well. Stress, uv exposure and picking with dirty hands can make the acne worse. ...Read more

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Will tee tree oil help clear up my facial acne?

Will tee tree oil help clear up my facial acne?

Not your best choice: It's a modest estrogen and if you're a man, you can grow breasts from it. Get yourself some topical benzoyl peroxide instead, as tolerated, and if you're not clear in two weeks, get with your physician who can add prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Eds and facial acne, what are treatment to clear and prevent and help with my scars, i am very insecure these days.

Eds and facial acne, what are treatment to clear and prevent and help with my scars, i am very insecure these days.

Spironolactone: EDS= Ehlers-Danlos??? Acne in adult women is a hormone-driven condition. It is related to birth control and menstrual cycles. Not related to collagen defect. By far the best and easiest and cheapest remedy is spironolactone at 25 to 200mg a day as a single dose. It reduces the effects of androgens [male hormones] on oil glands. Not to use if pregnant or in kidney failure. ...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


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