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Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Acne Fast With Home Remedies

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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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What're some home remedies to get rid of acne and acne scars fast and effectively?

What're some home remedies to get rid of acne and acne scars fast and effectively?

Time: Scars can't be removed. They can be revised to look better, but once you have a scar you will always have a scar. For best way to revise a scar you should see a plastic surgeon. Fading takes time, but can speed it up with retin-a. ...Read more

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What home remedies can I use to get rid of acne?

What home remedies can I use to get rid of acne?

Milk of magnesium: Buy the regular strength. Spread over face with fingers or cotton ball or tissue. Let it dry and it creates a mask. It tempers the inflammation of acne. You can put it on in the morning, and once dry, apply make up over it. This is what movie stars do so make up has same appearance all day long. The mask absorbs all the face sweat under the filming lights. Also use at night before bed. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne remedies fast?

How to get rid of acne remedies fast?

Keep your face clean: Lots of commerial products to keep your face clean. Pick one and start a daily facial wash routine. Some acne needs professional treatment by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Home remedy to get rid of acne and scars?

Home remedy to get rid of acne and scars?

Seek consultation: Crater scarring is common in chickenpox. Filling, mechanical dermabrasion (planning), or surgical removal/suturing are most common treatments. All scarring is permanent, but these help reduce visual noticeability. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne fast with items at home?

How can I get rid of acne fast with items at home?

There is no fast: Solution to 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. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne n their scars on chin through home remedies? Suggest natural ways please.

How can I get rid of acne n their scars on chin through home remedies? Suggest natural ways please.

Time, time & more : Time is your best friend. Avoiding sun exposure and cigarette smoking are great. Onion bulb extract ( allium cepa) may help as well as honey for some active infections but these later too are controversial. ...Read more

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Need ways to get rid of acne home remedies especially?

Need ways to get rid of acne home remedies especially?

Why not real Rx?: Even in today's insane health-care system, you can get something that works. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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What home remedies to get rid of my acne and tan?

What home remedies to get rid of my acne and tan?

They don't work: The over-the-counter product that works best is benzoyl peroxide. None of the home remedies you'll find online (lemon juice, sleeping with your face smeared with honey) will work, and i suspect some of them are cruel pranks on folks with an already-cruel disease. And no rx of any kind words very fast. Please get with a scientific physician. He/she can help. ...Read more

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Home remedies on how to get rid of spots/pimples/whiteheads/blackheads ect.?

Home remedies on how to get rid of spots/pimples/whiteheads/blackheads ect.?

Home remedies: Soap and water washing. Try applying small amounts of real lemon juice to the spots daily. Short amounts of sun exposure every other day (15 minutes) these are home remedies. For otc remedies try 4-5% benzoyl peroxide. Use a sunscreen that has glycolic acid base. Salicylic acid based products will also be effective. Taking a zinc supplement with a good multiple vitamins is also beneficial. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies on how to get rid of acne?

What are some home remedies on how to get rid of acne?

Get a real Rx: You deserve 21st-century treatment. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne home remedies and creams preferred?

Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne home remedies and creams preferred?

Why not a real Rx?: You can get something that actually works even in our crazy healthcare sytem. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my stye with home remedies?

How can I get rid of my stye with home remedies?

Stye: Use an over-the-counter treatment. Try an ointment (such as stye), solution (such as bausch and lomb eye wash), or medicated pads (such as ocusoft lid scrub). ...Read more

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What are home remedies to get rid of acne scars?

What are home remedies to get rid of acne scars?

Won't work: After acne, the skin may be hyperpigmented, which will fade over the following months and is best alone, or may have depressed scars, which can be treated only by a specialist dermatologist. I'm sorry your acne was not treated effectively in the first place. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of hives with home remedies?

What can I do to get rid of hives with home remedies?

See a dermatologist: There are no home remedies for hives. There are several kinds of hives. You need to first define the condition. Most people who experience hives daily for 6 weeks have chronic urticaria which is not an allergy. Do you take Aspirin or any meds? Antihistamines such as zyrtec (cetirizine) (get the generic) may be used at double or triple dose to control it. It is likely to persist for months to years. See if yo. ...Read more

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How can you rid of acne at home?

How can you rid of acne at home?

Benzoyl peroxide: This is by far the best over-the-counter remedy. The "pop" remedies (tea tree oil, vinegar) may disappoint you. Acne is a non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related, serious chronic illness. If it does not clear with benzoyl peroxide, please get with your physician for something that actually works. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies to get rid of acne?

Can you suggest some home remedies to get rid of acne?

Nothing reliable: "pop" remedies are at best adjuncts to scientific treatment. Tea tree oil may help but has given teenaged boys breasts. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed, a physician's office visit is in order. Acne is a serious, chronic disease that can do grave physical and emotional damage. Don't let your reluctance to use 21st century medicine cause you to neglect the health of a teen. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne in two weeks with home remedies?

How can I get rid of acne in two weeks with home remedies?

Not curable: You need to understand the basics. Acne is a serious, chronic disease that's unrelated to hygiene or lifestyle & minimally to diet. It's a serious social and professional liability. The "pop" remedies online (honey, lemon, others) are cruel pranks. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, you need to get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Tell me how 2 get rid of acne with home remedies?

Tell me how 2 get rid of acne with home remedies?

Get a real Rx: You deserve treatment. The non-rx benzoyl peroxide's a start. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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How did you get rid of lice with home remedies?

How did you get rid of lice with home remedies?

Lice remedies: Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, petroleum jelly, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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