Top
20
Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Acne On The Head

Share
1

1
How to get rid of acne on the back?

How to get rid of acne on the back?

Can be difficult: It depends somewhat on the size, depth, and number of acne lesions. A benzoyl peroxide wash might be enough if the acne is severe. Other surface products like tretinoin, topical antibiotics, benzoyl peroxides, etc. Can help. I find that back acne often requires an oral antibiotic, sometimes even oral isotretinoin(formerly known as accutane). ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
2,190 doctors shared insights

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


3

3
How to get rid of acne on the body?

How to get rid of acne on the body?

Serious Rx: Topical benzoyl peroxide is your best friend, but you'll need to add a prescription strength Rx from your physician, probably a few weeks on a systemic antibiotic. If you're a female, spironolactone or the oral contraceptive pill may work. If you have severe acne and are offered isotretinoin, consider taking it -- though it's not for the faint-hearted. ...Read more

5

5
How do get rid of dandruff on the forehead and head?

How do get rid of dandruff on the forehead and head?

Start with Selsun: Blue.Keep on for 5 min,then rinse away.If no improvement after 2 weeks,see Family Doc or Dermatology. ...Read more

6

6
What's the best way to get rid of acne scars on arms?

What's the best way to get rid of acne scars on arms?

Acne scar tx: It depends.....If the scars are flat and discolored there are otc and prescription strength creams to help blend the pigment. If they are indented or look like divots that means there is some scar tissue in there and they will be harder to treat. You want to build up some collagen in the indented areas to " fill" them back out. Microneedling, lasers and injected dermal filler can help do this. ...Read more

7

7
How to get rid of acne on nose?

How to get rid of acne on nose?

Many ways: The various treatments for acne are too numerous to discuss in 400 characters. Here's some information: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acne/basics/treatment/con-20020580 ...Read more

8

8
How to get rid of rash on your forehead?

How to get rid of rash on your forehead?

Facial rash: Depending on the type of rash, the treatment differs, it may be acne, eczema, contact dermatitis, etc. It is best to have a doctor look at it and determine what it is to treat it properly. ...Read more

9

9
How to get rid of constant acne on shoulders?

Acne: It depends on they type of acne. It could respond to simple otc acne washes but could also require oral antibiotics or even accutane. I recommend you have a dermatologist have a look to determine the best therapy for you. ...Read more

10

10
What's the best way to get rid of acne on my chest?

What's the best way to get rid of acne on my chest?

Real Rx: You deserve 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. Chest / back acne generally improve with a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

11

11
Whats the best way to get rid of whiteheads on the forehead?

Whats the best way to get rid of whiteheads on the forehead?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more

12

12
How can I get rid of acne/blemishes on the nose?

How can I get rid of acne/blemishes on the nose?

Dermatologist eval.: 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

15

15
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

16

16
How to get rid of eczema on the nose and face?

How to get rid of eczema on the nose and face?

Facial Seborrhea: Seborrheic dermatitis commonly affects the face and is characterized by redness and scaling. Typical areas are the eyebrows, frown lines, sides of the nose, smile lines, chin, and beard. Treatment consists of Hydrocortisone cream (1-2.5%) for flares. Some can try anti-yeast creams or washes (including znp bar) to reduce flares. Moisturizering creams can help with dryness as well. ...Read more

17

17
How to get rid of pimple/boil on face?

How to get rid of pimple/boil on face?

TLC: You can gentle soak the area with luke- warm water and gently express the contents but do not manipulate too much. ...Read more

18

18
How to get rid of blackheads on my face?

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

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
How to get rid of a scar on my forehead?

How to get rid of a scar on my forehead?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with time. See a dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options. Good luck! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
2,507 doctors shared insights

Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
1,703 doctors shared insights

Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more