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Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Acne On Your Face

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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

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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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 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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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

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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

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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

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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

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How to get rid of acne on face ?

How to get rid of acne on face ?

Wide open: There are several types of acne. Your treatment needs to be individualized so i would recommend evaluation by a dermatologist to see what may be the best option given the type of acne. Best of luck! ...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 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

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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

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How to get rid of dead skin on your face?

How to get rid of dead skin on your face?

Exfoliation: For general exfoliation of the "dead skin" cells on your face simple washing with a mild cleanser should do just what you want. If you are trying to "rejuvenate" then this may require a more aggressive approach such as an abrasive skin cleanser. However, do not expect your skin will reverse it's aging with just face washing. ...Read more

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What will get rid of acne on my face?

What will get rid of acne on my face?

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 to get rid of mole on your face painlessly?

How to get rid of mole on your face painlessly?

It'll hurt: A shave biopsy or mini-surgery isn't nearly as nasty as a simple dental procedure. The question is why you'd want it off -- hollywood stars generally keep theirs (marilyn monroe, ahnold). ...Read more

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How to get rid of face flakyness?

How to get rid of face flakyness?

Retinol without mois: Flakiness and sensitive skin can actually be treated by use of a good antioxidant daily and believe it of not a short course of retionoic acid which will actually make it worse before it gets better. Do not treat with moisturizers they will only further inflame your skin. ...Read more

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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

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How to get rid of acne and blackheads!?

How to get rid of acne and blackheads!?

Retinoic acid: If you have a lot of comedones, start off with a topical retinoic acid derivative. If this doesn't have you clear in two weeks, get with your personal physicain who can add something. ...Read more

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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

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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

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


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