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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

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 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 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

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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 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 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 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 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

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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 do you get rid of acne on your back?

How do you get rid of acne on your back?

Challenging: The back is a difficult area to treat acne. We have many oil glands in the v of the upper back, but the skin is thick especially for men and difficult to apply medication to without help. Decreeasing sweating and not wearing occlusive clothing helps. I frequently use a combination retinoid an Clindamycin topic product in addition. ...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 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

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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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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

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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 ingrowing pimple on your chin?

How to get rid of ingrowing pimple on your chin?

Seeing your doctor : You certainly don't want to pop or squeeze it as it can lead to scarring and even an infection. Facials are not recommended for this condition either. The safest way is to consult your doctor or dermatologist who can prescribe medications and possibility do an intralesional injection or employ other interventions. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackheads on my nose?

How to get rid of blackheads on my nose?

Blackheads: there are some over the counter products to remove blackheads. Otherwise see a dermatologist to try to prevent this problem. ...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

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