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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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How do I get rid of ingrown pimples on my nose? I've haved these since 8th grade now I'm in college please help.

How do I get rid of ingrown pimples on my nose? I've haved these since 8th grade now I'm in college please help.

Possible retin A (tretinoin): See a local dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon
there are a few options
dermabrasion
retin a
antibiotic cream
warm moist packs-i.e. Camomile tea. ...Read more

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I have a ingrown pimple under my nose. How do I get rid of it?

I have a ingrown pimple under my nose. How do I get rid of it?

Warm compresses: Warm compresses over the nose should help to encourage drainage. If you see it spead, persist, or grow, it may need to be lanced or require antibiotics. See a doctor if it does not shrink soon. ...Read more

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I had a hair bump/ ingrown hair that turned into a pimple, & I'm for sure that it's a pimple. How I could get rid of it? It's near my vaginal area.

I had a hair bump/ ingrown hair that turned into a pimple, & I'm for sure that it's a pimple. How I could get rid of it? It's near my vaginal area.

Pimple: Warm sitz baths. Gentle cleansing with mild soap and warm water. It will take some time but should resolve. Do not "pop", pinch or put any kind of acne medicine on it! That will only serve to cause greater inflammation and pain. If it grows in size our persists more than a couple of days see your doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a ingrown pimple inside my nose?

How to get rid of a ingrown pimple inside my nose?

Vestibulitis: You can try over the counter antibiotic cream, but they very often do not work well. If you see your doctor, you can get a stronger treatment that will be more likely to work. Feel better. ...Read more

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I'm all of a sudden getting ingrown pimples on my cheeks and on the sides of my face I've always had acne just not like this how can I get rid of them?

I'm all of a sudden getting ingrown pimples on my cheeks and on the sides of my face I've always had acne just not like this how can I get rid of them?

Get serious about Rx: I'm glad you're using topical benzoyl peroxide but it has not been sufficient and you've ended up with scarring, which could have been prevented. You need to get with your personal physician, who can manage all but the worst cases of acne without consultation. The oral contraceptive pill, a topical or short course of a systemic antibiotic, or spironolactone might be next. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of a black head on a pimple?

How should I get rid of a black head on a pimple?

Acne wash: The black head on a pimple (open comedon) is pigment seen in the opening of a hair follicle and not dirt. Using benzoyl peroxide--either alone or in combination with another acne medication---is an effective means of taking care of this. Manual expression of the plug in the hair shaft will also work, but is not recommended if their is a large number of blackheads. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples in my head?

How do I get rid of pimples in my head?

See dr: Will probably require a prescription. For now you could try a dandruff shampoo but doubt it will help. ...Read more

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Have pimples on my head how ill I get rid of them?

Have pimples on my head how ill I get rid of them?

Healthy diet: Healthy diet and exercise. Keep face clean. Avoid touching your face and you may use over the counter acne moisturizing cream or gel. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my horrible black/whiteheads all over my nose and chin?

Blackheads+: Start with a deep pore cleansing facial from an aesthetician with experience treating patients with acne. Extraction of blackheads and whiteheads can be done at the time of the facial. You will also benefit from using a cleanser appropriate for your skin type, as well as a treatment lotion that helps skin exfoliation and cell turnover.

You may need a series of monthly facials with extractions. ...Read more

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I got this pimple by my lip and it looks like a black head but how do I get rid of it?

See a dermatologist: A dermatologist or an aesthetician can rid you of this easily. ...Read more

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I have these white bumps all over my cheeks and chin. Are these whiteheads? How can I get rid of this?

I have these white bumps all over my cheeks and chin. Are these whiteheads? How can I get rid of this?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?

What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?

Acne keloidalis much: This may be acne keloidalis nuchae or one of several other conditions that are best evaluated by a dermatologist. Treatment may require a series of trials of different medications or systemic therapy and/or surgery. ...Read more

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Everyday I get 3 to 4 new pimples on the skin around my chin and under my neck. How can I get rid of them?

Everyday I get 3 to 4 new pimples on the skin around my chin and under my neck. How can I get rid of them?

Viral infection: This is common location for flat warts or molluscum contagious. Traditional antibiotic and acne medicine will not work. Do not shave the area, it will spread. See doctor for diagnosis. A safe o/c preparation for molluscum is molluscumrx. ...Read more

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I'm getting pimples/bumps at the back of my head after every haircut. What can I do to get rid of it real quick?

I'm getting pimples/bumps at the back of my head after every haircut. What can I do to get rid of it real quick?

Infection vs ingrown: Some people get folliculitis an infection along the hair follicle. Perhaps the barber's equipment is not clean? ! Topical antibiotic ointment can help or in bad cases, oral antibiotics from your doctor. Sometimes people can get a fungal infection (Tinea Capitis - google it). Another possibility in ingrown hair if the haircut was very short. In that case you need to keep the hair longer. ...Read more

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24 male I have pimple marks on my face and deep scares and black head can u suggest any cream to get rid of them? I am from india please help

24 male I have pimple marks on my face and deep scares and black head can u suggest any cream to get rid of them? I am from india please help

Cratered acne: Ice-pick scars from acne require deep skin treatment as provided by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Laser treatment may help. There are no topical creams or ablatives that will help. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of an infected pimple on my chin?

How do I get rid of an infected pimple on my chin?

Infected pimple: See your doctor and get on some antibiotics ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this swollen pimple on my chin?

How can I get rid of this swollen pimple on my chin?

Swollen pimple: Hello. If it is just a "pimple, " it should improve with using an over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide cream applied to it for a few days. If this does not help or the are becomes more swollen, red, and painful, this could be a sign of an infection. In that case, you should see your doctor as it may need drainage and/or antibiotics. ...Read more

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I am wondering how to get rid of pimples on chin?

I am wondering how to get rid of pimples on chin?

Scientific Rx: If they're confined to this area and not very severe, a salicylic acid wash or topical benzoyl peroxide, as tolerated, should be sufficient. ...Read more

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I have white substances (like powder) on my head and numerous pimples on my head. Please help me to get rid of these.

I have white substances (like powder) on my head and numerous pimples on my head. Please help me to get rid of these.

Lesions: Am assuming that the eruptions you are referring to are on your scalp. Recommend evaluation for proper diagnosis and to determine an appropriate treatment plan. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the pimples on my butt? I have pimples that keep forming on my butt. Sometimes white head sometimes no head at all

How do I get rid of the pimples on my butt? I have pimples that keep forming on my butt. Sometimes white head sometimes no head at all

Consult your Doctor: You need to see your doctor or a dermatologist as you have probabely recurrent infections causing pimples, it needs to be looked at and treated properly. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a pimple without a head on my forehead? I don't have any acne problems.

How do I get rid of a pimple without a head on my forehead? I don't have any acne problems.

Pimples: The most important thing is to not apply pressure to the area in attempt to make a head or “pop” the pimple. This can cause further infection or scarring. Make sure you are cleaning your face twice daily with a facial cleanser and try applying benzoyl peroxide 2.5% afterwards to the area. Any higher may cause irritation. ...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