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How To Get Rid Of Ingrown Pimples On Chin
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.
I have a pimple under the skin on my cheek. I don't shave my face so I don't think it's an ingrown hair. How do I get rid of it naturally?
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
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
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
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
See a dermatologist: A dermatologist or an aesthetician can rid you of this easily. ...Read more
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
What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?
How do I get rid of these pimples on my head there small bumbs and I wash my face everyday! Please help?
Wash scalp daily: Use any shampoo, but wash your scalp daily and try to keep it dry. ...Read more
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?
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
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
When I break out, I break out badly. Lately, I have been getting painful pimples that have clear liquid a lot around my chin. How do I get rid of them?
Infected pimple: See your doctor and get on some antibiotics ...Read more
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
How can I get rid of swelling on my chin from an underground pimple, ice and tea bag does not seem to be working?
Infection: You have an infection. Please see a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
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
I have a REALLY ugly yellow pimple on my chin and I need it to go away by tomorrow. Any overnight tips to get rid of it fast?
I have a white spot on my chin left behind by a pimple. I am fairly dark in complexion so it stands out. How can I get rid of it?
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
Should I pop my pimples once they have a white head? A lot of my friends have said it is the best way to get rid of them, but I have my doubts..
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