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How to get rid of large pimples on my face?

How to get rid of large pimples on my face?

Facial pimple: Unfortunately, there is no easy fix. I would recommend that you see your pmd or a dermatologist for management. If this is inflamed, cystic acne, a steroid injection can be helpful to calm it down while other treatment kicks in. Try not to touch or otherwise manipulate the pimple, so as not to make things worse. Gentle cleansing with a benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid cleanser is helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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I need some tips on how to get rid of large pimples on face?

I need some tips on how to get rid of large pimples on face?

Injection: The best way to get rid of a large pimple on your face is to see a dermatologist who will inject the pimple with cortisone. This does not get into your bloodstream but for make the pimple improve overnight. It will also help avoid getting a scar. ...Read more

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In what way can I get rid of a persistant acne prob.. I even get big red pimples on my face..How do I get rid of them?

In what way can I get rid of a persistant acne prob.. I even get big red pimples on my face..How do I get rid of them?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangea organics, or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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I have a deep pimple-- fairly large, red and hard to the touch--on my face-- been there for over 10 days; how do I best get rid of it?

I have a deep pimple-- fairly large, red and hard to the touch--on my face-- been there for over 10 days; how do I best get rid of it?

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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I hav got very big pimples which i cannot get rid of. They really hurt and I have tried dabbing lemon juice, face washes but nothing worked. Pls help?

Scientific Rx: "home" / "pop" / "natural" remedies like honey, lemon juice, and beer won't touch acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed to clear you after two weeks, get with your physician for prescription treatment. Your acne can be cleared -- this is the 21st century. ...Read more

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How to get rid of large pimples?

How to get rid of large pimples?

Don't squeeze!: Please don't squeeze or scrub them! your skin is not a pot, it should not be scrubbed. In the long run it will only make your acne worse. Topical medications have very limited efficacy on large pimples; oral medicines are usually required, and they must be prescribed by a dermatologist. Professional help is your best option, not only for controlling large pimples but preventing scarring. ...Read more

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Can there be a way that i can get rid of pimples on my face?

Can there be a way that i can get rid of pimples on my face?

Improve your diet.: Clean up your diet, remove the junk, avoid fatty foods, improve you gut health. Start with adding probiotics , resolve any stool issues(constipation /loose stools). Drink plenty of water. Use a topical benzoilperoxide product. The "proactive " system is a good one. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more