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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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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