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How to get rid of pimples under the breasts?

How to get rid of pimples under the breasts?

Keep area dry: If you have large breast that can lead to folliculitis, a form of acne. Keep the area clean and dry, wear a support bra and use baby powder to keep it dry. If skin is irritated and red it can be a fungal infection and you should apply an anti-fungal cream or powder. ...Read more

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Acne (Definition)

A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples ?

How to get rid of pimples ?

Hygiene: Good hygiene and over the counter cleaning agents. Severe cases can be addressed with medications, but average outbreaks can be dealt with at home with hygiene and cleansing products. ...Read more

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Managing Acne (Checklist)

Use a gentle cleanser designed for acne-prone skin
1 Min, Daily for 2 Years
Use over-the-counter or prescription acne drugs as the doctor advises
Daily
See the doctor to adjust medications and other treatments
3x year
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What is the best way to quickly get rid of pimples?

What is the best way to quickly get rid of pimples?

There is no best way: Often times consumers are sold on 'secret' treatments for acne. This is because acne is a difficult problem without a best way to treat all cases. Start with standard otc treatment: salacylic acid wash, benzoyl peroxide and a good moisturizer and if this is not effective make a visit with your primary physician to discuss prescription therapy. ...Read more

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I just want to get rid of pimples and tan?

I just want to get rid of pimples and tan?

Best wishes: This is a common dream of millions of teenagers and twenty year olds across the world. To achieve this dream, see the Dermatologist (skin dr.) and discuss the remedies of good acne treatments and the risks of too much ultra-violet radiation form the sun. Good luck. ...Read more

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Managing Acne (Checklist)

Wash face with a hydroxy acid cleanser
2x day
Apply OTC benzoyl peroxide in the morning
Daily
Consider a topical retinol at bedtime
Once
Consider taking vitamins
once
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How do I get rid of pimples on my rump?

How do I get rid of pimples on my rump?

Don't scratch/squeez: There is great temptation to squeeze these, however that is the best way to spread them and cause more. Keep them clean with soapy water and pad dry twice daily; an otc antibiotic cream, perhaps alternating with a otc Hydrocortisone cream (0.5-1.0%) may help them clear. If they are persistent or new ones keep cropping up, see gp or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimples that can't be popped?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples that can't be popped?

Steroid injections: Deep cystic acne can be treated with steroid injections. If there are many and recurrent, you may need antibiotics (oral & topicals), accutane, laser treatments combined with ala or a pixel resurfacing laser. ...Read more

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Managing Acne (Checklist)

See a Doctor to prescribe a treatment plan based on your acne severity
3x year
Use your medications consistently; don't skip doses or days
daily
Wash twice daily & after exercise, make-up removal, extra oily skin
daily
Use mild, oil-free soaps, avoid exfoliating products & don't scrub
daily
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How can I get rid of pimples on my back and face quickly?

Antibiotics: Quick response will require antibiotics. Longer term it needs to combined with prescription topical medications. Laser can yield very quick results on the face in 2-3 weeks but is less useful on the back be ause of the thicker skin. In severe cases Accutane is an option. Discuss with dermatologist. ...Read more

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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

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