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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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How to get rid of blackheads on my face?

How to get rid of blackheads on my face?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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How to get rid of boils on my face?

How to get rid of boils on my face?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. Boils will need a bacterial culture and internal antibiotics for treatment. ...Read more

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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

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How to get rid of rashes on my face?

How to get rid of rashes on my face?

Type of rash?: Treatment will vary with cause fungus, bacteria, virus, allergy? If mild combination of micatin (miconazole) and hydrocrotisone. Ream could be used. If it persists it is best to see physician for evaluation , tests if necessary and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple/boil on face?

How to get rid of pimple/boil on face?

TLC: You can gentle soak the area with luke- warm water and gently express the contents but do not manipulate too much. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a rash on my face?

How to get rid of a rash on my face?

Too many possible: There are hundreds of rashes and treatments. See a doctor to get the rash diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne and its spot on my face?

How to get rid of acne and its spot on my face?

Not curable: You can usually keep it under control with topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. Your physician may add something if this is not fully effective. Since you're a female, the oral contraceptive pill may clear you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackheads on my nose?

How to get rid of blackheads on my nose?

Blackheads: there are some over the counter products to remove blackheads. Otherwise see a dermatologist to try to prevent this problem. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple and pimple marks on my face?

How to get rid of pimple and pimple marks on my face?

Benzoyl peroxide,rx: Over the counter you are limited to benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and sulfur which can be helpful by themselves or in combination. There are more treatments available by prescription which can be selected for you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dull skin on my face?

How to get rid of dull skin on my face?

Multiple options: The simplest way to improve dull skin is by using an exfoliant, either physical (microbeads) or chemical (lactic or glycolic acid). If you need more brightening you can do chemical peels, microderm abrasion or laser resurfacing. I generally recommend 2-3 times a week exfoliate at home and then one of the more aggressive ways every 3-6 months depending on your skin. www.OmahaCosmeticSurgery.com ...Read more

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What will get rid of acne on my face?

What will get rid of acne on my face?

Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasion or prescription skin care. There are many options and you need a regimen tailored to your specific situation and expected results. ...Read more

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How to get rid of underground pimple on my forehead?

How to get rid of underground pimple on my forehead?

Comedone?: If you are talking about a comedone, which is a small darker pimple, with no signs of inflammation as redness, I would suggest over the counter benzoyl peroxide 5% cream every day. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spot marks on my face?

How to get rid of spot marks on my face?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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In what way can I get rid of zits on my face?

In what way can I get rid of zits on my face?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rash on your forehead?

How to get rid of rash on your forehead?

Facial rash: Depending on the type of rash, the treatment differs, it may be acne, eczema, contact dermatitis, etc. It is best to have a doctor look at it and determine what it is to treat it properly. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blemishes on your face?

Acne treatment: Adult acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products or prescription medications including topical cream with or without oral medications. ...Read more

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how to get rid of acne around my face and body?

how to get rid of acne around my face and body?

Various ways ...: Acne is a skin condition characterised by blocked pores (comedones / blackheads) which may become inflammed or infected (pustules / whiteheads). Treatments include facial wash (Benzoyl Peroxide), topical Retinoids or topical antibiotic (Erythromycin, Clindamycin). Infected pustular acne may be treated with oral antibiotic (Tetracycline, Doxycycline). Severe nodular cystic may require oral Retinoid ...Read more

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How to get rid of red spots and pimples on my forehead?

How to get rid of red spots and pimples on my forehead?

Acne care: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acne/basics/lifestyle-home-remedies/con-20020580 This site gives you a nice overview of acne management. ...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