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How to get rid of white heads?

How to get rid of white heads?

A warm compress: will express it naturally. Benzoyl peroxide works. Topical retinoids that can be prescribed by your doctor are the best treatment but they must be administered properly with the use of proper moisturization and avoidance of sun exposure to treated areas. ...Read more

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 what white heads and bad acne?

How to get rid of what white heads and bad acne?

Rx: This is the 21st century and nobody needs to have acne; life's hard enough. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. If this hasn't worked well in two weeks, choose a systemic antibiotic such as Erythromycin or a tetracycline that is right for that person. Dermatologists have stronger medicines andlasers. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of white heads yourself?

How to get rid of white heads yourself?

Depends: Some whiteheads (milia) will not come out easily. Some can be easily squeezed out. Remember to clean off the mirror after. Benzoyl peroxide and retina are often effective for long term control. ...Read more

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How to get rid of deep white heads on cheeks?

How to get rid of deep white heads on cheeks?

Medical facial: You can have extractions performed by an expert aesthetician, in a medical office. Also for maintenance you can use a retinol or get an rx for a retinoid from your dermatologist to decrease the size and number of the cyst like growths called milia. ...Read more

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How can one get rid of blackheads and white heads?

How can one get rid of blackheads and white heads?

Wash vigorously: Keep skin clean and dry with aggressive washing. You can purchase a comedone extractor at any pharmacy to remove the ones you have. ...Read more

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How to get rid of penis spots?

How to get rid of penis spots?

Depends: Upon what they are and what they're due to. Someone needs to look at them and tell you. Go visit your doctor if you're concerned. ...Read more

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How to get rid of Head lice?

How to get rid of Head lice?

Head lice: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & lice. A pediculicide is usually used- OTC like Nix or RID or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my pimple?

How to get rid of my pimple?

Acne: For simple acne, you can apply topical Benzoyl Peroxide 10% gel nightly for this. If further acne worsens, you can make a virtual appt with Derm MD thru health tap. Welcome, I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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How to get rid of my dandruff?

How to get rid of my dandruff?

Dandruff shampoo: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, which can reduce the fungus; selenium sulfide, which can limit cell turnover and decrease the amount of fungus; salicylic acid, which works as a sort of scrub to slough off dead skin; or ketoconazole, which works against a broad array of fungi. ...Read more

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How to get rid of white yeast spots on skin?

How to get rid of white yeast spots on skin?

Sun Spots: Sun spots or tinea versicolor is a superficial yeast infection often seen in young adults especially in the hotter sunnier months. Otc creams such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) can help as can selenium sulfide lotion applied daily for at least 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blood- filled pimples?

How to get rid of blood- filled pimples?

This is serious: I'm going to assume that this is severe acne. You aren't going to be able to manage this by yourself. Your personal physician may start with topical benzoyl peroxide plus an antibiotic, perhaps an oral tetracycline. If you are offered a dermatology consult for isotretinoin, consider doing it though it is not for the faint-hearted. Best wishes, and be strong. ...Read more

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How to get rid of small acnes on fore head?

How to get rid of small acnes on fore head?

Easy Rx: There's a few home remedies such as vinegar and tea-tree oil but i'd urge you to go directly to the mainstream stuff. If over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't do the trick, a physician's office visit is in order. If it's relatively mild disease and confined to your face, adding topical Clindamycin might be your best option; your physician may suggest others. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples and black marks due to pimples.?

How to get rid of pimples and black marks due to pimples.?

See below: Try washing your face multiple times a day with soap and water. If that does not control pimples, see your doctor for a course of antibiotics. To control pigmentation, try using sun screen or find another way to avoid sun exposure. Both problems will subside with time. ...Read more

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How to get rid of white heads under the eyes?

How to get rid of white heads under the eyes?

Maybe not whiteheads: They might be milia which are bits of keratin protein and oils trapped beneath the surface of the skin. Treatments include: using a sterile needle to pick out the contents of the cyst; destruction of the cysts using extreme heat, curettage (surgical scraping and cauterization), or cryotherapy (freezing); medications, such as topical retinoids; Chemical peels or laser. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of white pimple like things on nipple?

How to get rid of white pimple like things on nipple?

DON'T try to get rid: Of these. They are most likely montgomery glands on the areola. They help to lubricate the nipple ; surrounding tissue. ...Read more

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How to get rid of big red pimple without head?

How to get rid of big red pimple without head?

See a dermatologist: Most important to make sure is not a boil. If is deep, may require oral therapy. Would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my oily scalp?

How to get rid of my oily scalp?

Home remedy: Lemon can be used to balance pH & reduce scalp oil secretions. Apply / work through juice from two lemons mixed in 2 cups of distilled water to scalp/ hair. Rub in mixture. Rinse off with tepid water after about five minutes. This can be done several times a week. ...Read more

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How to get rid of face flakyness?

How to get rid of face flakyness?

Retinol without mois: Flakiness and sensitive skin can actually be treated by use of a good antioxidant daily and believe it of not a short course of retionoic acid which will actually make it worse before it gets better. Do not treat with moisturizers they will only further inflame your skin. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples on penis?

How can I get rid of pimples on penis?

Penis pimple or not?: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...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