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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


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How to I get rid of Millia under my eyes. Also, how to get rid if whiteheads. I have blackheads in my nose too. Any home remedies?

How to I get rid of Millia under my eyes. Also, how to get rid if whiteheads. I have blackheads in my nose too. Any home remedies?

MILIA UNDER EYELIDS: MILIA ARE WHITEHEADS.
WHITEHEADS ARE MILIA.
A DERMATOLOGIST CAN GET RID OF THESE.
IF YOU USE A LOT OF CREAMS AND OINTMENTS ON YOUR FACE YOU DEVELOP MORE. . . ...Read more

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Hi, I would like to ask if you could help me with my eye, I have had a whitehead (Or something else that looks white) on my eyelid and it's been there for a while. I'm not sure how to get rid of it. Do you have any advise? Thanks

Hi, I would like to ask if you could help me with my eye, I have had a whitehead (Or something else that looks white) on my eyelid and it's been there for a while. I'm not sure how to get rid of it. Do you have any advise? Thanks

Sty: A sty is a red, painful lump near the edge of your eyelid that may look like a boil or a pimple. In most cases a sty will begin to disappear on its own in a couple days. In the meantime, relieve the pain or discomfort by applying a warm washcloth to your eyelid. If lesion persists or there is effect on vision see doctor ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne on my face, like blackheads, whiteheads, mild scars and a milia under my eye?

What can I do to get rid of acne on my face, like blackheads, whiteheads, mild scars and a milia under my eye?

Meds: Eyelid acne is tough to treat to the the proximity to the eyeball. Nevertheless it should be treated via meds that are gentle to the eyelid skin. Consulting a dermatologist helps. ...Read more

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I have a pimple under my skin between my eyes. Very painful! How can I get rid of it without making it worse/swell more?

I have a pimple under my skin between my eyes. Very painful! How can I get rid of it without making it worse/swell more?

Steroid injection if: If the area is inflammed (red), a dilute steroid injection will help reduce it quickly. Do not try and squeeze it as you may make it worse. An oral antibiotic is another option if it is under the skin. ...Read more

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Are there any homemade remedies to get rid of acne and dark circles under eyes?

Are there any homemade remedies to get rid of acne and dark circles under eyes?

Home remedies: I do not know of any home remedies for these problems. You can try a good skin cleanser and benzoyl peroxide for the acne and get a nasal steroid for the dark circles under the eyes. The dark circles are the result of allergies the inflammation in the nose causes a back up of the venous drainage in the nose. This backup causes the dark circles in the eyes. (go bucks). Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any homemade remedy's to get rid of acne and dark circles under eyes?

Are there any homemade remedy's to get rid of acne and dark circles under eyes?

Yes, a few: More sleep, eat normally, decrease salt.
Acne may be modified by home cures such as gently using cleansers for face for acne. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a dark scar? How can I get rid of a dark scar that I got right between my eyes? It makes me look indian and I want it gone. Its dark and came from screatching a pimple but ended as a scab and left a really dark spot, ps: I've had it

How can I get rid of a dark scar? How can I get rid of a dark scar that I got right between my eyes? It makes me look indian and I want it gone. Its dark and came from screatching a pimple but ended as a scab and left a really dark spot, ps: I've had it

Hard: Hard to tell without seeing this spot but it sounds like possibly post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This can take time to fade. I would recommend you see a dermatologist who might prescribe a fade cream containing hydroquinone, a good sunscreen like elta md, and perhaps a product like obagi clear. Read more about elta md and obagi at the link below. ...Read more

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I have dark circles (hereditary?) and thin skin on face and around eyes. What can I do to help this and get rid of the dark circles without surgeries?

I have dark circles (hereditary?) and thin skin on face and around eyes. What can I do to help this and get rid of the dark circles without surgeries?

Dark circles eyes: 19 F: I have dark circles (hereditary?) and thin skin on face and around eyes. What can I do to help this and get rid of the dark circles without surgeries? ANS: Off the top of my head I would recommend sleeping more. But discuss with your Drs. See what they suggest. ...Read more

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How to get rid of black patch around eyes and lips naturally?

How to get rid of black patch around eyes and lips naturally?

See dermatologist: Avoid uv exposure. Dermatologist may check for pathology, then prescribe bleaching agents. ...Read more

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In what way can I get rid of genetic dark circles around eyes?

In what way can I get rid of genetic dark circles around eyes?

Dark circles: Dark circles under eyes I may also be accompanied by deep set eyes. This is an aestheticians nightmare! If good night's sleep, hydration and a course of vitamins shows no result (as expected) then you need to learn good make ip techniques. (not sure of your gender). Light eye shadow above the pupil and darker shadow on the outer upper eye lids and Lightening creams see dermatologist ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark circles all around eyes caused by years of wearing eyeglasses?

How to get rid of dark circles all around eyes caused by years of wearing eyeglasses?

Retina a: Retina a creams and bleaching creams as well as some laser treatments or ipl can work. Dermabrasion can also help. You need to see someone who specializes in facial aesthetics. And be careful. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stye or pimple in the eye?

How can I get rid of a stye or pimple in the eye?

Local hot packs: Styes are best managed with frequent applications of very warm (not hot) cloths for 4-5 minutes and about 5 times per day on the affected eyelids. This will usually clear the issue in 2-4 days but if persistent, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have a small white pimple in the middle of my tear duct of my right eye. What is it and how can I get rid of it? Thank you

I have a small white pimple in the middle of my tear duct of my right eye. What is it and how can I get rid of it? Thank you

See MD: Without actually seeing the lesion, it's impossible to tell you exactly what it is or how to treat it (Docs aren't supposed to do that on HealthTap anyway). Best to talk to your PCP especially if it is painful or red. ...Read more

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Used acanya for acne and got in my eye now have crows...How do I get rid of it please! Thanks?

Used acanya for acne and got in my eye now have crows...How do I get rid of it please! Thanks?

Please clarify: Please clarify what symptoms you got when you got the acanya in your eye. Generally it should not be used near the eyes, but if it gets in your eye will cause some irritation but it is not particularly toxic. ...Read more

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Have white spots around eyes. They start out small and get bigger in time. Only have them around eyes. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

Have white spots around eyes. They start out small and get bigger in time. Only have them around eyes. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

Check triglycerides: These could be a lot of different things, but you should have your triglycerides checked if they have not been. In patient's with very high triglycerides they can develop something called xanthelasmas. It is at least worth looking into. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of peeling dry skin around eyes. I have had it for over 4 months. It is lwoke eczema?

How do I get rid of peeling dry skin around eyes. I have had it for over 4 months. It is lwoke eczema?

Allergic eczema: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. Check your soap and shampoo and switch. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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I have a rash around eyes on & off for 3 months: red, itchy, flaky & swollen. Take allegra (fexofenadine) & hydroc: didn't work. What can I do to get rid of it?

I have a rash around eyes on & off for 3 months: red, itchy, flaky & swollen. Take allegra (fexofenadine) & hydroc: didn't work. What can I do to get rid of it?

Depends.: It all depends on the cause and in your case a contact allergy to facial preparations or rosacea (when one flushes easily and often) may be some of the causes. Since Hydrocortisone cream has not helped, see an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne scars & black circles under my eye?

What do I do to get rid of acne scars & black circles under my eye?

Acne/ dark circles: Depending on their depth, acne scars can be treated by microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, laser, or surgical excision. Dark circles can be helped by eye treatments, such as teamine, or lower lid blepharoplasty. ...Read more

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I have a reddish big pimple inside the upper lid of the right eye. It causes to swallowing and redness of eyelid how to get rid of it please help?

I have a reddish big pimple inside the upper lid of the right eye. It causes to swallowing and redness of eyelid how to get rid of it please help?

Internal hordeolum: This is a stye. Treat with warm compresses for 15 minutes 4-6 times per day. If this does not resolve in a week or two may need to see your doc for assistance. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of whiteheads!?

What can I do to get rid of whiteheads!?

Depends: If they are milia, a dermatologist can remove them. Tretinoin gel will help. If they are acne, tretinoin will help. Acne pustules are usually easy to squeeze out. You will hear commands to avoid squeezing. In fact, squeezing the pus/sebum out allows them to heal faster and better. Scars are due to inflamed, deep nodular acne, not to squeezing. If significant acne, best treatment for you is spirono ...Read more

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How can I get rid of whiteheads at home?

How can I get rid of whiteheads at home?

Skin care.: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. 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). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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What are the fastest and most effective ways to get rid of whiteheads?

What are the fastest and most effective ways to get rid of whiteheads?

Sore throat: Home treatment is usually all that is needed for a sore throat caused by a virus. These tips may help you feel better.
Gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort:
gargle at least once each hour with 1 tsp (5 g) of salt dissolved in 8 fl oz (240 ml) of warm water.
If you have postnasal drip, gargle often to prevent more throat irritation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of whiteheads on neck?

How do I get rid of whiteheads on neck?

Combo approach: Shave break for 1-2 days. Antibacterial soap. Change to new razor when resume and then make only one pass over area. Should quiet it down after a few days. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of whiteheads on the forehead?

What's the best way to get rid of whiteheads on the forehead?

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. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How should I clean oily skin to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads?

How should I clean oily skin to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads?

Oily skin: Clogged pores contribute to whiteheads & blackheads. Over-the-counter products containing salicyclic acid can help unclog pores but can be irritating if overused and are less effective than topical retinoid medications that require a prescription. Advise that you consult a dermatologist for evaluation & treatment for your specific skin care needs. ...Read more

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Which is the best facewash to get rid of whiteheads on chin & forehead?

Which is the best facewash to get rid of whiteheads on chin & forehead?

Benzoyl peroxide: Have you tried anything before? I don't think any specific benzoyl peroxide wash is superior but I would start with a 5% benzoyl peroxide wash. If your acne is moderate to severe consider dermatology consult for prescription medications ...Read more

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How do I get rid of whiteheads?

How do I get rid of whiteheads?

Topicals: Topical benzoyl peroxide and retinoids usually can do the job. ...Read more

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How to get rid of whiteheads fast?

How to get rid of whiteheads fast?

The simple solution: The best way to get rid of whiteheads fast is by following a proper skin care home protocol or go to a beauty salon and ask for expertise help. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of whiteheads?

What do I do to get rid of whiteheads?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. 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 do I get rid of whiteheads on Brazilian wax?

How do I get rid of whiteheads on Brazilian wax?

Waxing: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of whiteheads & black spots from face?

Is there a good way to get rid of whiteheads & black spots from 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. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Using jojoba oil to clean my face can get rid of whiteheads. It that true?

Jojoba oil and acne: Any sort of oils applied to acne-prone skin can actually make acne worse. Oils can also contribute to overgrowth of a yeast that lives in the hair follicles, called malassezia furfur, which can cause more facial eruptions. It is best to use oil-free and non-comedogenic products for acne. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of whiteheads and small bumps on my forehead?

How can I get rid of whiteheads and small bumps on my forehead?

Rein A: Retin-a or one of it's derivatives (differin, tazorac, (tazarotene) etc) is the best preventative prescription for this. In addition, you may see a dermatologist who can open up and drain the white heads and inject a local cortisone to the bumps. Your skin will thank you for the trip to the derm office! ...Read more

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Whiteheads (Definition)

Whiteheads = closed comedon (containing oil, bacteria, skin debris) which is ...Read more