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How can pimples be cured?

How can pimples be cured?

Acne Therapy: Antibiotics may help some people with acne: oral antibiotics (taken by mouth) such as tetracycline, doxycycline, minocycline, erythromycin, trimethoprim, and amoxicillin topical antibiotics (applied to the skin) such as clindamycin, erythromycin, or dapsone creams or gels applied to the skin may be prescribed: retinoic acid cream or gel (tretinoin, retin-a) prescription formulas of benzoyl pe. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

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


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How does pimples go in an hour?

How does pimples go in an hour?

Aspirin: You can't completely get rid of it so fast but two things you can try are crushing some aspirin and making a thin paste to put on it. This will reduce inflammation. Additionally you can try to ice it a little. But careful and don't put ice directly on your skin ...Read more

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How do pimples at the back can be removed ?

How do pimples at the back can be removed ?

What type of pimple: Removal of pimples depends on what is the cause of pimple. Acne?? keratosis?? Suggest see a dermatologist for diagnosis and removal ...Read more

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How remove pimple holes from face .Suggest any natural face pack like any fruits paste or veg paste?

How remove pimple holes from face .Suggest any natural face  pack like any fruits paste or veg paste?

Difficult : If you are descibing pitted scars or even "enlarged pores" both are hard to remediate scarring can be treated with dermabrasion or laser tx , enlarged pores are somtimes remedied by laser. ...Read more

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This morning, there was nothing on my face. Later on, there was a huge zit on my chin. I am just curious, how do pimples form so fast?

This morning, there was nothing on my face. Later on, there was a huge zit on my chin. I am just curious, how do pimples form so fast?

Hard to say...: Bacteria multiply under the skin and white cells move in to combat..... There is dilation of the local blood vessels and some leakage of fluid into the local space causing swelling....eventually pokes up to the surface through the area of skin with the least resistance. Can happen just as quickly as you said although had you looked really carefully you might have seen it coming... ...Read more

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How to cure pimples?

Manage them: Acne cannot be cured until it self-cures as you get older. There's no predicting when. I was able to stop treating mine when I was 50. Until then, topical benzoyl peroxide and/or topical retinoic acid are your best friends; about half of acne patients will need to add prescription-strength medication from their physicians. Ignore all "pop" advice about treatments and supposed causes. ...Read more

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How to cure pimples?

How to cure pimples?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks and/or it's on your trunk, get with a mainstream scientific physician who can add prescription-strength meds such as topical Clindamycin and/or a retinoic acid derivative, perhaps something stronger. ...Read more

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How to cure pimples?

How to cure pimples?

Keep at bay: While you're a male teen, all we can do is keep them controlled. For the long-term, often a systemic antibiotic is best for most men; your physician can make a recommendation. Over-the-counter drugs fail except for benzoyl peroxide; you may wish to add this. All acne can be controlled nowadays and it's your right. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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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