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Doctor insights on: How To Remove Inverted Blackhead

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How can I remove blackheads?

How can I remove blackheads?

Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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How can I remove blackheads?

How can I remove blackheads?

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 can I remove blackheads?

How can I remove blackheads?

Some ideas: You'll smell delicious. Probably best is to ask your doctor for a safe sterile method - perhaps a druggist has something, but here's a site you can read. http://www.wikihow.com/Remove-Blackheads
Avoid dirt - infection or being too rough. Scarring is not a good idea. Be clean and gentle and patient. Best! ...Read more

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How could i best remove blackhead?

How could i best remove blackhead?

Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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How could I best remove blackheads?

Ultrasonic Cleansing: Pore strips are good for sporadic use, but once a good cleansing routine is initiated, their use is no longer needed. Daily use of an ultrasonic cleansing brush is an effective way to prevent and remove blackheads. ...Read more

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How could i best remove blackheads and blemishes?

How could i best remove blackheads and blemishes?

Dermatologist eval: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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How can you remove solid blackheads?

How can you remove solid blackheads?

Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (including blackheads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, etc.). ...Read more

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How could i best remove blackheads off my face?

How could i best remove blackheads off my face?

Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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How could i best remove blackheads and big pores?

How could i best remove blackheads and big pores?

Comedone extractor: 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 (discuss meds, comedone extractor, procedure to v pore size). ...Read more

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How to remove spots or blackheads once they've appeared?

How to remove spots or blackheads once they've appeared?

Topical agents: Try using some topical retinoids or azelaic acids to reduce the discoloration that can result from having acne. Hydroquinone may also be effective and is available in a lower strength other the counter. ...Read more

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Plz tell me how to use baking soda to remove blackheads ?

Not likely to work: I think this is an "old wives tale" , (that is, a home remedy) and it is unlikely to work, Some medicated soaps help. See a Dermatologist for medications/home treatment/prevention program!!! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if Noxzema anti blemish pads remove blackheads as well?

Noxzema products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Can glue (like elmer's glue) actually help remove blackheads? Is it safe?

Can glue (like elmer's glue) actually help remove blackheads? Is it safe?

No: Elmer's glue, or any similar glue, is not able to get a good grip on comedones inside skin pores and pull them out when one peels off the dried layer of glue. ...Read more

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How to remove blackhead?

Keep skin clean: Avoid squeezing , wash with warm water use mild soap , I prefer glycerin soaps or none a cream for daily use
Topical application of benzoyl peroxide once daily may help ...Read more

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How to remove blackheads?

How to remove blackheads?

Comedone Extractor: 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 (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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How to remove a blackhead?

How to remove a blackhead?

Blackhead treatment: A blackhead occurs when the opening to a hair follicle is blocked with dead skin cells, oil (sebum) +/- bacteria but the pore is open at the skin surface, allowing the material to darken. I recommend that you see a skin care specialist- spa or medical aesthetician for the instant gratification of "removing" it. For ongoing management, opt for a topical agent to accelerate skin cell turnover. ...Read more

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How to remove blackheads?

How to remove blackheads?

Acne: You need a topical medication that helps the skin exfoliate to open pores ...Read more

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What is the major cause of blackheads? How can it be removed?

What is the major cause of blackheads? How can it be removed?

Acne: Blackheades or comedones is a form of acne. Unfortunately, no perfect treatment exists until your hormonal system settles down. There is a # of different treatments available but that would be better handled by a doc. ...Read more

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Hii .. My blackheads are removed some holes are left how can i reduce these holes please suggest me i am so worry..

Hii .. My blackheads are removed some holes are left how can i reduce these holes please suggest me i am so worry..

Use medication: Try not to remove them. You can use over the counter astringent soaps or lotions as well as benzoyl peroxide. Ask your local pharmacist about those. Try to keep the area clean as well. If very severe try to be seen by your PCP or Dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I remove blackheads? And prevent them from coming back?

How can I remove blackheads? And prevent them from coming back?

Mechanical & careful: removal +/- skin exfoliation work the best. Study: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comedo, https://www.google.com/search?q=black%20heads, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ti_VRuBq8g, http://www.refinery29.com/get-rid-of-blackheads#slide-2 & https://www.google.com/search?q=deep+pore+cleansing+brush for better understanding & approaches which usually calm these the most with least skin damage. ...Read more

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Do you think I should have my dermatologist remove my blackheads?

Yes,: This can be done with a comedone extractor without harming your skin. ...Read more

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Can i use toothpaste to remove blackheads???????is there present any side effects?

Can i use toothpaste to remove blackheads???????is there present any side effects?

Toothpaste & acne: The idea behind using toothpaste is the abrasive effect on the skin to clear the lesions. I suggest using a product specifically designed for use on the skin, as there are additives in toothpaste that could be very irritating to the skin. Better yet, talk to your doctor about medication to control/treat your acne. ...Read more

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I have a tiny black dot in my lower lash line. It appears as if it could be a tiny blackhead. How would I remove one in such an odd/sensitive area?

I have a tiny black dot in my lower lash line. It appears as if it could be a tiny blackhead. How would I remove one in such an odd/sensitive area?

Don't : Don't try to remove a lesion from your eyelid on your own. First an examination is essential to make sure it's not a concerning lesion. I'd be guessing to tell you what it is and good sound advice from an ophthalmologist is the best approach. ...Read more

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How to remove blackheads.Under.Arm?

How to remove blackheads.Under.Arm?

Vaporized with Laser: I like to use a focused co2/erbium laser to destroy the blackhead and the follicle, so that the blackheads do not fill up again. ...Read more

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How can i remove blackheads from my cheeks and nose?

How can i remove blackheads from my cheeks and nose?

Facial acne: Best way to take care of blackheads, is to use moist heat comma and cutaneous astringent Solutions. If this is not satisfactory in less than a week, then it's off to the dermatologist for consultation and definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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How can remove blackheads on lip?

How can remove blackheads on lip?

Blackheads: You shouldn't have any blackheads actually "on" your lips. You could have some at the margin between your face and your lips. You could use a face mask treatment designed to extract blackheads or you could see a dermatologist or aesthetics doctor if this is an ongoing significant problem. ...Read more

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How to remove blackheads on my nose and chin?

How to remove blackheads on my nose and chin?

Topical retinoid.: Over the counter sal acid or topical retinoids such as retin a (tretinoin) work best for black heads and clogged pores. ...Read more