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My friends mock me because I have pimples and black spots on my face. Please what can I do to remove the pimples and black spots instantly?

My friends mock me because I have pimples and black spots on my face. Please what can I do to remove the pimples and black spots instantly?

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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A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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Had pimples on my face, I crushed those by fingernails Now there are black spots. I tried BetnovateN but it's not working. Which cream will remove it?

Had pimples on my face, I crushed those by fingernails Now there are black spots. I tried BetnovateN but it's not working. Which cream will remove it?

No crush treatment: Thank u for your question. It would be nice to see a picture, but these black spots could be increase pigment as result of betnovate or healing tissues. There are many options yet. Stop using betnovate and see dermatologist. There are pills and creams that could help with further pimples. Do not crush them yourselves. Read more

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How to prevent black spots and pimples on face? Does eating 6 eggs in a day is result of pimples and black spots?

How to prevent black spots and pimples on face? Does eating 6 eggs in a day is result of pimples and black spots?

Scientific Rx: Sounds like common acne. Forget everything folks say about diet and acne. With many blackheads, your physician may start you on a retinoic acid derivative, perhaps also with topical Clindamycin and maybe also benzoyl peroxide. There are stronger remedies available if these don't work well. Good luck. 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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I had faced a problem due to so many pimples on my face and black spots on my face and a small holes on my face. How to reduce them?

I had faced a problem due to so many pimples on my face and black spots on my face and a small holes on my face. How to reduce them?

Acne: Might consider seeing a dermatologist or aethetician for help. Isotretinoin or even lasers can help clear that up if antibiotics and topical medications like Differin (adapalene) or Retin A or Benzoyl peroxide don't work well enough. Read more

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I have got black spots on my face. These spots are left by the pimples. How to get rid of these spots.

I have got black spots on my face. These spots are left by the pimples. How to get rid of these spots.

Acne Scars: You can use creams that have hydroquinone in them to help lighten the discoloration or have your face lasered. Check with your dermatologist for treatment options according to your severity. It's important you stay out of the sun and use a moisturizer with sunscreen to prevent further discoloration of your face. Good Luck Read more

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How to get rid of dark spots caused by pimples? . There are no more pimples on my face but there are black spots that are caused by them. .

How to get rid of dark spots caused by pimples? . There are no more pimples on my face but there are black spots that are caused by them. .

See a Dermatologist: See a dermatologist for the treatment who can use skin lightener cream. It contain an active ingredient or combination of ingredients that reduces the amount of melanin in the skin where it is applied. The most widely used ingredient in skin lighteners sold in the U.S. Is hydroquinone. Read more

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I m a boy! When I do sex 1-2 times in a day I get some small black spots starting from my cheeks to my nose! I get some pimples on my face too! I m 18?

I m a boy! When I do sex 1-2 times in a day I get some small black spots starting from my cheeks to my nose! I get some pimples on my face too! I m 18?

Not sure: What to tell you. You may have played it hard- too intense that small blood vessels (capillaries) burst to cause those black spots. Could be pressure petechiae, which is self limiting. Best to have it checked out. Read more

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Few months ago I had acne, now my skin is not red and the pimples are gone. Since then it leaves black spots on my face, how can I get rid of them?

Few months ago I had acne, now my skin is not red and the pimples are gone. Since then it leaves black spots on my face, how can I get rid of them?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. There are several treatments for dark spots. Read more

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How do I get rid of black spots on my face due to pimples and white heads naturally? I'm a teenage girl.

How do I get rid of black spots on my face due to pimples and white heads naturally? I'm a teenage girl.

Skin care: Try a variety of the over the counter medications to treat ache and keep your face clean. Many of these otc facial scrubs are effective. If the acne is significant- a dermatologist or plastic surgeon can help with prescription meds that are stronger but need the monitoring of a physician. Good luck. Read more

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3 year old woke up with four spots on face, are they pimples?

3 year old woke up with four spots on face, are they pimples?

Unlikely: If they persist, increase, or worsen I would have him seen. Pimples are not something normal in a 3 year old. Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of dark spots on face caused by pimples?

Can you tell me how to get rid of dark spots on face caused by pimples?

Pigment &/or shadow: Pimples result in a breakdown of the skin and cause a scar. Any scar can get hyperpigmented, i.e. darker, for six months and sunscreen of spf 15 or greater helps to protect against the pigment changes. Chemical lightners help. The scar can also have a depression from the plane of the surrounding skin. When light reflects off of the scar, it appears darker & resurfacing methods help to even scar. Read more

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My son is 3 and always gets red spots on face neck n chest. Why does this happen? What is it? Currently on neck, they don't look like pimples.

My son is 3 and always gets red spots on face neck n chest. Why does this happen? What is it? Currently on neck, they don't look like pimples.

Allergy: Could be a reaction to something. Start with a pediatrician. He may need an allergist, but a doctor needs to see the spots to help didagnosis. Read more

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How to remove black spots on face?

Hyperpigmentation: There is no real way to tell you what those spots are because I do not know your racial variant or your tendency to have color in the skin as well as how goes you and your family heal from minor ones. You need to see a dermatologist and get an opinion so that these lesions might be able to be helped. Read more

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Bleaching with hydrogen peroxide can remove dark spots on face in 2 weeks? Which can remove dark spots from acne faster?

Bleaching with hydrogen peroxide can remove dark spots on face in 2 weeks? Which can remove dark spots from acne faster?

See a dermatologist: Your treatment will not work. Post-inflammatory acne pigmentation will improve with tretinoin cream + hydroquinone. Control of the acne is important. See a skin dr. Read more

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How to get rid of black spots on face?

How to get rid of black spots on face?

Black spots: On the face. Depends on what you mean by that - black heads, hyper pigmentation, tiny black moles? Best to see a plastic surgeon. Cosmetologist or dermatologist. Face is a delicate issue! Read more

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Can psychiatric drugs make you, ore susceptible to getting black spots on face. Felt got more spots after taking various drugs. Effectsgoawaydisontinu?

Can psychiatric drugs make you, ore susceptible to getting black spots on face. Felt got more spots after taking various drugs. Effectsgoawaydisontinu?

Not that I can find: I have looked but have not been able to find any evidence of that occurring. If you could narrow it down to the drug involved it would certainly be more helpful. Best wishes. Read more

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