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How to squeeze blackheads?

How to squeeze blackheads?

Recommend use of a: Comedone extractor to avoid damaging skin. Picking at comedones can lead to scarring. ...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 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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How to remove blackhead?

Dr. Indu Lal Dr. Lal
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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 pimples?

How to remove pimples?

Acne: First, use a good moisturizing soap like neutragena twice a day, everyday. Then, you can try benzoyl peroxide for just the pimples. You may need a prescription from your dr for a topical solution such as Erythromycin 2% use after the face washes. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples?

How to remove pimples?

Meaning acne?: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral Accutane. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples?

How to remove pimples?

Meaning acne?: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral Accutane. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples?

How to remove pimples?

Acne.: To really need two things. First, a drying agent like benzoyl peroxide, which should only be used when you're out of the sun. Second, an antibiotic. Pimples contain bacteria, and eradication is helped along by including an antibiotic in your regimen. Clindamycin or Erythromycin creams would work fine. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples?

How to remove pimples?

Pimple: Do not pop!. This can cause infection and make it worse. Warm compress to pimple till is erupts. Keep skin clean.. The OTC products (clearsil etc.) do help. Reduce sugar in diet and consider trying fish oil tablet or flaxseed. ...Read more

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How to remove acne or pimples?

How to remove acne or pimples?

Skin care: 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. ...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 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 pimples naturally?

How to remove pimples naturally?

Forgive my frankness: You're a twelve year old male. Acne is a serious, chronic, incurable disease that needs to be managed scientifically. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, phone your personal physician and ask about an appointment for prescription-strength rx. 'natural remedies' work poorly for acne and almost all other serious illnesses ; the sooner you discard superstition, the better. ...Read more

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How to treat blackheads/whiteheads?

How to treat blackheads/whiteheads?

Acne tx: 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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How to remove pimples and pimple scars ?

Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible Isotretinoin / scar revision. Acne is not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more

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How to clear pimples.?

How to clear pimples.?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxde as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne is a non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related, serious illness that can keep you from getting the job that you want. It needs to be managed until it remits on its own. Ignore all "pop" advice about diet, home cures and so forth. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples marks?

How to remove pimples marks?

Visit dermatologist: Please see a dermatologist to see what the options might be for you. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples fast?

How to remove pimples fast?

Scientifically: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne can't be cured but will eventually remit on its own. Until then, you must manage it as a chronic illness. ...Read more