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How to stop whiteheads?

How to stop whiteheads?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, or you have scarring or lesions on your trunk now, get with your personal physician who can add something to your topical Rx. Ignore everything you read on the internet about acne. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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How to stop pimples arising?

How to stop pimples arising?

Many options: Acne unfortunately keeps recurring but there are things to help such as using washes and topicals with benzoyl peroxide, glycolic and salicylate acid. Also using prescription meds such as topical and oral antibiotics, retinoids, azelaic acid. ...Read more

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How to stop pimples from forming?

How to stop pimples from forming?

Stop pimples: That is a rather broad question. Generally, a diet low in carbs and dairy will help breakouts. Keeping the skin clean but not irritated will also help. Don't go in for all these abrasive brush devices, unless you have iron skin. ...Read more

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How to stop blushing?

How to stop blushing?

LOL: You might be fair skinned. May be therefore it is easy to when there is increased blood circulation either with exposure to cold,Emotional ups and downs. It is your characteristic. ...Read more

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How to stop shaving boils?

How to stop shaving boils?

Lock up the razor: The way to stop shaving the boils is to lock up the razor. Since the boils stick up higher than the normal skin, a razor will cut their tops off. After all is healed, one can stop creating new boils or pimples by not cutting so closely that the skin is cut. If the skin is cut, it can heal together and seal over a hair follicle or skin gland opening. Bacteria or oils trapped inside form new boils. ...Read more

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How to stop masturbating?

How to stop masturbating?

Find real love: Listen, big fellow. All normal men need to keep the pressure down, by whatever means, just so that we can go about daily life and do the other things that we want and need to. That being said, try to find some healthy romance, maybe even a lifetime partner. And when you're by yourself, think about wholesome love rather than internet trash. That's 100% healthy for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to stop mastuburation?

How to stop mastuburation?

Many ways, but why?: It should be harmless as long as one does not use too much force or friction on his or her genitals. Realize that the body has essentially the same response to masturbation as to sex for the purpose of reproduction. That means the body reacts just as it does during sexual intercourse, which of course, has no harmful side effects on the body. If the habit is causing anxiety, there are ways to stop. ...Read more

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How to stop hairfall?

How to stop hairfall?

Hair Loss: To stop hair fall one has to determine the cause. If you have a telogen effluvium which is where the hair is shedding, then treatment is with B12 shots every month. If you have male pattern hair loss which is genetic there is the oral Propecia and rogaine (minoxidil) for men. Other causes include medications, infections, hormonal abnormalities, thyroid disease and others. ...Read more

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How to stop hairfall?

How to stop hairfall?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants...). Medical causes may include hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium... ...Read more

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How to stop track marks?

How to stop track marks?

Please get some help: I assume you are asking to hide needle marks from drug injections? If so, i don't think any doctor/nurse in his/her right mind will advise you how to do it, but they will advise you to get some help quiting the dangerous and costly habits. Drug abuse kills. Iv drug abuse and cause/spread infections-diseases. It will cost u, your family/friends. Please stop and consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to stop stuttering?

How to stop stuttering?

Speech therapy: Speech therapy can be very effective see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat pimples so fast?

How to treat pimples so fast?

Not fast.: 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 can you stop getting blackheads?

How can you stop getting blackheads?

Wash your face w a: Gentle cleanser 2x/ day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (to include black heads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands).Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Can use otc products (containing salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist & discuss possible use of a comedone extractor. ...Read more

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How to stop getting moles?

How to stop getting moles?

Cant stop: Usually exposure to ultraviolet rays increase the incidence of moles, but many appear in sites never exposed to the sun so that if one has the tendency to form moles or has had an ealrly melanoma excised, carefull monitoring is necessary. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop poping/picking pimples and my fingers?

Rx the pimples: You're human and you're going to mess with them as long as you have them. You can't cure acne, but you can keep it at bay until it cures itself. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to help acne scars? How can I help make them go away faster?

How to help acne scars? How can I help make them go away faster?

Forever Present: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we change the stress on the tissues. A scar forms as a result and may have many different appearances and colors. Any dark coloration may fade over time but the tissues never are the same and so some scarring will always be there. ...Read more

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How to stop masturbation...

How to stop masturbation...

Why would you?: Masturbation is a perfectly normal human activity practiced by virtually ever man and woman in the world since the beginning of time. There is no reason to stop. ...Read more

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How can I stop acne breakouts?

How can I stop acne breakouts?

Scientific Rx: If you generally have good control, your physician may choose a low dose of systemic tetracyline plus perhaps a topical preparation. Herbal / supplement / mystical treatments will probably disappoint you though they may help with other aspects of your life. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more