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How to treat head acne on a grown man?

How to treat head acne on a grown man?

Scalp Acne: You are probably referring to so called: scalp acne. Doxycycline has been used with some success only. It happens usualy in males and might resolve after age 40 spontaneously. It could be frustrating especially with males losing hair and acne lesions easily visible. Treatment need few months for effect. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more


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I have adult acne and a white head popped while was hinging my face how should I treat the area and decrease redness ? Also reduce chance of returning

I have adult acne and a white head popped while was hinging my face how should I treat the area and decrease redness ? Also reduce chance of returning

A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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How can I effectively treat acne and black heads fast!?

How can I effectively treat acne and black heads fast!?

Retinoic acid: If there are a lot of blackheads, topical benzoyl peroxide is unlikely clear you, but a retinoic acid derivative topically may do the trick. Your physician should be in charge of this. If this is not sufficient, adding a topical or systemic antibiotic may work. For more serious disease, a dermatology consult is in order. Home remedies are adjuncts only. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have black heads on my chest and back including acne scares How do i treat it?

I have black heads on my chest and back including acne scares How do i treat it?

Blackheads: You can treat acne on your back and chest the same way you treat acne on your face. You can try some over the counter remedies like salicylic washes. If your problem persists, have your skin evaluated by a board certified physician. ...Read more

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What could I use to treat acne and get rid of black heads?

What could I use to treat acne and get rid of black heads?

Acne : Depending on the severity of the acne, combination therapy with topical antibacterials , retinoids (retin-a), and sometimes oral antibiotics or Accutane may be prescribed . See your dermatologist to evaluate the acne and prescribe the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Hi doctor l have lots of acne and bleemish also black heads in my face how can i treat this?

Hi doctor l have lots of acne and bleemish also black heads in my face how can i treat this?

Many options: It might be best to see your doctor to determine the type - and severity - of acne you have. This will help determine treatment which usually consists of a benzoyl peroxide product, retin A product, and oral or topical antibacterial treatment. Also, sometimes oral contraceptive pills are used to control acne. ...Read more

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Seldom have pimple/cystic acne. ONE cystic appeared 1mnth ago, no longer red but big bump remain & it won't come to a head. How do I treat it?

Seldom have pimple/cystic acne. ONE cystic appeared 1mnth ago, no longer red but big bump remain & it won't come to a head. How do I treat it?

Let it be: Leaving it alone is the best option. You may try warm fomentation. Do not try to pop it as that will only lead to a scar. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Hi.Ilike to ask you how to treats my acne, pimples, black and white heads?

Hi.Ilike to ask you how to treats my acne, pimples, black and white  heads?

Acne: Acne sometimes takes few years, but you can control it by topical medication such as "benzoyl peroxide which is the base of all commercial acne medications. If it fails you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why acne is only forming on the back of my head?

Can you please explain why acne is only forming on the back of my head?

Acne back of head: It you have pustules only on the back of your head it is likely folliculitis, not comedones. You may need extractions and antibiotics. ...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


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