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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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I have small red pimples on penis and i get a pain on tip when i pee is this UTI or something else and can it be treatable?

I have small red pimples on penis and i get a pain on tip when i pee is this UTI or something else and can it be treatable?

See a doctor: Without being able to see these lesions there is no way in which to make a rational diagnosis. You need to go and be evaluated by a professional and treated accordingly. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes back acne and is it completely treatable? Also, will scars eventually disappear?

What causes back acne and is it completely treatable? Also, will scars eventually disappear?

Treatable: Acne is caused by inheritance, plugging of pores and hormones. It is treatable. See a doctor for treatment options. ...Read more

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How to treat a pimple mark?

How to treat a pimple mark?

Topical retinoids: help the mark heal without scarring. If it is brown you may need to use lightening agent. See derm if not all clear in a month for prescription strength retinoids, and laser if necessary ...Read more

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How do I treat pimples?

How do I treat pimples?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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How do you treat pimples?

How do you treat pimples?

See doctor: You can get physician grade products topical to treat. Benzoyl peroxide works, you need moisturizer, exfoliator, and sunscreen and a good facial cleanser. ...Read more

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How can one treat pimples?

How can one treat pimples?

Benzoyl peroxide : Hot compresses and alcohol pads may help, but pimples go away best by preventing them with appropriate medications, benzoyl peroxide is one that is available overrule counter and is quite effective. Keeping skin clean and keeping hands and hair away from face will also help. If this is ineffective, see your doctor for prescription medication. ...Read more

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How do I treat my pimple scar?

How do I treat my pimple scar?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Your acne should be well-controlled. See a dermatologist to begin your search for an appropriate course of action. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I do to treat pimples?

What can I do to treat pimples?

Pimples/Acne control: See your doctor or dermatologist for a custom regimen. A gentle cleanser, topical treatment cream and antioxidant sunscreen are your core regimen. You may need an oral antibiotic course or other medication if needed. ...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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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