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I have a lot of blackheads around my nose area. It has a brown colour and it's deep inside my pores. I keep my face clean all the time. Many thanks?

I have a lot of blackheads around my nose area. It has a brown colour and it's deep inside my pores. I keep my face clean all the time. Many thanks?

Not dirt: Blackheads are not dirt. Acne is sebum plugs in large oil glands. We call them comedones. When open to air the sebum becomes oxidized, which is a dark color. Often they can be squeezed out, which does not cause scars. The best treatment is a retinoid. Tretinoin [RetinA] and adapalene [Differin] come in different strengths as creams or gels. Often irritating initially, they provide results in 3 mon

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My face is oily, a lot of blackheads, pimples etc. How do I prevent this in the future?

My face is oily, a lot of blackheads, pimples etc. How do I prevent this in the future?

Retinoic acid: Acne with a lot of blackheads is best managed at first with a topical retinoic acid preparation. Your physician can add a second rx if required or get you a referral to a dermatologist.

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I have quite a few pimples on my face and a lot of blackheads, how do I remove them with a home remedy face mask?

I have quite a few pimples on my face and a lot of blackheads, how do I remove them with a home remedy face mask?

Blackheads: Instead of fiddling with 'home remedies' why not just use a time honored method of noncomedogenic cleansers? The non-prescription keratolytics used to treat acne and blackheads are salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and glycolic acid and are safe and effective.

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What can be done to reduce blackheads on my face?

Keep clean: Exfoliate with retin a (tretinoin) product, moisturizer and cleanse area. Try benzoyl peroxide or proactiv. Physician grade products. I have a great one that knocks out acne vulgaris.

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How to get rid of blackheads on my face?

How to get rid of blackheads on my face?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'.

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Does baby soap produce blackheads on my face?

Does baby soap produce blackheads on my face?

Shouldn't: Probably has no effect. The best treatment for blackheads is long term use of prescription tretinoin or adapalene. If you can only use over the counter products and cannot go see a doctor, you will benefit from over the counter products with salicylic acid. A procedure called dermasweep has given my patients good results, too.

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What's the best diy remedy for taking out blackheads on my face?

What's the best diy remedy for taking out blackheads on my face?

Can try a "facial": Because it takes a certain amount of practice to remove comedones from the pores, using the comedone extractor tools, one can try a facial. One can ask friends or relatives about which persons (at salons or dermatologists' clinics) are talented at facials. Diy is ok if one is good at it, but otherwise may cause more scarring or discoloration.

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Can you tell me how to get rid of blackheads on my face?

Can you tell me how to get rid of blackheads on my face?

Sebum: These blackheads are open comedones and the sebum (oil) oxidizes and becomes black. Its important to use a daily face wash with either glycolic or salicylic acid. exfoliation with a retin-a prep is also helpful.

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How can I get rid of blackheads on my face feel like a bumb deep in my skin?

How can I get rid of blackheads on my face feel like a bumb deep in my skin?

Blackheads: Blackheads and whiteheads represent hair follicles blocked with oil (sebum). Prescription topical retinoids such as Retin-A, tazorac, (tazarotene) differin, are usually effective. See a dermatogist who can remove them with an intrument called a comedone extractor

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I have blackheads on my face how can I remove them give me some ideas for masks or creams please?

I have blackheads on my face how can I remove them give me some ideas for masks or creams please?

Benzoyl peroxide: You can start by washing face 2-3 times a day with mild soap. Also wash with a benzoyl peroxide wash or apply benzoyl peroxide 5% cream or ointment to face at night. Give it 6 weeks to see results.

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How do I get rid of these blackheads on my face? I have them on my nose and starting to get them on my cheeks.

How do I get rid of these blackheads on my face? I have them on my nose and starting to get them on my cheeks.

Acne: 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). Comedone extractor can be used on blackheads. If > mild acne see dermatology.

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How do I get rid of acne like pustules and blackheads on my face?

How do I get rid of acne like pustules and blackheads on my face?

Tough question..: Simple question, but not easy to answer. It is easier to prevent acne than treating severe acne because severe/cystic acnes will cause scars which are permanent. Inflammatory acne are often treated with topical benzoy/antibiotic combo or oral antibiotics. Black-heads acne probably better treated with some retinoid derivatives. It is best to consult doc for individualized treatment... Good luck.

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I have hard rashes with blackheads on my face from 5 years! I want to get rid of them?

I have hard rashes with blackheads on my face from 5 years! I want to get rid of them?

Acne: You are still during the period of time in life where acne can flourish significantly. If you have tried over the counter medication and failed it is time for a dermatology consult or even with your pcp if he (she) feels comfortable treating acne. You might need antibiotics in order to treat acne effectively.

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What would doctors do to take care of acne and blackheads on my face with oily skin?

What would doctors do to take care of acne and blackheads on my face with oily skin?

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How would doctors recommend I treat pimples and blackheads on my face and back?

Scientific Rx: Acne on the trunk almost always requires systemic prescription rx. Since there are many blackheads, one combination might be tetracycline 500 2x/day plus a topical retinoic acid derivative. Good luck.

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How can I get rid of my small pimples, white heads and blackheads on my face? I am suffering with these skin problems on my face for a year..

How can I get rid of my small pimples, white heads and blackheads on my face? I am suffering with these skin problems on my face for a year..

Pangea Organics: I recommend the discovery kit for oily/blemish skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://bit. Ly/17wwcjw.

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How could I best remove blackheads off my face?

How could I best remove blackheads off my face?

Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.).

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Help, I have blackheads making me want to cut my face off?

Help, I have blackheads making me want to cut my face off?

Get help from Derm: Don't cut your head off-let dermatologist cut the blackhead off.

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