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I Have Acne Sign On My Face How Can I Get Ride
How can I get ride of the holes in my face from cyst-acne i still have cyst what can I do for it I have tried almost every thing
Because : Because of the scarring it causes, cystic acne can have a dramatic, negative impact on a person's self-esteem and long-term quality of life. Unfortunately, there aren't any over-the-counter or home remedies that are truly effective for dealing with this issue. On the other hand, there are a number of treatments that dermatologists use to reduce and even eliminate the scarring caused by acne. If you don't already have a physician who offers treatment for acne (including scar removal), find a dermatologist who does. While it takes time to address acne scars, most people are quite pleased with the results. (keep in mind that most dermatologists want your acne to be controlled before they begin treatment for acne scars.) i've attached a link that discusses treatment options for acne scars. I hope things go well! http://www.Acne.Org/acne-scar-treatment.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lots of acne scar on my face what can i do to get ride... I would like best creams and soaf insted of fractional laser ...
Topical vs. oral: There are hosts of different meds used in acne treatment - oral antibiotics by far are most commonly used. Topical antibiotic and non-antibiotic preps. Have it discussed with your doctor. Also, make sure to minimize or better off to eliminate make up and tampering with your lesions. Don't get frustrated, it may take a while and hard to get rid of them. Time is an important factor as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Few months ago i had acne, now my skin is not red and the pimples are gone. Since then it leaves black spots on my face, how can I get rid of them?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. There are several treatments for dark spots. ...Read more
Easy Rx: There's a few home remedies such as vinegar and tea-tree oil but i'd urge you to go directly to the mainstream stuff. If over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't do the trick, a physician's office visit is in order. If it's relatively mild disease and confined to your face, adding topical Clindamycin might be your best option; your physician may suggest others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complex: It is an interplay between a particular bacterium, the sebaceous glands whose size, shape and function vary with hormonal and other factors, and the thickness of the keratin layer on the outside of the skin which also varies. I begin people with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. This is the 21st century and you have a right to effective treatment. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: Acne is not a hygiene problem, and isn't caused by being dirty or any other lifestyle issue. If benzoyl peroxide has failed, get with your physician. He/she will decide whether topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill, a topical retinoic acid derivative, and/or a systemic antibiotic is the right next step. ...Read more
Yes, Neck and Back: Acne can occur anywhere there are sebaceous glands (oil glands) in the skin. Web md is a great resource to learn more about acne. Skin hygiene with soap and water followed by benzol peroxide or 2% salicylic acid products are over the counter options. An evaluation by a dermatologist can help develop a long term plan. Resistant acne can also be treated with antibiotics and some laser therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Black dot acne: Those black dots are most likely open comedones, the fancy words for blackheads. These are actually brown, and turn color because enzymes in the skin turn them that color. It is not from being dirty. Gentle washcloth action in the shower, exfoliants like retinol and Retin-A and acne cleanings at your dermatologist's office will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have acnes on my face and it has been for more than 2 years and making marks on my face, so how can I get rid of it and thanks.
A regimen: Use benzoyl peroxide facial cleansers or even salicyclic acid containing ones. You ca also use over the counter topical gels and creams for spot treatment. Use a mild facial cleanser 2-3 times per day and try not to touch your face throughout the day. Take a shower after sweaty activities as pores can get clogged. Shampoo your hair daily as well as the oils in your hair can cause acne. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My acne is horrible face and back is where i get it the most. How can I clear it up. And is acne related to medical issues with in the body?
I am 23 female having severe acne and acne marks from last few years , every night i get a new acne , how should I treat it and get my face spotless ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My face cannot tolerate any form of topical,its far too reactive. Same goes for oral acne meds. Male 21 with mild-mod acne.Can it get better with age?
Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasion or prescription skin care. There are many options and you need a regimen tailored to your specific situation and expected results. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: Benzoyl peroxide is strong stuff and the only otc remedy that works. Your physician can help; this is the 21st century and all acne can be controlled. I add topical Clindamycin plus a retinoic acid derivative if there are blackheads. Your physician can add a systemic antibiotic or the oral contraceptive pill can clear a woman. Dermatologists have the strongest stuff. Being acne free is your right. ...Read more
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