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I Have One Large Pore On My Face
I have big pores on my face what's a way to fix this problem and have a beautiful completion? Also what's ur suggestions about botox?
Retin A (tretinoin)?: Retin a may be helpful in diminishing the appearance of pores. Botox and its equivalents (xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin a) dysport) are great ways of diminishing the appearance of lines due to underlying facial muscles or secretion of sweat from localized areas. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Large Pores: Retin-a creams, also known in generic form as tretinoin, is used for the treatment of acne vulgaris and has also been shown to reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the face and will also reduce facial pores. It is available in different concentrations and can be prescribed by your doctor. Apply it to the affected areas before going to bed. ...Read more
I have large pores all over my face, ice pick scars on my cheeks. I've tried many products but nothing seems to work. What can I do?
See long answer: There are some procedures that help enlarged pores (many of which are acne scars) and ice pick scars such as fraxel and pro fractional lasers as well as cross tca treatment. It's really important to get the acne under control to prevent further scar formation. Clarisonic brush is nice for keeping pores clean. Retinoids and Alpha hydroxy acids and clay masks will also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a prp treatment for face with derma roller, it's been 2 weeks and my pores became larger, is it due to the treatment, will it reduce on its own?
Derma roller: Your pores should eventually reduce. Most people start to see positive results in about a month after the derma roller treatment, and continued improvement for up to 6 months. ...Read more
See plastic surgeon:
A topical rx is available for both issues.
Both problems are multifactorial- the one you can control is sun exposure-- limit it as much as possible. ...Read more
What a person can do to treat enlarged pores on the face (for combination skin, not acne)? are there specific substances to reduce large pores?
Large pores: Wash your face twice daily with an astringent and you can do a facial mask once a week to keep the pores clean and with time you should notice improvement. Follow up with your dermatologist. Chao!! ...Read more
NO: BPO is a topical antibiotic good for killing once causing bacteria. Your large pore is filled with oils and cellular debris, to treat it you have to clean it out. I would use a mild soap and follow up with a god exfoliator. Some term practices have them and they either have glycol acid or salicylic acid to exfoliate. These 2 measures will help a lot more than the bPO ...Read more
I am 25.My face is already aging. My laugh lines are visible. I had bad case of acne before now there are big pores and holes on my face. Please help me.
Help is availabe: First- if you smoke tobacco- quit. Second- hydration is key. 3rd- avoid sun exposure, wear proper sun screen. As for what can be done, there are skin peels and laser treatments for acne scars and Botox for lines and wrinkles. Seek out a local dermatologist to determine the right regimen for you. There is hope. Good luck! ...Read more
Really bad acne and blackheads all over chest, back and face. I have big pores how do I get rid of them?
Serious Rx needed: Acne on the trunk won't respond well to anything you can do on your own. Start using topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated and get with your personal physician now. If a course of a systemic antibiotic does not clear you, the next offer may be Isotretinoin from a dermatologist; it's not for the faint-hearted but i'd urge you to try it if it's suitable. ...Read more
I have really bad acne and blackheads all over chest, back and face. I also have big pores how do I get rid of them?
Hello Doctor Please tell me Are laser treatment work to remove large pores on face. Its safe? Any side effects?
Laser treatment: In general facial pores are not treated with laser therapy. I would advice you wash your face with mild soap multiple times a day to keep to pores open and dry out. ...Read more
I had ipl yesterday on face and I am swollen through cheeks and puffy under one eye. Also very red with thickened skin and enlarged pores - pores wer?
IPL: It is not uncommon after IPL to have more swelling and discoloration initially. But how much energy was used and what is your Fitzpatrick skin type? Please send a photo and this info to see if you are having a negative reaction that may require Rx. ...Read more
52 yr. Female, sudden dizziness to where I had to sit still and focus on one spot on the wall. I couldn't blink or move my head as it made me extreme nausea. As I sat, I got hot and each pore on my head sweat, dripping. I finally vomit, and crawl to bed,
Salicylic acid: However, if you have real scars (depressed lesions), it won't be sufficient to clear you. You need to get with your personal physician before things get worse and worse. All acne can be managed, though it cannot be cured until it remits on its own. It is unrelated to lifestyle and only marginally to diet. ...Read more
I have large pores all over the face and acne scars (ice picks) on my cheeks. I also have really oily skin. What can I do about it?
What are causes of itching, a lot of burning and what seems to make pores larger mainly on my upper eye lids, but also on my forehead and face?
Visit a Doctor: For something that you describe, it is best if you could go and visit an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Hi I am fair skinned... And I am 21 years old girl... Recently I have noticed dark spots and large pores on my face... Also I have 2 or 3 pimples....?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more