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Keep getting little white heads on face. One two at a time. Different places. No larger red areas but a little red around white head. Worry? Check?

Keep getting little white heads on face. One two at a time.  Different places.  No larger red areas but a little red around white head. Worry? Check?

Whiteheads : Whiteheads and comedones are generally thought to start with plugs in the oil glands. These can be caused buy oil gland plugging, but they may be genetic in origin. Your dermatologist will see them, extract them if necessary and tell you about treatments which can be very helpful. ...Read more

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I have a lump on floor of mouth under tongue. It feels like one lump on right side but I can see two in the mirror with white heads. Oral Cancer?

I have a lump on floor of mouth under tongue. It feels like one lump on right side but I can see two in the mirror with white heads. Oral Cancer?

See your dentist: What you are describing is lingual tonsils and they pose no harm and often go away on it's own. If concerned, see your dentist for consultation. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I suffer from white heads on my face, please help?

I suffer from white heads on my face, please help?

Don't Pick! : You need to see a dermatologist. Don't pick, pop or scrub your face. You have "closed" comedones (whiteheads). This is not uncommon & are highly treatable. There are oral antibiotics, topical retinols & benzoyl peroxide creams available. Washing your face, then gently applying toner, followed by an aha and/or bha lotion. Do this twice daily & you should see change. Also use a sunscreen (am only). ...Read more

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I tend to get white heads on my face easily. Y is it so?

I tend to get white heads on my face easily. Y is it so?

Comedones: Retinoids are medications derived from vitamin a that contain an altered form of the vitamin. They can come in gels or creams that you apply to the skin affected by comedonal acne. Retinoids treat acne by unplugging the comedones and eliminating them. They also help prevent comedones from forming, stopping future breakouts. Highly effective, retinoids have been one of the main treatments of acne. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of white heads on my face?

How should I get rid of white heads on my face?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How should i get rid of white heads on my face permenantely?

How should i get  rid of white heads on my face permenantely?

Unfortunately: White heads are normal oil that gets plugged in pores. Although you can use salycic acid and benzoyl peroxide they may never go away completely. Please see your doctor for more answers. ...Read more

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How can be reduce black and white heads on my face?

How can be reduce black and white heads on my face?

Facial first: Consider getting a facial first or consider investing in and learning how to use a comedone extractor but medications such as retinoids or salicylic acid may be beneficial to diminish recurrences. Periodic exfoliation may also help. For medical therapy, seek the advice of a dermatologist. ...Read more

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There are white heads on my face, and my face becomes dull after a few hours, what should I do?

There are white heads on my face, and my face becomes dull after a few hours, what should I do?

Treatment: Retin a (tretinoin) will exfoliate the skin and will minimize the building up of white heads see your dermatologist for a prescription. ...Read more

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Sir tell me about low memory and black hair getting white and white heads on face?

Sir tell me about low memory and black hair getting white and white heads on face?

Not sure if related: Hard to know if all those things are related. I'd be concerned about diet and thyroid function, stress and other issues. ...Read more

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I have been off Accutane for one month. But I've started to get super small white heads, should I go back on Accutane? I took 60mg for 6 months, 54kg

I have been off Accutane for one month. But I've started to get super small white heads, should I go back on Accutane? I took 60mg for 6 months, 54kg

As I'm sure you: ...know, Accutane has many side effects. The biggest concern in women of reproductive age is pregnancy b/c it can cause birth defects. Exfoliating creams (such as Retin A) are a safer alternative for dealing with superficial acne, including whiteheads. I recommend you discuss this with your dermatologist. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more