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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 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 white heads in every pore of my face that hang out. I can pull them out easily but it leaves a whole in my pore and there are so many. Help pls?

I have white heads in every pore of my face that hang out. I can pull them out easily but it leaves a whole in my pore and there are so many. Help pls?

See a dermatologist: There is excellent therapy for acne.There are different treatments for different acnes and different people. Meanwhile you can try benzoyl peroxide cream or gel. The holes are not caused by [pulling?] squeezing them out. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of white heads and black heads on the face?

Comedonal acne: Blackheads and whiteheads are a type of non inflammatory acne. This type of acne responds to benzoyl peroxide, retinoids like tretinoin, adapalene, tazarotene and sulfur-sulfacetamide topical preparations. It does take 3-4 months to see a good response. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of clogged pores and white heads on my face?

How do I get rid of clogged pores and white heads on my face?

Acne Therapy: Benzoyl peroxide has an antibacterial effect and may also decrease the chemical reaction that changes the lining of the hair follicle. This may help reduce the plugging that causes comedones. Benzoyl peroxide may be used for a mild case of comedones or to help prevent formation of others. Tretinoin (retin-a) tretinoin (retin-a, avita, renova) is the mainstay of treatment for whiteheads and blackh. ...Read more

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I have very much white heads on my nose and my nose feels much more oily than my face... I am 20 years old.. What should I do? Pls suggest me..

I have very much white heads on my nose and my nose feels much more oily than my face... I am 20 years old.. What should I do? Pls suggest me..

Acne: Trying over the counter acne products such as neutrogena, clean and clear, or biore lines for acne may help. If it is not improving, see a dermatologist for prescription treatment options. ...Read more

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How to get rid of white heads on your face when I squezze bump white pus comes out?

How to get rid of white heads on your face when I squezze bump white pus comes out?

Use drying agents: White bumps may be filled with either thick skin oil, and less likely they are filled with pus. Pus is made of dead white blood cells and are a sign of infection. Skin oil, sebum, is thick oil that has clogged the pores. In either case, keep the skin clean and dry, avoid moisturizers and lotions, and purchase acne medications, like benzoyl peroxide or retinoids. ...Read more

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Are there some effective ways to clear up pimples or hard white heads on a persons face?

Are there some effective ways to clear up pimples or hard white heads on a persons face?

Medical facial: In my opinion, the best approach to help here would be through a medical aesthetician at a reputable med spa in your area. In contrast to a relaxing facial at a day spa, medically oriented facials are particularly focused at helping to address your very concern. That in conjunction with medical grade topical products will help you maintain the clear skin that you are looking for. ...Read more

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On top of my penis head are a couole small white bumps that look like white heads. Tested for warts wasn't it. Help ?

On top of my penis head are a couole small white bumps that look like white heads. Tested for warts wasn't it.  Help
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Penile Bumps: It is hard to answer without examination, but if you have no symptoms you may have pearly penile papules, which are benign bumps and do not cause any problems and are quite common. Please have yourself evaluated. ...Read more

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What's the difference between the looks of a pimple to herpes? I'm getting them on my chest and my four head and all over. Red with out white heads

What's the difference between the looks of a pimple to herpes?  I'm getting them on my chest and my four head and all over. Red with out white heads

Mucous membranes: Herpes simplex occurs on mucous membranes. Herpes-zoster occurs on specific areas of skin in a nerve root distribution. Random pimples probably aren't herpes. Herpes lesions always have a blister in the middle of them early in the eruption. Then they crust over. Only way to be sure is to have an examination. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it bad to squeeze/ pop pimples, white heads, & black heads on your skin or face?

Is it bad to squeeze/ pop pimples, white heads, & black heads on your skin or face?

Sort of: It is worse to neglect them, and not seek scientific treatment. You're human and you're going to pick at them and probably pop the uncomfortable ones, but severe acne will scar regardless. If benzoyl peroxide has failed after two weeks or you have trunk lesions, your physician will need to treat you. It's non-lifestyle-related, a serious life handicap, and highly treatable if you get with your dr. ...Read more

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