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Is Forehead Acne Usually Particularly Hard To Treat
No: In my experience, forehead acne is not particularly difficult to treat. These are mostly comedonal (blackhead and whiteheads) and respond well to comedolytic medicines (open pores) such as retina, benzoyl peroxide, and salicylic acid. Chemical peels can often speed up the resolution of forehead acne. You should see a dermatologist to see what treatment is best in you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Hair care product: Likely, hair care products, a hatband or your bangs themselves irritated the skin, trapped oil and dirt and caused a localized acne flare. Washing with a hypoallergenic cleanser, applying benzoyl peroxide, and keeping your forehead unobstructed may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have acne-like bumps on my forehead and they won't seem to go away no matter what I do! They are tiny and not red and hard to pop?
Oily forehead which turns extremely flaky & dry when I apply liquid foundation even when priming. How to treat combination area of face? Prone to acne
Moisturize: Combination of Acne & oily skin can be challenging to treat. Most topical acne medications can cause dryness & irritation; use of daily moisturizing lotion is a necessity even w/ oily skin. Recommend wash face w/ mild (sensitive skin) soap followed by an oil and alcohol-free lotion twice daily. May also try using Retin-A every other day on the forehead area. Discuss w/ doctor if problems continues ...Read more
How do I get rid of subclinical acne on my forehead? What products can I buy to use at home to treat it?
I have really bad acne on my forehead, and it's spreading to my cheeks and on my eyes ? Is that even possible to be on the eyes ? How can I treat this
Basic Rx: "Bad" acne is going to require prescription-strength Rx, at least to start. Begin with topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid or salicylic acid and make your doctor appointment. Ignore all "pop" advice and "tips". Acne is unrelated to lifestyle or hygiene and there's no clear relationship to diet. It is not curable but eventually remits on its own for reasons no one understands. ...Read more
Hi, I have had these hard, red bumps on my forehead for about a week. At first I thought I thought they were acne but they haven't dried out yet!?Help
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