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Kind Cosmetics Acne Patient
Exfoliants: Products containing salicylic (beta hydroxy) acids or Alpha hydroxy acids help acne skin. This may be in the form of face washes or leave-on products (generally at a lower concentration). Also, benzoyl peroxide washes functions to reduce oil gland production and p.Acnes bacteria build-up, thought to exacerbate acne. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cosmetics is a topic that includes the appearance-enhancing techniques that beauticians do, plus the medical equipment (such as lasers) and procedures available for decreasing or removing skin discolorations, minor birthmarks, freckles, wrinkles, tattoos, age spots, scars, body ...Read more
Is cosmetics okay for oily skin (plus acne)? & if it's okay, what kind of cosmetics should I use? What about sunscreen, bb cream etc? Thank you :)
Cosmetics: I think it's time for you to go to a Hair place and see what they can best do for you! I'm confident your will look great! ...Read more
45F. What kind of cosmetic procedure would be most effective in removing post inflammatory pigment left on my face from cystic acne breakouts?
The scientific stuff: Topical benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, retinoic acid derivatives, topical clindamycin, systemic tetracyclines, systemic erythromycin, topical spironolactone, the oral contraceptive pill, isotretinoin, lasers. Don't ask for personal anecdotes -- this is the era of evidence-based medicine. Your personal physican's your best guide. Best wishes. ...Read more
Does zithrox 500mg eliminate cosmetic acne? I applied compact and suffering from small acne all over my face please help
Stop the cosmetics: Some cosmetics are so called "comedogenic" or acne-causing, because they can clog up the pores/hair follicles resulting the acne. Antibiotic such as zithromax may help if it is severe, but the best treatment is stopping that specific cosmetic product. I would say that your acne should be better in about 2 wks after stopping it--no need to add chemicals into your body. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have one big dark acne mark. I want to cover it. I don't have cosmetics to cover that scare. How can I cover it using easily available things?
Is it true that if I use natural cosmetics (yves rocher) made from nature I will be safe from pimples and acne?
How much cumulative isotretinoin would u prescribe a patient with mild to moderate acne? Is it 120mg/kg like for severe acne or less?
Accutane dose: The recommended dosage range for Accutane is 0.5 to 1.0 mg/kg/day given in two divided doses with food for 15 to 20 weeks. In studies comparing 0.1, 0.5, and 1.0 mg/kg/day, 8 it was found that all dosages provided initial clearing of disease, but there was a greater need for retreatment with the lower dosages. During treatment, the dose may be adjusted according to response of the disease and/or the appearance of clinical side effects ...Read more
I'm first time patient and I am coming in next week for acne problems my question is should I come with make up on my face for a better emanation?
My girlfriend had an acne... She tried vitamins, cosmetic, and lots of stuff. Then I gave her sylimarine and the acne was gone. How is that possible?
Sylimarin & Acne: Acne is typically caused by bacteria producing infection and inflammation in the skin, feeding on toxins, metabolic wastes, and oils the liver is not properly processing. Sylimarin is a liver detoxifier. So if the first statement is true, then your girlfriend benefit from these properties. I am not endorsing its use, only providing the explanation. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: There is no credible evidence that any specific diet will help acne, although large quantities of dairy products and foods containing iodine will sometimes make acne worse. But if you have acne and blisters, that is unusual. I would strongly suggest that you see a dermatologist and find out what is going on. ...Read more
Is long-term remission more likely for Accutane patients with milder acne? (assuming the same cumulative dose is taken)
Is long-term remission from Accutane more likely on patients with milder acne as opposed to severe acne? (assuming the same cumulative dose is taken)
One moment....: Accutane is best reserved for severe / deep / cystic acne, as it's unpleasant and there are some risks. I usually see good results with systemic antibiotics & topical therapy for the milder stuff. However, it's extremely effective, and a long-term remission is the rule. Being a teen / young adult is rough enough without acne, and I believe it's well worth as many courses as you actually need. ...Read more
Hello. A combination of acne vulgaris and rosacea... What does it mean?? Is it really bad??? How to really treat it.? And should I not use cosmetics?
Seems a concern: Without an actual exam, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person. Specifically, they both look like oily skin, w. big pores overlap in appearance, clogging pores bad for both. There isn't as good treatment for rosacea. Benzoyl peroxide and/or antibiotic cremes might be for both, better for acne ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
acne scars: There are many laser and non laser techniques to treat acne scars. These include subscisssion, tea crosshatching, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and other non laser techniques. In addition., lasers include smooth beam, pixel, fraxel, other erbium, co2, and other lasers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers