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Neutrogena naturals acne cream cleanser, does it work well?

Neutrogena naturals acne cream cleanser, does it work well?

Possible: It can be helpful, but you must remember that everyone's skin reacts differently to different creams and lotions. Therefore, what may work for one may not necessarily work as well for the next person. However, if you have used it in the past and it has worked before it may be a good place to start. Then if not you can consult your physician for prescription medications/lotions. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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Need doctor's help! will natural progestetone cream cause acne?

Need doctor's help! will natural progestetone cream cause acne?

Possibly: Although we see some benefit in acne treatment in some women who take combination oral contraception pills (which contain some degree of progestin), progestin-only pills and injections have been known to exacerbate acne. I would be suspicious that this would also apply to a progesterone cream, so it's possible, especially if you've noticed more acne since starting use of the cream ...Read more

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Is there a natural cream i can use to treat my facial and body acne?

Is there a natural cream i can use to treat my facial and body acne?

Do not know any: Depending on the severity of the acne you may be able to take care of it yourself or may need to seek care from a physician. See this site for information, self care and suggestion about when to contact your doctor. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001876/. ...Read more

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I have used many medicines & topical creams,acne always returns after stopping it. Can you recommend any natural remedy for treating cystic acne?

I have used many medicines & topical creams,acne always returns after stopping it. Can you recommend any natural remedy for treating cystic acne?

Natural Approaches: Hello, Acne is powerful. While isotretinoin is not your only option, natural remedies have proven themselves to simply be weaker than their chemical competitors. Think about organic detergents and soaps. Same deal, they are just weaker and may only work for less resistant situations. I have a video on this topic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7dNIevcvWw -Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read more

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Acne remove cream?

There are many: There are several retinoids, all by prescription: tretinion, tazarotene, adapalene. Antibiotics can also come in cream form but those also require a prescription. There are also benzoyl peroxide creams that generally do not require a prescription. You should consult a dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Cream for acne marks?

Cream for acne marks?

None work: The brown spots after acne fade with time, but only a dermatologist can make scars less visible. If that is what you want (most folks you meet won't care unless scarring is severe), lasers, fillers, and surgery are available. These work and you have a right to something more effective than an ineffective topical. ...Read more

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What acne cream is suggested?

What acne cream is suggested?

Rx: Benzoyl peroxide is the most effective over-the-counter remedy but it's much better combined with topical clindamycin, or replaced by clindamycin-plus-a retinoic acid derivative if there's lots of blackheads. If severe, deep, or on the trunk, time to find the right systemic antibiotic and/or for a female to consider the oral contraceptive pill. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a cream that treats acne?

What is a cream that treats acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: This or retinoic acid are your best friends. For more severe acne, your personal physician can help. ...Read more

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Could avon acne cream really work?

Could avon acne cream really work?

Maybe: This is pricey, gimmicky salicylic acid. It might clear you, and you can also try topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. If you're not clear in two weeks, then no topical agent will help and you owe it to yourself to get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Do you know of any good acne cream?

Do you know of any good acne cream?

Benzoyl peroxide: Still the best. Use as tolerated (strength, frequency). If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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What's the Best acne cream out there?

What's the Best acne cream out there?

Whatever you need: Start with topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid. No need for anything fancy. If you're not clear in two weeks, your physician can add prescription-strength Rx. This is the 21st century and you have a right to be free of this stuff. ...Read more

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Can stieva acne cream be used long term?

Can stieva acne cream be used long term?

Yes: It's a retinoic acid derivative and if it's helping your acne, keep using it until your disease eventually self-cures. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Physiogel cream heal acne, does that work?

Physiogel cream heal acne, does that work?

Get a real Rx: This is common moisturizing cream. Hit your acne hard with 5% topical benzoyl peroxide 2x/day, and if are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. All acne can be managed nowadays until it self-cures, and untreated it is a serious personal and professional liability. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you use facial acne cream on your back?

Can you use facial acne cream on your back?

Yes: However, acne that's troublesome on the back usually requires at least a topical antibiotic, and often a systemic antibiotic. A woman who can take and wants the oral contraceptive pill may be cleared by this, if you're a male, expect an antibiotic in your future. Good luck. ...Read more

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What cream or product should I use for acne?

What cream or product should I use for acne?

Get Rx: If your acne is mild, benzoyl peroxide is by far the best over-the-counter remedy. If this fails, your physician has a variety of options that usually clear things up, and dermatologists can handle the really tough stuff. ...Read more

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Which cream is best for acne can I use momet?

Which cream is best for acne can I use momet?

No: Mometasone is for allergic type rashes- not acne- would recommend epiduo (prescription)- prevents the formation of new acne bumps and treats whiteheads/blackheads that are present.. Full effect seen in 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Please describe the most affective acne cream?

Please describe the most affective acne cream?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangea organics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more