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What causes the open pores or caters on face???!!!

What causes the open pores or caters on face???!!!

Skin changes: Enlarged pores of the skin, particularly of the face can be the result of dirt, debris or oils of the skin. These can clog or block the pores, which should naturally be open, to help protect the skin and keep it hydrated. Daily washing of the face, avoiding strong soaps, can keep the skin healthy and clean with lessening of clogged pores. If no improvement, seek a Dermatologist for further help ...Read more

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Is there any cure for large open pores on the face ? (crater)

Is there any cure for large open pores on the face ? (crater)

Microdermabrasion: You would have to have a resurfacing procedure to reduce the appearance of the pore. ...Read more

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How to differentiate clogged pores or open pores?

How to differentiate clogged pores or open pores?

Clogged vs open pore: Open pores are normal. Some opens are small while others are large. Some topical treatments like AHA's can help reduce the size of open pores. Clogged pores have something stuck in them. Usually sebum, the normal substance that the glands produce. If it becomes dry, it makes a plug. Skin can also grow over the exit to the pores blocking them. Looking at them is enough to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does water clear skin ? To give people clear complexion and or open pores.

Does water  clear skin ?  To give people clear complexion and or open pores.

No: Water alone will not clear your skin. If you have acne you can trying over the counter benzoyl peroxide product.If you do not see any improvement after a few weeks or it is to irritating, then she a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does having open pores worse than clogged pores? Why do some people want to open their pores and some want to close them?

Does having open pores worse than clogged pores? Why do some people want to open their pores and some want to close them?

Clean pores: Oil glands can clog pores with oil and it is desirable to clean them out to avoid black heads and pimples which come from clogged pores. Using a salicylic acid wash can help clean pores and rid the skin of pimples and blackheads. ...Read more

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Hi, I have an oily skin and I have large open pores on my cheeks. I want to get rid of them . Please help me !

Hi, I have an oily skin and I have large open pores on my cheeks. I want to get rid of them . Please help me !

See a dermatologist: Skin types vary. You may be looking too close in the mirror. A dermatologist may be able to show you how to modify your skin. ...Read more

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I've had an open pore under my armpit for probably a year. It doesn't hurt but just looks gross. If I squeeze it will secrete a light brown liquid.

I've had an open pore under my armpit for probably a year. It doesn't hurt but just looks gross. If I squeeze it will secrete a light brown liquid.

Cyst: What sounds like you have a cyst with a pore. If it does not bother you can continue to monitor. If gets swollen and painful consider removing it. If it is a cyst it may recur as long as it has the linings intact. ...Read more

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Hi doc, I am 41 yrs old, i got lot of open pores and dark spots on my face, and my skin is loosing glow as well.Please advice?

Hi doc, I am 41 yrs old, i got lot of open pores and  dark spots on my face, and my skin is loosing glow as well.Please advice?

Retin A: Get a prescription for tretinoin and detailed instructions on how to use it & what to expect. You probably also should get an otc cream with salycilic acid. ...Read more

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