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Doctor insights on: Open Pores

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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 hot water really open scalp pores and cold water closes them? Do the scalp pores close anyway?

Does hot water really open scalp pores and cold water closes them? Do the scalp pores close anyway?

Vasodilation: Warm water makes your scalp vessels open and dilate which may increase absorption of topicsl products. It doesn't truly open pores. Cold water causes constriction of blood vessels. ...Read more

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What can cause open skin pores?

What can cause open skin pores?

Pore Size: According to the magazine, "best health, " the size of the pores on your face depends on the girth of your facial hairs, which comes from genetic factors related to hair and skin development. That is, if your parents and extended family tend to have larger pores on their face, you are more likely to inherit the trend as well. ...Read more

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Open wound pimple with aloe vera?

Open wound pimple with aloe vera?

Use soap and water: It's best to clean and cover with a bandage. The aloe vera may have bacterial contamination in it. ...Read more

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Would manuka honey close up open wound?

Would manuka honey close up open wound?

Wound: The basis of wound care is to determine what caused it in the first place. That should always be the focus. There are over 4000 wound care products on the market and most are sterile when they come out of the package so few would actually harm a wound. Honey has gained popularity but an excellent cochrane review showed that it has no proven benefit compared to other dressings. No single product f. ...Read more

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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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Swollen glands tired open acne wounds on face could it be impetigo?

Swollen glands tired open acne wounds on face could it be impetigo?

Infection: It appears that you have a substantial infection going on. If the swollen glands are in the neck, they are reacting to the infection on your face, trying to stop it from spreading any further, but you definitely need to see a doctor ASAP to prescribe antibiotics and control this infection. ...Read more

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How effective is the derma roller device on open pores and surgical scars?

How effective is the derma roller device on open pores and surgical scars?

It is effective: Every individual has very unique responses to treatment. Some respond better than others and it may be difficult to know how well someone will respond. In addition, there are treatment operator effects- derma roller devices come in different lengths. Obviously, the deeper the device penetrates, the more reaction, either positive or negative. Your best bet- find an experienced practitioner. ...Read more

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Can benzoyl peroxide close the large pore from cheek on face?

Can benzoyl peroxide close the large pore from cheek on face?

NO: BPO is a topical antibiotic good for killing once causing bacteria. Your large pore is filled with oils and cellular debris, to treat it you have to clean it out . I would use a mild soap and follow up with a god exfoliator. Some term practices have them and they either have glycol acid or salicylic acid to exfoliate. These 2 measures will help a lot more than the bPO ...Read more

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Does vaseline clog pores and cause pimples to form?

Does vaseline clog pores and cause pimples to form?

Yes: Vaseline is a thick petrolatum based ointment which can clog pores and cause whiteheads to form. If you are using vaseline as a moisturizer if you have excessively dry skin, i would recommend going with a ceramide based lotion. ...Read more

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Open sores under pendulous stomach?

Open sores under pendulous stomach?

skin breakdown: Will need proper wound care to prevent infection. This particular area can also develop yeast infections. ...Read more

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Can cosmetics cause acne or clogged pores on forehead, nose?

Can cosmetics cause acne or clogged pores on forehead, nose?

Absolutely yes: Try to find oil free products and be certain to clean the products off thoroughly daily. Clogged pores is one huge case of adult acne. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples in face pores?

How to remove pimples in face pores?

Keep it clean: A comedo is a clogged hair follicle (pore) in the skin. Keratin (skin debris) combines with oil to block the follicle. A comedo can be open (blackhead) or closed by skin (whitehead), and occur with or without acne. Keeping your face clean and not oily is the key. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/skin-glow-13/minimize-pores ...Read more

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Does diluted glycerin fixes makeup on oily wide pore skin?

Does diluted glycerin fixes makeup on oily wide pore skin?

???: hi, Glycerin has Moisturizing nature and it's being used to keep the hair and skin moist and prevent breakage. ...Read more

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My baby has oozing, crusting skin lesions. Should I cover them or leave them open?

My baby has oozing, crusting skin lesions. Should I cover them or leave them open?

Oozing skin lesions: You should have the baby seen asap by a clinician to examine the lesions. Honey crusting is associated with a staph infection until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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Why are arteries closed after open heart surgery?

Why are arteries closed after open heart surgery?

Many reasons: There are many reasons why arteries are closed after coronary artery surgery. Remember that surgery "bypasses" and does not remove blockages. Most importantly surgery does not chnage the medical problems which caused the blockages (such as cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, smoking, obesity, and sedentary lifestyle) and unless these are addressed the arteries will continue to close. ...Read more

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Do oral herpes leave open sores on your lips?

Do oral herpes leave open sores on your lips?

For about 7 days: Oral herpes, hsv-1, can be found on the lips, gums, roof of the mouth, or around the nose. It begins with a tingling, called a prodrome, and tiny blister like vesicles will appear on area. During the vesicular phase it is transmittable, so caution should be used when contacting other people. A few days after, the vesicles will burst and an open sore will scab, then heal in 10 days. ...Read more

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