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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does having open pores worse than clogged pores? Why do some people want to open their pores and some want to close them?
Sir,I have pores on my cheek and am using Tomato on that, to reduce its appearance. Is there any ointment,which cure my open pores?
Open pores: Yes there are treatments and you should get a referral to a Dermatologist. Hope all goes well. ...Read more
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
See dermatologist: for recommendations based on your individual situation. ...Read more