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Painful Pimples On Face
Consistent hard and painful pimples on face, neck, back since coming off b/c 2 years ago. I wash regularly with all natural soap to no avail.?
I have an extremely large and painful pimple on my face right beside my ear. How can I pop it without too much pain?
I know I need to see Dermatologist. Just possible causes of painful pimple like in scalp face chest with pus comes out. For a while.
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 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
Acne remedies: There are many possible ways to treat acne correctly. It is a step treatment including:1. Skin hygiene 2. Antibacterials 3. Retinols 4. Photodynamic therapy 5. Laser. 6. Tretinoins in mix and match combinations, and oral contraceptives. If you have severe acne, please see a competent dermatologist before getting scarred. ...Read more
Pimples: Are an unfortunate part of being a teen-ager. If you are older than that please see a dermatologist. A teen-ager can see one also. Be sure to keep skin clean, avoid make up that is not hypoallergenic and avoid trans fats as found in junk food. Do not use any skin lotion containing alcohol. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: The oral contraceptive pill can end acne in a woman who wants and can take it. Otherwise I start with benzoyl peroxide plus topical clindamycin, adding retinoic acid if there are blackheads and a suitable oral antibiotic if there's not a good result in 4 weeks. Dermatologists have stronger medicines. You have a right to a clear complexion. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who will add something stronger to this regimen. If it's face-only, probably adding topical Clindamycin or a short course of a systemic tetracycline will do the trick. You can't cure acne but you can keep it under control until it self-cures as you get older. ...Read more
Pimples on face due to waxing solution for this please Don't need the marks to last forever They are receding just need tips on taking care of it?
Keep oil away: From your face at all times, and that includes wax! Apply warm washcloth to your face or to any individual pimple as soon as it appears to help it get blood supply to kill the bacteria. Get out in the sun unless this makes your particular acne worse. Take vitamins A, E, D, and zinc. Wash with a non-irritating but non fatty soap. When these lesions are gone, try benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more
Anything can: When you are prone to acne anything you place on your skin can make you break out into acne including acne product treatments. Instead of home remedies that may make things worse go see an aesthetic physician that can recommend proper skin care regimen. Proactiv works well. ...Read more
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Injection: The best way to get rid of a large pimple on your face is to see a dermatologist who will inject the pimple with cortisone. This does not get into your bloodstream but for make the pimple improve overnight. It will also help avoid getting a scar. ...Read more
Hi, stayin in switzerland, having reccurent acne/pimples on face after marriage. Just not going only. What medicine to be taken? Name ria and age 30.
Spironolactone: Ria, your best bet would be an oral medication called spironolactone. It is perfect for adult female acne induced or worsened by stress and menstrual cycling as it slightly inhibits the hormonal fluctuations that lead to the adult variant of acne. A low dose such as 50 or 100 mg per day should be sufficient. You do not want to get pregnant or be breast-feeding while on this medication. ...Read more
I lost weight bcuz of a starve diet, but I'm gettin a lot of pimples on face! Is it bcuz of the little junkfood I consume? I kno its an unhealthy diet
Unlikely: Acne in adolescence is believed to form from increased testosterone levels causing more sebum (oil skin) production. This increases the amount of certain bacteria that live on your skin and can cause inflammation. The inflammation can cause increased skin cells to form. All these things result in a blockage and the formation of a pimple. Food should not effect these events. ...Read more
Herpes simplex infec: Herpes simplex virus (HSV) can occur anywhere, even on a finger tip. But it requires exposure of that skin area to an infected membrane. Acne comes and goes; herpes lesions lasts about 3 weeks then clears leaving a darker pigmented area. A specialist can do a swab and check under the microscope for typical virus finding. See dermatologist for this. As a rule only HSV-1 occurs on the face, but.... ...Read more
Howmuch time does it take to reverse sideeffects like weightgain, swelling of face and pimples on face by having omnacortil 40mg 1st 10days of d month?
Steroid Side effect: It can take up to several months (3-6) for your symptoms and swelling of your face to subside ...Read more
Random size pimples on face during puberty at 15, which left acne marks, which started to disappear gradually. Will my skin heal to original complexion?
Pimples: For any skin rashes, we need to look at it to know what it is. Based on your description, you have facial rashes. If it is due to your blanket or not is another question and needed to be evaluated. Any local dermatologist or allergist can help you figure out your question. ...Read more
No: Please forgive my frankness. Over-the-counter preparations do not work well either. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. If needed after a few weeks, consider adding an oral antibiotic such as Erythromycin or tetracycline / Minocycline as suitable for the individual. Dermatologists have the big guns -- accutane, lasers. A clear face is your right. Good luck. ...Read more