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Could you tell me what's the best thing to put on a pimple to get rid of it quick?

Could you tell me what's the best thing to put on a pimple to get rid of it quick?

Benzoyl peroxide: You can obtain anything with the active ingredient called benzoyl peroxide, which would be the best over the counter treatment for mild to moderate acne. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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


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How to get rid pimples naturally for ever?

How to get rid pimples naturally for ever?

Dreaming: Pimples occur from genetics, physiological and emotional stress, lack of sleep, hormones and much more. It is difficult to control your life and it is better to understand why you are getting them and how to stay on a treatment plan to keep them controlled. It is like asking how can i keep my teeth clean without daily brushing. See your doctor for a treatment plan. ...Read more

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If i put toothpaste on a pimple in my pubic area will it work? They say putting toothpaste in a pimple will get rid of it. Is there side effects?

If i put toothpaste on a pimple in my pubic area will it work? They say putting toothpaste in a pimple will get rid of it. Is there side effects?

Toothpaste?: Putting toothpaste is not a great solution for blocked pours regardless of the location. I think the worst side effect is that you would be disappointed knowing the other ways to deal with a pimple. ...Read more

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How well will Noxzema work on pimples and getting rid of hyperpigmentation?

How well will Noxzema work on pimples and getting rid of hyperpigmentation?

Not effective: It does not have ingredients to work on acne and is soothing but will not decrease increased pigmentation. ...Read more

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What's the best face wash to use? What's best to use for very very dry skin on my face? What's best to put on pimples to get rid of quickest?

What's the best face wash to use? What's best to use for very very dry skin on my face? What's best to put on pimples to get rid of quickest?

Many choices: Best face wash i recommend to patients is aloe based as it leaves face cleaner. You need a moisturizer for the dryness. For acne there are many choices. Benzoyl peroxide, retin a, (tretinoin) salicylic acid based formulas. Chemical peels. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple ?

How to get rid of pimple ?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple marks?

How to get rid of pimple marks?

Red Marks from Acne: Apply a tea tree oil solution to the affected areas. Mix a solution of 85% water and 15% tea tree oil. Tea tree oil has anti-inflammatory properties. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimple marks?

How can I get rid of pimple marks?

Serious Rx: Please forgive my frankness. The red marks that follow pimples are new vessels healing you skin and you need to leave them alone. The brown marks are hyperpigmentation and if you try to bleach them with a hydroquinone solution, it can end up a mess. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon is required to treat depressed scars. ...Read more

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Whats best way to get rid of pimple?

Whats best way to get rid of pimple?

Benzoyl peroxide : Otc Benzoyl Peroxide Gel apply directly to pimple at bedtime. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of pimple fast!?

What can I do to get rid of pimple fast!?

IPL/ cosmetic laser: If you are looking for rapid results that can do it. Otherwise good skin care will help, cleanser and moisturizer. Proactiv is great for acne. ...Read more

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What is a cheap way to get rid of pimple blemishes?

What is a cheap way to get rid of pimple blemishes?

Cheap: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology ...Read more

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What to do to make rid of pimple marks in the face?

What to do to make rid of pimple marks in the face?

Discuss with derm/PS: I would schedule a consultation with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to review some of the treatments and medical options available.
Don't pick, avoid sun or tobacco. Clean once or twice daily with dermatologist recommended facial cleanser. Use non-comedogenic facial moisturizer. Exfoliate weekly. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of pimple fast for kid the age of 11?

Scientific Rx: As a parent, you have a duty to take your child for care by a scientific physician. Acne is a chronic, serious, non-lifestyle-related, potentially-mutilating illness. It can be managed effecitively, but there are no quick fixes. If you neglect this now, it is likely be a source of regret / resentment for a lifetime. Please do the right thing. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of pimple quickly?

Pimple Info: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

Scientific Rx: Forget all the pop wisdom. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, prescription-strength rx from your physician can. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that can't be cured but is fairly easy to manage. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

Start medications: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral accutane. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

Acne: Do you mean ACNE? Or something else? Where? How severe? A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can try BENZOYL PEROXIDE. Use a small amount once a day. Keep it off any nice fabrics as it will bleach them white. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

Acne Troubles: Acne is the great esteem crusher of adolescence. You can usually keep it under control with gentle facial cleanser, 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and light facial moisturizer. If these fail, a dermatologist could prescribe antibiotics, topical retinoids, or Accutane as a last resort. If you would like more personalized advice, click the Send Message button at healthtap.com/saurbornmd ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

SSee: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

PMD or dermatologist: There are many different prescription creams for acne. If your acne is severe you may need an oral antibiotic. Both types of medication will take several weeks to become totally effective. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples ?

How to get rid of pimples ?

Hygiene: Good hygiene and over the counter cleaning agents. Severe cases can be addressed with medications, but average outbreaks can be dealt with at home with hygiene and cleansing products. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples ?

How to get rid of pimples ?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples marks..?

How to get rid of pimples marks..?

Topical creams: If you are referring to pimples you may try over the counter acne treatments such as face wash for acne, topical acne treatments such as Benzoyl peroxide cream. You may also consult with a dermatologist for more effective treatment. Finally, some patients require oral medications. You may try Mederma, a scar cream which doesn't help everyone, otherwise scars become less visible over time. ...Read more

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How 2 get rid of pimples n their marks?

How 2 get rid of pimples n their marks?

Scientific Rx: All acne can be managed easily by a physician, and if you have scars, somebody was negligent and didn't get you treated when you should have been. I'm sorry. Acne severe enough to leave scars usually requires systemic rx. If you are old enough to be using helathtap, you are old enough to make your own doctor's appointment. There may be a free clinic nearby. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of pimples?

Get seen: All acne is manageable but it's work and there's no overnight cure. If the prom is coming up and your acne hasn't been managed, and your acne is bad, I'd perhaps start you on topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid plus systemic tetracycline. Your physician's the one to see now. You'll be glad. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get rid of pimples?

What is the quickest way to get rid of pimples?

Derm eval: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How to rid of pimples on nose?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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