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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Board Certified, Dermatology
39 years in practice
12M people helped
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How can I remove pimple from my skin quckily ?

Dr. Joseph Eastern
Board Certified, Dermatology
39 years in practice
12M people helped
How can I remove pimple from  my skin quckily
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Don't squeeze! : Squeezing will just make your acne worse, and will cause scarring in many cases. Your dermatologist has specialized equipment for removing pimples, and can prescribe medications to prevent getting pimples in the first place. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified
11 years in practice
93K people helped
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Dr. Paavani Komanduri
Board Certified, General Practice
5 years in practice
43K people helped
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How does pimples go in an hour?

Dr. Paavani Komanduri
Board Certified, General Practice
5 years in practice
43K people helped
How does pimples go in an hour?

Aspirin: You can't completely get rid of it so fast but two things you can try are crushing some aspirin and making a thin paste to put on it. This will reduce inflammation. Additionally you can try to ice it a little. But careful and don't put ice directly on your skin ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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11 years in practice
93K people helped
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Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
11 years in practice
93K people helped
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Managing Acne (Checklist)

Use a gentle cleanser designed for acne-prone skin
1 Min, Daily for 2 Years
Use over-the-counter or prescription acne drugs as the doctor advises
Daily
See the doctor to adjust medications and other treatments
3x year
Dr. Colin Kerr
Board Certified, Family Medicine
39 years in practice
19M people helped
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Are goosebumps like pimples a pregnancy symptom?

Dr. Colin Kerr
Board Certified, Family Medicine
39 years in practice
19M people helped
Are goosebumps   like pimples a pregnancy symptom?

Goosebumps: Goosebumps have nothing to do with cleanliness. They are a result of a very small muscle around the base of a hair follicle that causes stiffening of the hair and follicle called "piloerection." your body does this most often when you feel cold as part of an effort to warm you up, but can also happened when alarmed or scared. There are several rashes common during pregnancy that might resemble it. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
623K people helped
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Is there a way to effectively treat symptoms of pimples?

Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
623K people helped
Is there a way to effectively treat symptoms of pimples?

Infection,pigmentati: For symptoms due to infection, sometimes antibiotics may be needed in addition to topical creams. For hype pigmented areas, creams containing hydroquinone may be helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Candace Spann
Board Certified, Dermatology
16 years in practice
247K people helped
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Is it possible to have a pimple for more than 2months without showing any sign of going away ?

Dr. Candace Spann
Board Certified, Dermatology
16 years in practice
247K people helped
Is it possible to have a pimple for more than 2months without showing any sign of going away ?

May need injection: If it is truly a pimple, you may need a steroid injection from your dermatologist to help the pimple to resolve. Another possibility is a cyst which will require medical help in order to get it to resolve. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
12 years in practice
825K people helped
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I was diagnosed that I am allergic to dustmites have ezcema on my wrist apparently from dust/bedmites white pimples on my hands underneath skin ?

Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
12 years in practice
825K people helped
I was diagnosed that I am allergic to dustmites have ezcema on my wrist apparently from dust/bedmites white pimples on my hands underneath skin ?

Eczema: Try some hydrocortisone cream twice a day for 1-2 weeks in addition use aquaphor. If not getting better, get checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
52 years in practice
6M people helped
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Why I have pimple coming after taking 500mcg, vitamin b12.I check my bold test and my B12 level is 101.?

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
52 years in practice
6M people helped

Not related: B12 does not ever cause pimples.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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Can i still be pregnant despite negative home pregnancy tests? What are other reasons for missing period for this long? Hi! I am about 15 days late on my period. I have some pregnancy symptoms such as dull pain in my back and lower abd, pimples, bloating,

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
Can i still be pregnant despite negative home pregnancy tests? What are other reasons for missing period for this long? Hi! I am about 15 days late on my period. I have some pregnancy symptoms such as dull pain in my back and lower abd, pimples, bloating,

Possible reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Anna Guarna
Board Certified, Dentistry
30 years in practice
355K people helped
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Does anyone knows of a good natural product for pimples on your face?

Dr. Anna Guarna
Board Certified, Dentistry
30 years in practice
355K people helped
Does anyone knows of a good natural product for pimples on your face?

Yes: Witch hazel is great for numerous problems, especially for skin irritation. Try using it before and after shaving, that should help. Call doc if you experience any shortness of breath, itching as these may be symptoms of allergic rxn. Also check with doc if you are pregnent/breast feeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is a skin condition that causes whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples to form. Common causes include hormonal changes, and certain ...Read more


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