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Does anyone knows of a good natural product for pimples on your face?

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

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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I am black african but a little fair in complexion. I however have a lot of black spots as a result of pimples. Used every blackhead product, no luck?

I am black african but a little fair in complexion. I however have a lot of black spots as a result of pimples. Used every blackhead product, no luck?

Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. ...Read more

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What is a good product to use for pimples?

What is a good product to use for pimples?

Benzoyl Peroxide: In addition to eating a healthy diet, with little or no sugary foods, no dairy and lots of vegetables, benzoyl peroxide is probably the best otc product for most acne. Use a thin layer twice daily to the affected areas and moisturize if too drying. If too irritating, topical sal acid preparations can help, as can tea tree oil. After that, though, i'd see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What's the best product to use to remove pimple scars and craters?

What's the best product to use to remove pimple scars and craters?

Scars from acne: Need to see dermatologist- no over the counter item will help with scars from acne. ...Read more

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Do you know which clean and clear product works the best for pimples?

Do you know which clean and clear product works the best for pimples?

Pimples: Look for products containing benzoyl peroxide 5% or 10%. Salicylic acid products can also help remove the top layer of skin. ...Read more

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What is a good recommended product that will make your pimples go away?

What is a good recommended product that will make your pimples go away?

Acne: There are so many great prescription treatments for acne now--both topical and oral. Much of the otc cleansers, washes, masks, toners and lotions don't do much. Treatment is usually focused on the type of pimples you have. Go see your doctor to get a regimen tailored to you. ...Read more

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Hello,i got pimple holes and blemishes on face.I used Dermacte night cream, Cetaderm Sc,Vita zone tablet and salcyd soap,but didn't get any result.

Hello,i got pimple holes and blemishes on face.I used Dermacte night cream, Cetaderm Sc,Vita zone tablet and salcyd soap,but didn't get any result.

ACNE: IF YOU HAVENT HAD ANY RESULTS WITH WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN USING, AND IF YOU HAVENT SEEN A DERMATOLOGIST, THEN SEE ONE. ALSO, CUT OUT ALL NUTS! NO CHOCOLATE AT ALL! AND CUT DOWN ON DAIRY PRODUCTS. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more