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What activities or remedies can help keep pores unclogged to avoid acne? Are noncomedogenic makeups, lotions, or oils effective?

What activities or remedies can help keep pores unclogged to avoid acne?  Are noncomedogenic makeups, lotions, or oils effective?

Myth: The idea that acne is caused by "clogged pores" is simplistic. I trust you are otherwise healthy; if you're a woman in your 30s and are asking about acne, ask yourself about other evidence of hormonal disturbance. Forget "pop" acne remedies. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for something that can & manage till it self-cures. Best wishes ...Read more

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Rosacea (Definition)

A chronic skin condition that usually affects just the face, causing redness, pimples, nose swelling, and thin red ...Read more


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What skin products are appropriate to use with rosacea?

What skin products are appropriate to use with rosacea?

Green makeup: To tone down the rednesss it is useful to use a green base or concealer. ...Read more

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Which vitamins, or products help improve the skin naturally?

Which vitamins, or products help improve the skin naturally?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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What are the best over-the-counter cremes that help to eliminate facial scars and blemishes?

What are the best over-the-counter cremes that help to eliminate facial scars and blemishes?

Silicone gel: These are very different problems. Scars tend to be visible if they are raise, widened, depressed, or darkened/reddened. Silicone sheeting and silicone gels have the bulk of evidence to support helping to lighten and flatten scars by virtue of keeping a moisture barrier close to the skin surface. They are not absorbed into the skin. There are many rx forms, but some are available otc (scar fade. ...Read more

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What products can I use to cure red acne scars?

What products can I use to cure red acne scars?

Skin treatments vary: Acne scars vary from shallow hollows to deep pits and treatments vary. Prevention of further outbreaks will help minimize further scarring and you should talk to your physician for treatment options. A good skin care regimen will help to minimize the appearance, but does not erase the scars. There are non invasive and invasive surgical options available from cool lasers to fractional or coz. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies to quickly reduce acne scars on face and stop acne inflammation?

What are some natural remedies to quickly reduce acne scars on face and stop acne inflammation?

NONE: If you go into the typical herb store they will take your money & send you home with a useless product. Don't be a sucker. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My facial redness doesn't seem to improve with rosacea medications. Is light therapy a better rosacea treatment?

My facial redness doesn't seem to improve with rosacea medications. Is light therapy a better rosacea treatment?

Light therapy may be a better choice if you have tiny visible blood vessels (telangiectasia) on your face: Two options are pulsed dye laser and intense pulsed light therapy. Studies show that light therapy may reduce the appearance of: Facial redness, Flushing, Telangiectasia on the nose and cheeks. Light therapy involves repeat treatments to maintain improved skin appearance. Side effects are usually minimal. They can include temporary redness, loss of skin color and bruising in the treated area. More research is needed to determine how long the light therapy treatments are effective for rosacea and what the long-term risks might be. If you experience persistent rosacea, talk with your doctor to see if light therapy is an option for you. ...Read more

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What are good products to lighten red/dark scars from acne?

What are good products to lighten red/dark scars from acne?

A mild acid: A mild acid such as glycolic acid will exfoliate the skin and will help to reduce the color of scars. Other options are hydroquinone and retinol. Low concentration glycolic acid and retinol creams are available over the counter. Stronger peels such as a tca peel or laser resurfacing are done at a doctor's office. You can consult a local dermatologist for a treatment that's appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend some effective products that remove acne scars?

Can you please recommend some effective products that remove acne scars?

Options: Advanced scar cream such as biocorneum will help improve quality of some scars, others may improve with kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, but you may need actual minor surgery to remove the scars if they are severe. My recommendation is to see a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can vitamin-based skincare products help my SPF work better?

Can vitamin-based skincare products help my SPF work better?

Yes: While sunscreens help block the damaging rays of the sun, topical antioxidants like vitamin c will actually repair some of the cellular damage cause by sun exposure. ...Read more

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Good products to use to treat blackheads?

Good products to use to treat blackheads?

Retinoic acid: Derivatives of this compound are often very helpful applied topically, whether you have coexisting acne or not. ...Read more

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Home care ways to reduce and diminish acne scars?

Home care ways to reduce and diminish acne scars?

Improve Acne Scars: I do not know of any effective home-care only ways to reduce acne scars. Products like tretinoin and lightening agents can be used to reduce textural and pigment irregularities that are seen with acne breakouts. For acne scars, medium depth peels, laser resurfacing or dermabrasion are effective modalities to improve scarring, depending on extent of scarring and skin type. ...Read more

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What are other ways to treat acne scars rather than using lasers and face lifts? Any home reemedies or over-the-counter products?

What are other ways to treat acne scars rather than using lasers and face lifts? Any home reemedies or over-the-counter products?

Acne scars: If you already have scars from the acne, the safest thing will be to see a dermatologist and determine the best treatment option for you. Most home remedies and OTC products are not effective and some could be harmful. ...Read more

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Does Dairy products make Acne worse?

Does Dairy products make Acne worse?

No: No, acne is not related to your diet. Milk and other foods should not affect your skin. ...Read more

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What clean & clear product reduces rosacea redness?

What clean & clear product reduces rosacea redness?

Redness from rosacea: There is an new product called Mirvaso that is FDA cleared for treatment of rosacea. It does require a prescription but you may give better try. ...Read more

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How long does minocycline take to start improving rosacea symptoms?

Rosacea: 1-2 weeks before you may see results. However in order to decrease the inflammation that causes rosacea. It is sometimes a long term treatment ...Read more

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How can I improve my rosacea during pregnancy?

How can I improve my rosacea during pregnancy?

Cool compresses : With pregnancy, the hormones affect the skin, fluid and electrolytes, and the blood volume. This results in worse rosacea. To decrease vasodilatation, one can use ice either as cold compresses or cold water to wash the face. Exercise causes the patient's face to flush with increased blood supply aggravating the rosacea. Certain foods/stress/chemicals are associated with rosacea with pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is this rosacea? Irritated skin from reaction to a product. Didn't settle. Burning, warmth, redness.Dry skin.Now tingling and face is mildy red with some flushing in eves.Triggers:heat&emotion

Is this rosacea? Irritated skin from reaction to a product. Didn't settle. Burning, warmth, redness.Dry skin.Now tingling and face is mildy red with some flushing in eves.Triggers:heat&emotion

Could be or allergy: If you have those symptoms as a reaction to a product it sounds more like allergy or allergic dermatitis. You may also have rosacea, which can result in flushing and facial redness especially with heat, stress or alcohol triggers. Either way you should see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is rosacea?

What is rosacea?

Acne rosacea vs acne: Acne rosacea is not the same as acne because the former primarily effects the facial ski vessels whereas the latter effects the sebaceous glands. However acne rosacea is associated with overgrowth of the oil glands effecting the nose and is known as rhinophyma. ...Read more

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How is rosacea treated?

How is rosacea treated?

Rosacea: There are many treatment choices for rosacea depending on the severity and extent of symptoms. Available medical treatments include antibacterial washes, topical creams, antibiotic pills, lasers, pulsed-light therapies, photodynamic therapy, and isotretinoin. ...Read more

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How to help my rosacea?

Rosacea: There are many treatment choices for rosacea depending on the severity and extent of symptoms. Available medical treatments include antibacterial washes, topical creams, antibiotic pills, lasers, pulsed-light therapies, photodynamic therapy, and isotretinoin. ...Read more

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What helps with rosacea?

What helps with rosacea?

Avoid precipitating: Factors or agents that may cause your symptoms. Control rather than eradication may be a more realistic approach. Other meds may carry undesirable side effects. ...Read more

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Can children get rosacea?

Can children get rosacea?

Rosacea in children: Although the incidence of rosacea in adolescents and children is infrequent, such cases have been documented in the medical literature. Eyelid styes may be one form. Rosacea often runs in families, and rosacea sufferers would be wise to be on the lookout for early signs in children in order to seek diagnosis and treatment before the condition worsens. ...Read more

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What exacerbates rosacea?

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5 common triggers: Rosacea is a proinflammatory condition. A stimulus at a low threshold will cause flushing. Repeated flushing causes the skin changes we see in rosacea such as dilated vessels, enlarging sebaceous glands, and red papules. Common triggers to avoid are caffeine (coffee, teas, chocolates, etc), alcohol (wines, beers), increase in core temperature (hot tub, sauna, etc.), hot spicy food, and sun. ...Read more

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What to do about rosacea?

Rosacea: Rosacea is often due to combination of following: genetic predisposition, sun exposure, possible demodex. Avoiding certain triggers may help (ie, spicy foods, hot drinks, and alcohol may cause flushing and should be avoided. avoid smoking, sunlight and to extreme hot and cold temperatures, Red wine and chocolate). Rx of antibiotic creams or pills also help. See [email protected] for more. ...Read more

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How do you treat rosacea?

IPL: The best treatment for rosacea is ilp treatments from an experienced doctor, not a spa or aesthetician. ...Read more

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How do you handle rosacea?

Rosacea: There are many treatment choices for rosacea depending on the severity and extent of symptoms. Available medical treatments include antibacterial washes, topical creams, antibiotic pills, lasers, pulsed-light therapies, photodynamic therapy, and isotretinoin. ...Read more

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Does dairy affect rosacea?

Not usually.: Unless you have a lactose intolerance or other allergy to milk or one of its components, this is not a common cofactor with rosacea. Eat cheese and drink milk with abandon! ...Read more

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How long does rosacea last?

How long does rosacea last?

Lifelong : Rosacea is a lifelong condition. Management will keep the symptoms minimized. Many topical treatments and laser treatments can assist many with rosacea to manage these symptoms. As hormonal changes occur, the skin also reacts which can cause these symptoms to change throughout ones life. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose rosacea?

Clinically: A dermatologist just needs a glance, and an experienced generalist can usually make the call. Occasionally it's questionable and the real decision in any case is, "Do we treat it, and if so, how?" Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do you identify rosacea?

Rosacea Diagnosis: Rosacea is a clinical diagnosis which is simply made by a medical professional. There is no specific diagnostic test. It can range from mild facial redness or progress to pimples or icreased redness including the nose which can deveop a rhinopyma ("WC Fields nose). Treatment can slow this process down ...Read more