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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 have left over red marks from popped pimples. I also have little scab-like dark marks. How can I get rid of these overnight?

I have left over red marks from popped pimples. I also have little scab-like dark marks. How can I get rid of these overnight?

Cover up: I am so sorry to tell you that there is no over night remedy for your skin problems. Your best bet is to try a good concealer. Derma blend is a great cover up and comes in every skin tone. ...Read more

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I have red marks left over from popped pimples, i also have little dark scabs, how can I heal them overnight?

I have red marks left over from popped pimples, i also have little dark scabs, how can I heal them overnight?

Overnight?: Scabs take a few days to heal and then fall off. The red marks fade over weeks to months. ...Read more

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Dryness on penis, now with redness + pimple like marks and few cuts noticed. Doc said dermatitis so apply cortisoid creams & moisturizor. Not curing.?

Dryness on penis, now with redness + pimple like marks and few cuts noticed. Doc said dermatitis so apply cortisoid creams & moisturizor. Not curing.?

Doctor can evaluate: If a new rash has not resolved with some over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream and some moisturizer, a dermatologist or a primary care doctor can re-examine the rash. Common eczema should get better with cortisone, so if symptoms persist, the doctor(s) can check to see if it is a more serious type of rash, and also look for signs of skin infection (such as a fungus). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimple redness?

How can I get rid of pimple redness?

Depends what cause i: If the cause is the medicine, benzoyl peroxide or tretinoin, they come in different formulations and strengths. Talk to your doc about it. If the lesions are infected then you qwill need antibiotics to deal with that. Speak to your doc. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of pimple redness?

How can I quickly get rid of pimple redness?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Medicine for Redness face causing a pimples?

Medicine for Redness face causing a pimples?

Redness: Your redness and pimples may be due to roseacea which should be seen by a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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How do I get rid of redness left from pimple?

How do I get rid of redness left from pimple?

Redness from pimple: It is best to let it fade. Cosmetic make up can cover it. If it had to be treated it could be treated with a pulse dye laser. The most important thing is to see your dermatologist for therapy of the acne so that you won't continue to get lesions. ...Read more

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Any home remedies to get rid of pimple redness?

Any home remedies to get rid of pimple redness?

Yes, IPL, PDL, cream: Intense pulsed light, pulsed dye laser or anti redness lotion or cream from skinceuticals can help. ...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