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Red Pores On Face
I have had face redness under my pores for years. I take care of my skin very well using quality products. How can I get rid of this redness?
I have some redness above my upper lip. Has gone down but when I wear face make up it gets all flakey. Pores are very visible. Any help?
My acne's are small yet many. Is it because of too many open pores? How can I close them? & how can I treat the redness of my face due to it?
See below: If you have already tried over the counter products to relieve your symptoms then I believe it's time you should see a dermatologist and get something prescription strength to relieve your symptoms. ...Read more
I was wondering how do I get rid of the redness on my face it is in a butterfly form around my nose and it gets even worse in the cold. I also have tiny little white things inside the pores. Is there any product I can order to clear this up because I have
Rash: This could be a typical rash associated with Lupus ...Read more
Is it good to use vitamin E oil (1 time on face) for mild acne-prone skin? Does it clog pores and can breakout more? (m using it 4 light redness)
I have many pores & looking red skin, as well as smothless, how can I get rid of holes from my face.
The skin on my cheeks & chin is always red when I go out in hot & cold weather & I have a lot of pores on my face. Should I get checked out.?
Scab formed after I picked at clogged pore. Scar on face fell off. Now red mark there has been present for month. Ways to get rid of it?
A few options: First, if the scar is red or swollen, use an over-the-counter cortisone cream to calm the skin. You can also do laser therapy or filler therapy, within one to three sessions, laser skin resurfacing using fractionated laser technology can even out the skin surface and increase new collagen formation to help fill in acne scars. Wear plenty of sunscreen, sun makes the scars worse. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
I have had a lot of acne and pimples on my face and they have left small pores and red marks on my face pls suggest some cream for day and night?
When I press on pimples on my face, my pores & skin turns bright red and I can see blood underneath. The pore stays red. Worried about blood disorder?
Probably normal: This is most likely a fairly normal response to pressure over an already inflamed area of skin, however if there is bruising or if you note easy bruising in other parts of the body, bleeding gums, etc, then I would definitely see your physician. A simple lab test can determine if you have a blood disorder or not. Also, check if you're taking any meds that act as blood thinners (like aspirin) ...Read more
I had ipl yesterday on face and I am swollen through cheeks and puffy under one eye. Also very red with thickened skin and enlarged pores - pores wer?
IPL: It is not uncommon after IPL to have more swelling and discoloration initially. But how much energy was used and what is your Fitzpatrick skin type? Please send a photo and this info to see if you are having a negative reaction that may require Rx. ...Read more
I picked at a clogged pore (not really a pimple) and the scab fell off. Now there is a red mark on my face and its been here for over a month. Scar?
Will heal: Although it is still there, it will heal. Give it time! Maybe put some arnica gel on it to increase healing. ...Read more
Why glycerin help skin all over body except face it makes it red and irritated. I have acne skin + wide pores + undereye wrinkled thin skin. Pls help?
Why glycerin?: You seem to have a few things going on - acne, "wide pores" and undereye wrinkled skin. There isn't a single universal formula to treat these. I don't believe that glycerin is your cure all. Definitely make an appointment with your dermatologist to evaluate each of your conditions. ...Read more
I am having redish pores like puffy rashes on my cheeks specially under my eyes. And stomach pain and I puked. Face turned red What is it?
Doctor can evaluate: Getting a face rash, and then a tummy and and vomiting, can be due to a variety of causes. Possibilities include an allergic reaction (such as to a food or medication), or an infection (such as strep throat or influenza). A doctor's evaluation is needed to see whether the symptoms are related and to see what the cause or causes might be. ...Read more
Skin has redness, uneven. Large pore down t zone and few small red spots. With pigmentation on my cheeks freckles. How can I clear at home or laser etc?
See doctor: To get it properly diagnosed and treated. Do not guess. ...Read more
How to reduce redness of skin from acne? I don't get much pimples, but just some enlarged pores, and red flushing predominantly on the cheeks.
Flushing is usually associated with rosacea. Though there's no way to eliminate rosacea, effective treatment can relieve signs and symptoms. Most often this requires a combination of prescription treatments and certain lifestyle changes on your part.
Topical medications include finacea, metro gel, sodium sulfacetamide, others and oral medication like oracea. ...Read more
Peeling flaking and redness from retin a (tretinoin) gel. Is there something I can use after that won't clog pores and help results?
Doctor can recheck: If getting too much redness and peeling from facial retinoid use, such as Retin-A gel, one's doctor can help. Some patients try lengthening the Retin-A interval, for example, from twice a day to once a day, or from once a night to every-other-night. Some patients benefit from using over-the-counter hydrocortisone 1% cream twice a day for 3-5 days, while lengthening the Retin-A dosing interval. ...Read more
Reaction to skin product 6wks ago, redness, open pores, dehydration, >melasma. Still ntermittently red/burning&dry. Could this be phytophotodermatitis? Oils included mandarin, carrot seed. Scared its perm
I have what looks like enlarged pores under both breast, no swelling, redness, or rash. Is this IBC, could it be something else or just normal?
I have oily skin, redness and big pores on both cheeks and many small pimples. How to get rid those pimples especially on my forehead?
Acne: Cleanse your face with warm water and cleanser twice a day. You can start applying benzoyl peroxide (5% or 10%) after each facial wash. Wait at least 2-4 weeks for a response. If the pimples remain and you are getting more of them, see your doctor or dermatologist for a prescription medication. ...Read more
Tiny dots on my forehead. No rash or redness just bumps. Possible cause sweat pores clogged bcz I workout or subclinical acne? Plz name a treatmnt tnx
Skin changes: Enlarged pores of the skin, particularly of the face can be the result of dirt, debris or oils of the skin. These can clog or block the pores, which should naturally be open, to help protect the skin and keep it hydrated. Daily washing of the face, avoiding strong soaps, can keep the skin healthy and clean with lessening of clogged pores. If no improvement, seek a Dermatologist for further help ...Read more
Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Pores are not like doors. You cannot open and close them whenever you wish. Pores are the openings of oil glands; they are inherited; you cannot change their size. Oily skin & severe acne may make pores “appear” larger. Squeezing blackheads & pimples can lead to permanently widened pores. Toners & astringents can make them look smaller temporarily.
And get rid of your magnifying mirrors! ...Read more