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Does rubbing ice on the face reduces pimples?

Does rubbing ice on the face reduces pimples?

Acne: Acne is at least in part a hormonal disease. We know this because acne symptoms start only after adequate levels of hormones are present during puberty. Also, we know that acne symptoms usually increase when androgen (male hormone) levels increase. Exactly how and why this occurs is unknown. Ice on the face will not reduce pimples. Try prescription epiduo or ziana. ...Read more

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Will using "no marks cream" help removing acne/pimple scars on my chin and face ?

Will using "no marks cream" help removing acne/pimple scars on my chin and face ?

No: unfortunately over the counter creams will do little to change it. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Dermatitis: It depends on what is really going on and should be seen by a doctor. It could be contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, Lupus, Rosacea, and other etiologies. Each condition would be approached a little different in regards to work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of mild acne on face? And also reduce oil on face.

How to get rid of mild acne on face? And also reduce oil on face.

Acne treatment: Adult acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products or prescription medications including topical cream with or without oral medications. ...Read more

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How to lessen pimples? and reduce it's redness and inflamation

How to lessen pimples? and reduce it's redness and inflamation

Home remedies: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment Please consult this site for home remedies. You may need to try more than once method. ...Read more

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Dry skin on face and blotchy on neck and burning when applying creams?

Dry skin on face and blotchy on neck and burning when applying creams?

Allergy testing: It sounds as if you are sensitive to one of the ingredients. You may want to try 100% pure products such as lanolin or aloe vera or switch to hypoallergenic products. You may want to incentive the i allergy by undergoing skin testing by an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Acne increasing on my face. Tips/advice?

Acne increasing on my face. Tips/advice?

Stop neglecting it: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated is your best friend. Forget all pop / home / 'natural' remedies. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related problem that can cause you to fail a job interview. If benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, yoj need to see your doctor for a prescription. ...Read more

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Help can applying acne cream on face reduce facial hair growth?

Help can applying acne cream on face reduce facial hair growth?

Whoa: Topical acne meds -- benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, retinoic acid derivatives -- won't improve the facial hair situation. Especially if you're a young woman, a hormonal problem sufficient to cause facial hair growth can be a serious thing and your physician must address this. Get unwanted facial hair removed professinoally if you wish -- electrolysis, laser. ...Read more

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Right side face swelling and spreading to eye and lip?

Right side face swelling and spreading to eye and lip?

Get evaluated: With your symptoms i would worry about an allergic reaction or an infection. You need an immediate evaluation because the treatment and seriousness depends on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Doc I have an oily face and some red acne scars on my cheeks what will I do to reduce the scars and lessen the redness of it? Thanks

Doc I have an oily face and some red acne scars on my cheeks what will I do to reduce the scars and lessen the redness of it? Thanks

This is serious: Your acne is so severe that you've had to have your scars treated with a laser -- yet you do not list any medications. You're sixteen years old and you can take the initiative with your treatment. Insist that your physician offer you something that will clear you -- a systemic antibiotic will be required and if you are offered isotretinoin, give it very serious consideration despite the scares. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my face marks nd redness in my face without using high cost medicine?

How can I reduce my face marks nd redness in my face without using high cost medicine?

Cheap alternatives: I understand you have already been treated for acne scars. I trust topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you. Even in a dysfunctional health care system, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline shouldn't be cost-prohibitive and might be the best "cheap" option. ...Read more

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Cellulitis on my face or under the skin pimple?

Cellulitis on my face or under the skin pimple?

Cellulitis is a: a concern and looks nothing like a pimple. I would see doctor preferably dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Sir , does masturbation help to reduce pimples and acnes on face and shoulders?

Sir , does masturbation help to reduce pimples and acnes on face and shoulders?

It does not: I'm sorry someone troubled you about this. Enjoying your body is part of being a healthy young man. If your current regimen of benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin isn't sufficient, your physician may be able to offer something stronger. ...Read more

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I have some blotchy red rashes/pimples on my face (upper side of face near eyes). Face is very dry. I've been applying creams. Any natural remedies?

I have some blotchy red rashes/pimples on my face (upper side of face near eyes). Face is very dry. I've been applying creams. Any natural remedies?

? rosacea: I think you have rosacea, nickname-adult acne. First, avoid factors that cause a flare. Always wear an SPF 30+ sunscreen. Protect your face in cold weather with scarf/ski mask. Avoid touching your much. Wash with gentle cleanser (Dover, Cetaphil). Avoid skin products with alcohol. Some possible alternative medicines: chrysanthemum indicum, niacinamide, & azelaic acid creams. Good wishes! ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve sunburn on my face and reduce its redness?

What do you suggest to relieve sunburn on my face and reduce its redness?

Cosmetic healing: Sunburn is a response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring ...Read more

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How to reduce oil on face - especially the nose area?

How to reduce oil on face - especially the nose area?

Facial care: Healthy diet with plenty of vegetables and fruits. Exercise. Wash face twice daily and apply water based non comedogenic moisturizer. Use deep cleaning facial mask. ...Read more

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How can you treat itchy, red, blotchy patches on your forehead and chin?

How can you treat itchy, red, blotchy patches on your forehead and chin?

See dermatologists: Many reasons why people develop rash like this on face. Most commonly two: one is contact dermatitis and the other is seborrheic dermatitis. Either needs mild corticosteroid cream/ointment to control, prescription strength. ...Read more

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Doea apple cider vinegar reduce redness on face which is caused by seborrheic dermatits?

Doea apple cider vinegar reduce redness on face which is caused by seborrheic dermatits?

Apple Cider Vinegar: One kind of rash that you may be able to treat with apple cider vinegar is seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammation of the scalp and surrounding skin causing crusty, scaly lesions that may be white, yellow, or red, and may or may not cause extra oil to accumulate and is caused by yeast.. Vinegar has been used to treat yeast. ...Read more

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What's best way to reduce redness in face after a shower? Showering makes my rosacea flare up badly. Moisturizer seems to make worse/sustain it.

What's best way to reduce redness in face after a shower? Showering makes my rosacea flare up badly. Moisturizer seems to make worse/sustain it.

Rosacea: The newest treatment for rosacea is a product called Mirvaso which is a topical prescription medication. Oral medications such as Oracea is also helpful. ...Read more

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Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Dermatitis: It depends on what is really going on and should be seen by a doctor. It could be contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, Lupus, Rosacea, and other etiologies. Each condition would be approached a little different in regards to work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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My son has been getting redness on face lately. It seems to happen when he gets hot indoors or out. Even with no rigorous activity. What could it be?

Heat makes...: ....Some people turn red. If he's not that way when he's cool, and if he's eating, drinking, peeing, pooping, and behaving normally, he is very likely fine. ...Read more

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Experiencing redness on face/sensitive skin. Anything i can take for this?

Experiencing redness on face/sensitive skin. Anything i can take for this?

See a dermatologist: See someone to help you determine what may be going on and recommend proper treatment. ...Read more

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How can i get rid of redness on face?

How can i get rid of redness on face?

Depends on cause...: I would recommend you see a dermatologist to help determine the cause of your facial redness. From there, a treatment plan can be decided on. Take care. ...Read more

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Antihistaminic pills help excessive redness on face while exercising? Should I take them right before exercise?related to my urticaria ?

Antihistaminic pills help excessive redness on face while exercising? Should I take them right before exercise?related to my urticaria ?

There is no reason-: -not 2 take them. The redness may B due 2 the underlying urticaria & not the Ahist. As far as when, it should B driven by when U usually get the , if as soon as U exert Urself, take them about an hour B4 Ur workout so the effect is well in place. U should kno what sets them off so time it accordingly. ...Read more

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How to get rid of redness on face after taking off a cloth bandage?

How to get rid of redness on face after taking off a cloth bandage?

Facial redness: The redness from a bandage is usually short lived unless there is an allergic reaction to the bandage. Using over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream may help but the effect will not be immediate. ...Read more

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Hello doctor I am 19 years old girt and i would like to know how can I get rid of redness on face?

Hello doctor I am 19 years old girt and i would like to know how can I get rid of redness on face?

Red face therapy: Use raw honey as a facial cleaner and virgin coconut oil as a moisturizer. Both are excellent skin conditioners and have anti fungal, anti inflammatory, and anti bacterial properties. It will take four to six weeks to see improvement. Use honey as a cleanser twice daily. Then apply coconut oil. Your skin may feel dry and redder for the first two week. Don't fret. Continue on. ...Read more

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Took doxycycline for a week, and on day 6 developed tiny white heads and redness on face chest and back. Not itchy. How can I treat this??

Took doxycycline for a week, and on day 6 developed tiny white heads and redness on face chest and back. Not itchy. How can I treat this??

Stop medication: If you are allergic to a medication, call your doctor and ask if it is OK to stop the medication.
Rashes maybe something else or could actually be due to the doxycycline. Consult your prescriber for help determining the best treatment. ...Read more

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My face gets red really eaisly :(? How can I reduce the redness?

Possible rosacea: Rosacea is a skin condition that causes redness and flushing of the skin. It can be associated with red pustules as well. There treatments which can control the symptoms you should see a dermatologist . ...Read more

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How can I reduce my face marks nd redness in my face without using high cost medicine?

Cheap alternatives: I understand you have already been treated for acne scars. I trust topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you. Even in a dysfunctional health care system, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline shouldn't be cost-prohibitive and might be the best "cheap" option. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve sunburn on my face and reduce its redness?

Cosmetic healing: Sunburn is a response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring ...Read more

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How can I reduce redness due to acne on my face?

How can I reduce redness due to acne on my face?

Redness: Redness may imrove with time. See a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon as they may help. ...Read more