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Remedies For Zits
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
What to do if I have this "string" of zits on my right cheek next to my nose, theyany home remedies out there for zits?
Acne: Acne is challenging and often needs customized treatment. Skin care starts with good skin care, avoiding excess fats and sugars in your diet, drinking 80 oz. Water and exercise. Wash face with a gentle cleanser, like dhc oil cleanser (amazing non-oily product). Use salicylic acid for white heads, benzoyl peroxide for blackheads (both low dose, 2-7 d/week), moisturizer, and retinoids from doctor. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more