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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

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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How to bring pimple to head?

How to bring pimple to head?

Warm compresses: This will help some. Keep the area clean. If you run a fever or it seems to be spreading, get with your physician. ...Read more

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How to clean pimple from face?

How to clean pimple from face?

Options: Include: benzoyl peroxide, resorcinol, salicylic acid, and sulfur are the most common over the counter medicines for acne or pimples. Assuming your case is pretty mild, try starting with these.

As far as actual cleaning of your face, do it gently with a mild cleanser twice a day and after heavy exercise.

If you have acne scarring, PRP (platelet rich plasma) and juvederm can greatly improve.... ...Read more

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How to get reed from pimple of face?

How to get reed from pimple of face?

Acne=infection.: Acne is truly an infection within the pores of the skin, so any effective treatment for acne should initially include both a drying agent (i.e. benzoyl peroxide) and an antibiotic (which could be topical or oral). ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which fairness cream is best for pimpled face?

Any suggestions on which fairness cream is best for pimpled face?

Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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I have many pimple on my face.?

I have many pimple on my face.?

Many options: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin (adapalene) gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics, and oral contraceptives (for women), are options also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist may prescribe oral accutane. ...Read more

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Why is my zitt or pimple still on my face for weeks?

Why is my zitt or pimple still on my face for weeks?

Possibly not a "zit": It may be a persistent clogged pore or a small cyst if it has lasted this long and is still raised. It may also be some persistent inflammation. If it's just redness, but it's flat it may be PIH (hyper pigmentation from the acne). You could try a low concentration, over the counter steroid cream on it to see if that helps, if not, see MD. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pimple like things on my face hellp!!!!?

Pimples: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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I have a hard pimple underneath the surface of my skin on my face. It progressed over a few days, It’s painful and it’s growing. How do I treat this?

I have a hard pimple underneath the surface of my skin on my face. It progressed over a few days, It’s painful and it’s growing. How do I treat this?

Warm compresses to: The area may help, but it sounds like you may need more treatment than you can do on your own at home. Please have it checked by a doctor, so that it can be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Pimples on face?

Pimples on face?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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Pimples on back of my head?

Pimples on back of my head?

Scalp Folliculitis: Folliculitis is the medical term for the infection and inflammation of the hair follicles. This condition can affect the hair and skin on any part of the body, including the scalp. Scalp folliculitis is characterized by the appearance of small, white or yellowish pustules, that resemble acne. The pustules can be quite itchy and painful at times. ...Read more

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How to cure pimples on face?

How to cure pimples on face?

Acne remedies: There are many possible ways to treat acne correctly. It is a step treatment including:1. Skin hygiene 2. Antibacterials 3. Retinols 4. Photodynamic therapy 5. Laser. 6. Tretinoins in mix and match combinations, and oral contraceptives. If you have severe acne, please see a competent dermatologist before getting scarred. ...Read more

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I usually get pimples on face?

I usually get pimples on face?

Rosacea: At 43, the most common cause of pimples is rosacea. Talk to your doc, there are medications that may help. Antibiotics have been used with success. There are some topicals such as metranidazole and finacea, but have a doc look at you first. ...Read more

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Why pimples are coming in face?

Why pimples are coming in face?

Glands: Pimples are more likely in areas with more sebaceous glands as happens to the case with face. Also skin in different locations has different sensitivity to sex hormones. Pimples are driven by androgens, even in women.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How to removes pimples on face?

How to removes pimples on face?

Pimples: Are an unfortunate part of being a teen-ager. If you are older than that please see a dermatologist. A teen-ager can see one also. Be sure to keep skin clean, avoid make up that is not hypoallergenic and avoid trans fats as found in junk food. Do not use any skin lotion containing alcohol. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Hi! How can I treat face pimples?

Hi! How can I treat face pimples?

Scientific Rx: Glad you're seeking treatment. If a few weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide isn't a great success, your physician may add a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin. If your acne is only on your face, you're less likely to need to move onto a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline 500 mg 2x/day, but perhaps this is in your future. Dermatologists have the big guns. ...Read more

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How to reduce pimples from my face?

How to reduce pimples from my face?

Hygiene: Good hygiene and acne products such as benzoil peroxide. ...Read more

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How can I cure pimples in my face.?

How can I cure pimples in my face.?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How to reduce pimples on your face?

How to reduce pimples on your face?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm getting on face so many pimples?

I'm getting on face so many pimples?

Acne Troubles: Acne is the great esteem crusher of adolescence. You can usually keep it under control with gentle facial cleanser, 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and light facial moisturizer. If these fail, a dermatologist could prescribe antibiotics, topical retinoids, or Accutane as a last resort. If you would like more personalized advice, click the Send Message button at healthtap. Com/saurbornmd ...Read more

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How to reduce pimples marks from face?

How to reduce pimples marks from face?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What should I do for pimples on face?

What should I do for pimples on face?

Scientific Rx: The oral contraceptive pill can end acne in a woman who wants and can take it. Otherwise I start with benzoyl peroxide plus topical clindamycin, adding retinoic acid if there are blackheads and a suitable oral antibiotic if there's not a good result in 4 weeks. Dermatologists have stronger medicines. You have a right to a clear complexion. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple/boil on face?

How to get rid of pimple/boil on face?

TLC: You can gentle soak the area with luke- warm water and gently express the contents but do not manipulate too much. ...Read more

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How can I remove pimples from my face?

How can I remove pimples from my face?

Treatment: See your medspa doctor for microdermabrasion and laser skin care to start the process. In between visits use the washes and products the doctor recommends to stay clear and avoid the acne triggers which include sun, stress, lack of sleep, and hormone unbalance. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimple on my face?

How can I get rid of pimple on my face?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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What should I do for pimples in my face?

What should I do for pimples in my face?

Scientific Rx: Start with benzoyl peroxide and make a physician's appointment. If needed, your physician will probably add a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin, and/or a retinoic acid derivative. This will probably do the trick if it's face-only. There are systemic antibiotics and some stronger meds. This is the 21st century, we're curing most cancers, and we can handle all acne. Good lcuk. ...Read more

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Hello how to remove my pimples on face?

Hello how to remove my pimples on face?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who will add something stronger to this regimen. If it's face-only, probably adding topical Clindamycin or a short course of a systemic tetracycline will do the trick. You can't cure acne but you can keep it under control until it self-cures as you get older. ...Read more

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Is salibet good for pimples in the face?

Is salibet good for pimples in the face?

Different options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples from my face fastly.?

No fast treatment.: Wash face w/ gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If increase in mild acne, see dermatologist. ...Read more

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What could a pimple like rash on my face be?

What could a pimple like rash on my face be?

Many things: A pimple like rash that just occurred is different from one that's been there awhile, than one that comes and goes. Rashes are difficult to assess without seeing them. Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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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Is it likely bad to have pimples in your head?

Is it likely bad to have pimples in your head?

Scalp Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an infection in the hair follicles. Each hair on your body grows out of a tiny pouch called a follicle. You can have folliculitis on any part of your body that has hair. But it is most common on the face and scalp and areas rubbed by clothing, such as the thighs and groin. Scalp folliculitis is usually caused by a bacteria called staph and is treated with oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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How to get rid of big red pimple without head?

How to get rid of big red pimple without head?

See a dermatologist: Most important to make sure is not a boil. If is deep, may require oral therapy. Would see a dermatologist. ...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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Is there any tips to reduce pimples on our face?

Is there any tips to reduce pimples on our face?

Serious stuff: Randy, you're 19 years old and almost a man. Acne may be a nuisance for a teen, but it's a major liability for an adult. You'll more than "tips" -- you need to manage a chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease until it remits on its own. If topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more

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Can staph show up through a pimple on your face?

Can staph show up through a pimple on your face?

Yes: Staph and even MRSA can occur on the face. Mild cases will respond to topical medications. A culture is helpful in determining the right antibiotic if it spreads or topicals are ineffective. ...Read more

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How can I cure my face from pimples? Thank you...

How can I cure my face from pimples? Thank you...

See a dermatologist: More information is needed. What is your age? How severe is your acne? Have you had treatment before and if so what? I assume you are a teenager. Most of this is due to hormones. However, see a dermatologist for a consultation. Some dermatologist may put you on antibiotics or retin a (tretinoin). ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more