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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of pimple quickly?

Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of pimple quickly?

Pimple Info: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. ...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


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How do get rid of pimples quickly?

How do get rid of pimples quickly?

Not easy: No real way to quickly control acne. Takes time. Sometimes oral steroids can be used to quickly lessen/shut down acne for a special occasion (photo shoot/wedding), but will usually cause flare when steroids wear off, and then there is the steroid risk. Usully takes abt 12 weeks to control acne, would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can get rid of pimples quickly?

How can get rid of pimples quickly?

Benzoyl Peroxide Gel: Otc BP gel applied directly to pimples once a day --- comes in different strenghts 2.5-10% start with lower strenght. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any methods of getting rid of pimples quickly and effectively?

Please tell me if there are any methods of getting rid of pimples quickly and effectively?

Scientific Rx: You can't cure acne, but you can manage it until it self-cures. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription strength Rx as required. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of pimples quickly?

Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of pimples quickly?

Acne: The over the counter products available to treat acne include products containing benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Some people can be allergic or sensitive to either of these products. If neither of these types of products work, you should see a dermatologist for other treatment options. ...Read more

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How could I get rid of these pimples quickly?

How could I get rid of these pimples quickly?

Good skin care: Although visiting a dermatologist to determine the cause (hormonal, skin care, topical reaction, etc) may be the best first step. A variety of skin care regimens ranging from gentle cleansers with appropriate moisturizers and exfoliation with the possible prescription of oral or topical retinoids may be a good beginning. However topical antibiotics, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, etc may help. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of pimple scars quickly?

What are ways to get rid of pimple scars quickly?

Many options: There are many different ways to try to improve the appearance of acne scars. The best place to start is with a consultation with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon who can review the expected results with skin care, resurfacing procedures, injections or surgical techniques. Unfortunately this is often a difficult problem and you need to go in with the expectation of improvement, not perfection. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pimple scars quickly?

How do you get rid of pimple scars quickly?

Don't pick!: First of all, don't pick. If you have an inflamed pimple, you can use put a cool compress on it for comfort, or a warm compress if is a whitehead about to drain.
Sometimes a trip to doctor for a tiny drop of steroid via injection. Use a tiny amount of Bacitracin until the scab is gone. Then try a scar gel like bio-oil or kelocote. Keep spf 30 over it, so that it doesn't get as much brown pigment. ...Read more

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Can you offer ideas on getting rid of annoying pimples quickly?

Can you offer ideas on getting rid of annoying pimples quickly?

Quickly - no.: 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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What causes rid of a cyst pimple quickly?

What causes rid of a cyst pimple quickly?

If you have: Cystic acne - you will need more advanced treatment from your dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples and blackheads quickly, like in 5 minutes?

How can I get rid of pimples and blackheads quickly, like in 5 minutes?

Acne and blackheads: There is no treatment that I am aware of that can get rid of acne and blackheads in 5 minutes or less. See a dermatologist for advice and treatment recommendations that will get rid of and or control the problem. ...Read more

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Are there any means of getting rid of pimples and blackheads quickly, preferably in five or less days?

Extraction: See your dermatologist for extraction and chemical peel for faster result. I would also suggest getting creams/pills depending on the severity of acne which your dermatologist can prescribe to keep your acne in check. ...Read more

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How to rid of large pimple?

Pimple: Very large acne lesions should be handled by your dermatologist. He/she may choose to carefully open and drain the lesion or inject cortisone into it directly. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a pimple that won't pop?

What causes rid of a pimple that won't pop?

Pimple Info: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). The body increases blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. Popping squeezes bad stuff into skin. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a pimple in a day or less?

What causes rid of a pimple in a day or less?

Pimple Info: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). The body increases blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. Popping squeezes bad stuff into skin. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a pimple and I can't rid it how I supposed todo?

What to do if I have a pimple and I can't rid it how I supposed todo?

Non healing pimple?: See a dermatologist or surgeon to excise the area in question. After a complete examination. Be sure to have specimen sent to pathology. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a pimple and I can't rid it how I supposed todo?

What do you recommend if I have a pimple and I can't rid it how I supposed todo?

Pimple?: It might not be a pimple. Might I suggest a consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon? ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple?

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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How to get rid of my pimple?

How to get rid of my pimple?

Acne: For simple acne, you can apply topical Benzoyl Peroxide
10% gel nightly for this. If further acne worsens, you can make a virtual appt with Derm MD thru health tap. Welcome, I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple marks?

Red Marks from Acne: Apply a tea tree oil solution to the affected areas. Mix a solution of 85% water and 15% tea tree oil. Tea tree oil has anti-inflammatory properties. ...Read more

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Which is the quickest and safest way to get rid of a pimple.?

Might not be fastest: But the best thing is to not touch t, not pop it, wash face frequently 4-5 times a day with a balanced ph face wash. ...Read more

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How can I prevent having pimples?

How can I prevent having pimples?

No good way: Without medications. I like Accutane because the good effects lasts years. ...Read more

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What to do for prevent from pimples?

What to do for prevent from pimples?

Scientific Rx: A good strong salicylic acid wash may be enough. Other if topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't got you clear in two weeks, get with your physician. ...Read more

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How to prevent pimples on the back?

Bacne: Acne on the back, or "backne, " has the same causes as acne located anywhere else on the body--an overproduction of sebum coupled with a proliferation of dead skin cells, with the possibility of bacteria and dirt and other debris thrown into the mix.Benzoyl peroxide acne spot creams works great as a topical solution for drying up annoying back acne (bacne) blemishes. But make sure it dries complete. ...Read more

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How do I prevent pimples from forming on my butt?

Salicylic acid wash: When taking a shower use the salicylic acid wash and then apply your prescription topical. If you do not have this seeyour doctor so you will have it in the house for when this occurs. ...Read more

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What are some recommendations on how to prevent pimples?

What are some recommendations on how to prevent pimples?

Start with OTC's: First avoid the use of oil based products on face be they make -up, moisturizers or sun screen. Try otc acne medications that contain benzoyl peroxide, if you are not allergic to it as your first treatment option. If not effective visit a dermatologist for more aggressive treatment options. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

Scientific Rx: Forget all the pop wisdom. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, prescription-strength rx from your physician can. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that can't be cured but is fairly easy to manage. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples?

How to get rid of pimples?

Start medications: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral accutane. ...Read more

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