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Will acne soap face washing help?

Will acne soap face washing help?

Acne Treatment: Acne face soap is the least effective way to control acne. ...Read more

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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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Can ponds face wash clear acne/pimples?

Can ponds face wash clear acne/pimples?

Maybe: Face washes can help clear acne pimples if they have ingredients such as salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, etc., but they can also dry out your skin. I am not familiar with the ingredients of ponds, but i know it used to be used as a cold cream to remove makeup. This would probably be too heavy for skin with acne and would not clear pimples. ...Read more

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Best face cream for oily skin & pimples?

Best face cream for  oily skin & pimples?

Best: You could use benzoyl peroxide and oc 8 to stop oily skin pimples but you should see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Aveeno (oatmeal) on dry face with acne ?

Aveeno (oatmeal) on dry face with acne ?

Better options exist: When you have acne, you do not want to dry out your face, as it leads to compensatory oil production. Gentle cleansing is best. A foaming or gel cleanser with therapeutic amounts of compounds like salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic acid or beta hydroxy acid. Stay away from scrubs or buff pads.. For thorough cleansing, use your cleanser with the clarisonic skin care brush. ...Read more

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Is the st Ives makeup remover face wash a good face wash?

Is the st Ives makeup remover face wash a good face wash?

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

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Does cetaphil gentle skin cleanser cause facial acne?

Does cetaphil gentle skin cleanser cause facial acne?

Unlikley: You can stop using it and see if it clears up, but doubtful that it is the cause of your acne. Look closely at diet. ...Read more

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What is better face wash and witch hazel or face wash and benzoyl peroxide?

Multiple: Skin specialists recommend face washes based on the condition of the person's skin and what they want to achieve. Using witch hazel will dry out the skin because it has alcohol (not great for the face) and benzoyl peroxide is drying, has some antibacterial action, and is helpful for acne. If your face is dry, you may want a less drying cleanser; if oily, you can try salicylic acid. ...Read more

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Should I use Neutrogena grapefruit acne face wash?

Should I use Neutrogena grapefruit acne face wash?

No: Topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoids acid without pricey gimmicks are your best friends. If you Are not obviously better in two weeks, get with your physician and we can clear you with your help. ...Read more

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What's the acne wash, toner, and moisturizer for acne prone super oily skin?

What's the acne wash, toner, and moisturizer for acne prone super oily skin?

Skin Clear Wash: I recommend the skin clear wash from cosmo grade professional skincare. Specifically formulated for acne-prone skin, this foaming cleanser utilizes salicylic acid and tea tree to thoroughly wash away oils and dirt, unclog pores, treat existing blemishes and prevent future breakouts - improving the appearance of problematic skin. ...Read more

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Foaming or non-foaming face wash for acne?

Foaming or non-foaming face wash for acne?

No Endorsement: There is nothing medicine has to say to help you choose the product best for you. We would be neutral on this question. There is no right or wrong answer. ...Read more

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Does washing your face help acne?

Does washing your face help acne?

No: 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, pangea organics 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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Could daily face washing causes acne?

Could daily face washing causes acne?

No: It's unrelated to hygiene. A daily wash with a salicylic acid preparation may help. Othewise, if your acne has not responded to topical benzoyl peroxide after two weeks, get with your personal physician for help. ...Read more

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Does clean start face wash work to remove acne scars?

Does clean start face wash work to remove acne scars?

No: Acne scars are full thickness injuries to the skin. Massage can provide some improvement acutely, so the washing action may help a little. There are many ways to treat acne scars, because there are many types of acne scars. None of the treatments are perfect, but, when selected appropriately, can provide some improvement. ...Read more

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Can washing face with coconut water cause acne?

Probably not: Coconut oil itself could cause acne as it is heavy and occlusive but in coconut water the percentage of oil in the water is probably small enough not to cause problems. However, it is not advisable to use coconut water for an acne wash as there are other much better cleansers. ...Read more

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Acne, dry skin, large face bump?

Acne, dry skin, large face bump?

Deep acne, dry skin: This is likely deep seated inflammation (cystic acne) that can be painful. Continue with gentle cleansing and your treatment care regimen. You may need to see a dermatologist for injection of an anti-inflammatory to calm swelling and pain. ...Read more

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Tried and true acne facial cleanser for oily skin?

Tried and true acne facial cleanser for oily skin?

Pangea Organics: Australian wild plum & willow cleanser is organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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Could you please recommend a specific face wash for someone with Rosacea?

Could you please recommend a specific face wash for someone with Rosacea?

Mild cleansers: Rosacea patients have very sensitive skin. Over the counter cleansers such as cetaphil, aquanil, cerave hydating cleanser to name a few are good. There are prescription cleansers as well, such as sulfur-based plexion which is mild. ...Read more

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How to prevent bulbous nose?I think nose is possibly becoming bulbous from my rosacea. I am a female. And use metrogel and sulpha face wash occasion

How to prevent bulbous nose?I think  nose is possibly becoming bulbous from my rosacea. I am a female. And use metrogel and sulpha face wash occasion

Rosacea: Beyond metrogel and sulfa there are other methods to help with rosacea including chemical peels and laser/ipl. Speak to your dermatologist about dealing with advancing rosacea. ...Read more

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My dermatologist said I have combination of acne vulgris n rosacea.he gave benzoyl peroxide creamy face wash. Is it ok with rosacea??I heard it's not

My dermatologist said I have combination of acne vulgris n rosacea.he gave benzoyl peroxide creamy face wash. Is it ok with rosacea??I heard it's not

See below: Some people are sensitive to it and may have allergic reactions (hives, tightness of the throat) or severe irritation of the skin. Use a small amount once a day on a small area of affected skin for three days. If you have no reaction, then you can use it, but follow the directions given by the dermatologist ...Read more

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What is a good milk based face wash for roscea?

What is a good milk based face wash for roscea?

2 recommendations: Try epionce milky lotion cleanser or skinmedica sensitive skin cleanser. I recommend either for my patients with rosacea, dry skin or after resurfacing procedures like peels and laser, when their skin is exquisitely sensitive. ...Read more

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Does anyone know of a good milk based face wash for roscea rash?

2 recommendations: Try epionce milky lotion cleanser or skinmedica sensitive skin cleanser. I recommend either for my patients with rosacea or after resurfacing procedures like peels and laser, when their skin is exquisitely sensitive. ...Read more

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I am using tretionin cream a few days a go to treat my rosacea pustules, my skin is flaky a lot before and after I wash my face. Is it normal ?

I am using  tretionin cream a few days a go to treat my rosacea pustules, my skin is flaky a lot before and after I wash my face. Is it normal ?

Tretinoin: Tretinoin cream can dry your skin. Add a lotion to your skin after you treat with tretinoin. Cerave lotion as well as Aveno lotion and Cetaphil lotion are good products. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between my face flushing and pre-rosacea?

How can I tell the difference between my face flushing and pre-rosacea?

You can't!: I'm not even sure pre-rosacea is a diagnosis, but flushing is simply dilated facial skin capillaries in response to emotional triggers, certain foods, alcohol, or other causes not completely understood. Rosacea is characterized by vascular and follicular dilation involving areas of the face and nose; it can be mild to severe, can can involve sebaceous hyperplasia, pustules, and bacterial cofactors. ...Read more

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Why is it that my face is always so red? Is it possible I have rosacea? What are the symptoms?

Why is it that my face is always so red? Is it possible I have rosacea? What are the symptoms?

Rosacea: For your information please review the educational videos http://bostoncosmeticspecialists.com/acne/rosacea/ ...Read more

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What can I do against rosacea in my face?

What can I do against rosacea in my face?

Treatment: First, avoid things that make it worse( caffeine, alcohol, spicy foods, heat, etc). Treatments are topical and oral antibiotics, and sunscreen. ...Read more

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I need help with my rosacea. What can I take for it?. My face looks horrible with it..

I need help with my rosacea. What can I take for it?. My face looks horrible with it..

Go see a doctor: Go see a primary care doctor or dermatologist. There are several prescription medications now that are available to help rosacea - don't give up - many people find one or a mix of 2+ that works for them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does my face get red and really hot for no reason? Is this rosacea?

Not sure!: Could be related to rosacea, could be hormonal, could be psycosomatic, could be related to food, etc. See pcp if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Why is the skin on my face always bright red? Could it be rosacea or something else? How would i tell?

Dermatologist: You actually do need to see a dermatologist. There could be multiple causes, such as lupus, dermatomyositis, allergic contact dermatitis, rosacea, etc. For the most part your primary care will not be able to distinguish those, but a good dermatologist will. ...Read more

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My face is always red. I think I hav rosacea. What can I do to help with this and stop my face from always being red?

My face is always red. I think I hav rosacea. What can I do to help with this and stop my face from always being red?

Very little: At 16 you are much too young for rosacea. Do you have acne? Take vitamin or medicine? Scrub face or use hot water on face? Harsh soap? Any meds on face? Your best chance to change this s to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have rosacea & nothing makes it worse than taking a shower, even if water doesn't hit my face. Moisturizing make it redder. What can I do?

It's the heat: Stress, heat, sun are things can can exacerbate rosacea. If you want treatment you can see an aesthetic doctor. Laser, ipl, chemical peels, topical antibiotics are some treatments that can help. ...Read more

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One side of my face is always warmer than the other and sometimes flushes and the other side doesn't. It's not rosacea. Is it a sign of something bad?

One side of my face is always warmer than the other and sometimes flushes and the other side doesn't. It's not rosacea. Is it a sign of something bad?

Hard to know: A physician will need to see you (ideally while this is happening) and perform at least a limited exam to offer more insight. Probably not worrisome, but recommend you see your primary physician. 2 thoughts come to my mind 1) Horners syndrome affecting the opposite side or other syndrome affecting unilateral sympathetic nerves 2) photosensitivity (occur usually after driving?) ...Read more

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Rosacea (Definition)

A condition of the thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more