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Rubbing Lemon On Your Face
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
Would biting your nails cause pimples on your face. My grandaughter bites her nails and breaking out now with pimples on her face.
What you can do: From my reading and conversations, nail-biting is primarily genetic; some humans and animals prefer the nails short, and your granddaughter will do well to trim them short each morning, rather than being shamed or told to exercise "will power" or "control anxiety." acne needs to managed as a medical problem, benzoyl peroxide and a prescription rx if this fails. Use this to help your granddaughter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not necessarily: The best way to make an acne bump smaller is to treat it with something to reduce inflammation and help it heal. Another option is to receive a facial with extractions. Steaming alone is not beneficial by itself. If you breakout regularly, you should probably see your physician or skin specialist for defined treatment regimen. ...Read more
No: Acne is a serious chronic disease that can't be cured but remits eventually by itself. Pepper will probably not touch it and will probably hurt and make things worse. I often suspect these foolish internet claims are actually cruel pranks. Get some benzoyl peroxide and see your physician if this fails. Good luck. ...Read more
Why?????: Why are you putting lemon juice on your face. ...Read more
No - but why?: Lemon has minor anti-oxidant activity and is a little astringent. But it will not penetrate the skin and while the scent might make you feel better, it will not enhance your face. However, there is no harm in doing this/. ...Read more
No: No it will not.Get a more detailed answer ›
8m old baby has red rash on cheeks up to ears and on eyebrows. Hot to the touch. Keeps rubbing face. Also on the back side of neck only. Suggestions?
See doctor: to determine the cause then it can be treated. ...Read more
Not strong enough: It might be good for tea, but for true acne scars, it will unlikely do much for it. Acne scars come in several "flavors." there are ice pick scars, boxcar scars, rolling scars and atrophic scars. Acne scars are difficult to treat. There is no "magic bullet." many treatments can "improve" the flatness of the scar, and/or texture of the skin, but it will not make your skin flawless. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should you put prescription face cream and clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) on the same spot on your face?
No : Its never a good idea to mix medicated creams on your skin. ...Read more
Of course: There is little to be gained from this except a need possibly to wash your pillow cover and bedclothes. This will not harm your face but i don't believe there is any benefit to the skin or to your health. ...Read more
Yes: Not recommended but safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Very dry skin on face I've been putting e45 on or nivea cream but then face goes all blotchy and feels on fire?
Coccoa nut oil: Try using virgin coccoanut oil. Its an excellent moisturizer. ...Read more
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