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How to get rid of acne?

How to get rid of acne?

Acne: multiple creams and medications can be used to get rid of acne, see your doctor for help ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

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


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Hiw to get rid.Of acne?

Hiw to get rid.Of acne?

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, 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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How to get rid of acne?

How to get rid of acne?

Antibiotics, B.P.: Antibiotics and benzoyl peroxide have yielded consistently excellent results for more than 50 years. A dermatologist will give you prescriptions for the combination that works best for you. Don't waste your money on herbal nonsense; it doesn't work, and it will only delay resolution and increase your risk of permanent scarring. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne?

How to get rid of acne?

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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How to get rid of acne?

How to get rid of acne?

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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How to get rid of acne?

How to get rid of acne?

Consult physician: For medication, both topical and if necessary oral medication. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne??

How to get rid of acne??

Scientific Rx: Ignore everything you read on the internet and that people tell you. Acne is unrelated to hygiene and lifestyle and minimally to diet. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, your personal physician can add medication that will. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne ?

How to get rid of acne ?

Acne: Eat less Carbohydrate-rich foods, avoid certain medications including Corticosteroids, androgens, lithium. Avoid oil based cosmetics. Keep skin clean and dry Use sun protection. Try not to touch your skin. Talk to your Dermatologist for various treatment options from medication to laser. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How do i get rid of acne?

How do i get rid of acne?

Acne: Good hygiene and diet. Topical and oral antibiotics and if you qualify oral vitamin A. It will depend on how severe your acne is. All the best. ...Read more

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How do u get rid of acne?

How do u get rid of acne?

Acne: Have your type of acne diagnosed. The ranges of treatment are many. Topical or oral medications may be best. If your doctor is not comfortable treating it, be referred to a dermatologist. All the best. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more