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Shrink Pores On Nose
Comedone extractor: 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 (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more
How to rid of very large pores nose and by checks and on nose ( large pores on cheeks and possible black heads on nose) what products? Epiduo is for?
Large Pores: Advances in dermatological care have lead to the development of a number of effective treatments for large pores. If you have large pores, you may benefit from the following treatments: chemical peels, ipl photofacial, laser skin resurfacing, laser skin tightening, topical prescription retinoids. ...Read more
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: Thinking a clip on the nose will make it smaller makes about as much sense as reaching for the top shelf making i taller. ...Read more
Pores: Try using some Vit. E CreamGet a more detailed answer ›
OTC Acne Treatment: If one is getting scarring (not staining, but depressed or pitted scars), one should seek a medical opinion for prescription treatment. The following can be used: clogged pores (whiteheads and blackheads): - retinol at bedtime - salicylic acid - glycolic acid - benzoyl peroxide inflammatory lesions (red bumps and/or pus bumps) - benzoyl peroxide gel - topical sulfur. ...Read more
How can I clear pores on face, esp. nose & chin? Nose pores are dark, under bottom lip are small white bumps, both make whitish solid when squeezed
Pores: Without a closeup exam I cannot say for certain but the pores are part of the normal anatomy of your skin and they are full of sebum (oil) from below. When it gets to the surface it oxidizes and turns dark. To try to "clean" them you would be as successful as King Canute ordering the tide to hold back at his command. You must know how successful that was unless you are a Republican!! ...Read more
I have large pores on my nose and cheeks. I don't have pimples and i unclog my pores regularly, then apply cold compress. Help?
Large pores: Dermatologist pore treatment methods are generally microdermabrasion, laser resurfacing, and chemical peels. Microdermabrasion uses microcrystals to remove dead skin from the skin surface. It can also unclog pores, removing whiteheads and blackheads. Microdermabrasion also results in healthy, clear skin. Topical medication includes tretinoin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scientific Rx: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. I see that you already have scarring from your acne having been neglected when you were younger. I'm sorry this happened. At age 19, you're old enough to phone your physician who can add prescription-strength Rx to your benzoyl peroxide regimen. You will probably need to do this. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO: BPO is a topical antibiotic good for killing once causing bacteria. Your large pore is filled with oils and cellular debris, to treat it you have to clean it out . I would use a mild soap and follow up with a god exfoliator. Some term practices have them and they either have glycol acid or salicylic acid to exfoliate. These 2 measures will help a lot more than the bPO ...Read more
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