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Hello! I am 16 years old girl and I have few skin problems like pimples, acnes.. Also few black points on my nose, too.. How can I get beautiful skin?

Hello! I am 16 years old girl and I have few skin problems like pimples, acnes.. Also few black points on my nose, too.. How can I get beautiful skin?

Diet & exercise: What you eat greatly influences your skin and your health. We know that high sugar and processed food diets lead to overgrowth of the bacteria responsible for acne, and also make the skin less able to heal. A diet that is high in healthy fats, such as olive oil, coconut oil, nuts, eggs, real cheese, and high in fresh vegetables and fruit helps. Also regular exercise and moderate sunlight. ...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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Is it true that you may get even more pimples/skin problems if you take a full bath more than daily? I am asking this because the water is quite salty

Is it true that you may get even more pimples/skin problems if you take a full bath more than daily? I am asking this because the water is quite salty

No: This is just one more bit of folklore. Instead, i'd urge you to have your acne treated scientifically. If two weeks on benzoyl peroxide has not worked, or you have acne on your trunk, get with your physician. A topical or systemic antibiotic will usually clear you, or for severe / cystic acne, a dermatology consultation is in order. ...Read more

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I have skin problem like egzima and pimple on my face. Pls give me the solution wht can I do.

I have skin problem like egzima and pimple on my face. Pls give me the solution wht can I do.

See below: People who suffer from eczema and pimples should see a dermatologist. There is a new generation of medication that are not steroid for treatment of severe eczema! ...Read more

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Hello! What should I eat to cure pimples,acne and skin problems Like those..? What should I include and what should be avoided in my daily diet 4 dat?

Hello! What should I eat to cure pimples,acne and skin problems Like those..? What should I include and what should be avoided in my daily diet 4 dat?

See Your Doctor: Acne is caused by plugging of hair follicle units (excess oil/debris/bacteria) & inflammation; genetically determined. Therapy includes topical/oral meds & more to control infection/inflammation. Role of diet remains unclear however evidence suggests a low carbohydrate/high protein diet may be beneficial; eating a healthy diet overall may reduce acne flare-ups. See your doctor for definitive care. ...Read more

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Does stress give you pimples black heads and bad skin problems in general?

Does stress give you pimples black heads and bad skin problems in general?

Stress : Stress has been linked to a variety of skin conditions including acne flares and eczema . Stress reduction is important as is seeing a dermatologist for proper treatment. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have 3 skin problems. I have scars of pimples, i get new pimples and my skin is sweaty and oily.?

See dermatologist: If you have mild acne try daily face wash with benzoyl peroxide and or salicylic acid to cleanse the face. If your acne is moderate or severe see your dermatologist. They may prescribe antibiotics or Accutane and place you on a new skin care regimen. They may also recommend treatments for your acne scars including laser treatment, injections and creams. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 3 skin problems. What to do if I have scars of pimples, i get new pimples and my skin is sweaty and oily.?

What to do if I have 3 skin problems. What to do if I have scars of pimples, i get new pimples and my skin is sweaty and oily.?

See a medspa doctor: Your medspa doctor will review the many options you have to include medications, creams, washes and a series of laser treatments. CoolBreeze Laser will reduce the size of the inflamed oil glands and kill the p. acne bacteria, while the Isolaze can clean out your pores. To get rid of the scars the CO2 fractionated laser can be very helpful to reduce the scarring. Use the products between visits. ...Read more

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I encounter my skin problems and my skin started a few blister look like small pimples and if i take shower my skin so itchy ?

I encounter my skin problems  and my skin started a few blister look like small pimples and if i take shower my skin so itchy ?

Cholinergic?: I'm not a dermatologist and haven't seen you, but if you itch in the shower, i'd be concerned about cholinergic urticaria. If you read up on this, see if it matches. I trust you do not have polycythemia vera. Just a start. Best wishes. ...Read more

Skin Problems (Definition)

Very broadly, anything that is not normal or causes symptoms. Some are self limited (ie poison ivy) some are chronic (ie eczema) and the latter may be more representative of ...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