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Skin Problems Pimples
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I am having pimples on my chest.What should I do to permenantly disable this kind of skin problems?
Pimples: Depends what is causing them. May need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
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
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