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Sudden Breakout Of Whiteheads
Chickenpox, Some of the blisters in my face have whiteheads inside that resemble the acne pimples. Is this peculiar?
No: Chicken pox lesions should crust over in a couple of days. ...Read more
You may never know: Acne often flares without explanation. Acne on the trunk usually requires at least one systemic medication. If you're a female, the oral contraceptive pill may clear you if it's right for you. Or a combination of topical benzoyl peroxide and a systemic antibiotic for a while may be all you need to get clear. Acne's not curable but eventually remits. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
Allergy or infection: ...would be the most likely problems. Either way, see you dr. ...Read more
Little spots and acne pimples were formed after having face waxed by common facial wax, these spots acne and pimples don't seem to leave, any help?
Petechia : Tiny little blood blisters/petechia can come from high pressure on the body and suffocation. So depending on the extracurricular activity, this may be a result of that! ...Read more
Acne: Yes, it should work on your skin. ...Read more
What causes a sudden abrupt onset of boils, all over the body? Some with hair follicles sticking out of them, at the nape of neck, others pustule?
Scientific Rx: With many blackheads, i'd start you on a retinoic acid derivative topically along with topical clindamycin. If this isn't fully successful, a systenic antibiotic that's right for you is the next step. Dermatologists have the big guns and can abolish any and all acne. You have a right to be acne-free in the 21st century if that is your wish. Good luck. ...Read more
Not curable: You must manage your acne until it remits on its own. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add some prescription-strength Rx. Since you say you have it only on your face, it's likely that adding a topical antibiotic such as Clindamycin will be sufficient, but if you need something strong, go for it. ...Read more
Acne: The benzoyl peroxide will help but you will likely need Clindamycin to use as well they have a prescription combination that works very well. If it is really a severe case you may need retin a (tretinoin). See your family doctor and they will refer you to a dermatologist if you need the extra help. Good luck. Make sure you clean the skin really well before you use the acne cream. Hang in there. ...Read more
Can bleaching your hair cause a reaction and cause acne, I'm in my early 40s , developed acne on back face and stomach around time of bleaching hair?
Try something better: There are a variety of medications with the word "clear". Your best over-the-counter treatment is benzoyl peroxide. If this has not cleared you in two weeks, your physician will add a prescription-strength remedy appropriate for you. At your age, acne is a very serious professional liability. You can't remove the scars -- but celebrities such as jet li and tommy lee jones kept their "character.". ...Read more
How can I get rid of acne or pimples on my chin and dark skin at chin that is because of acne scars?
See a dermatologist: You will improve with prescription adapalene or tretinoin gel or cream. You need to be evaluated and properly instructed in the use of therapeutic agents. Your menstrual pattern and any birth control are factors. You may also benefit from oral spironolactone. The topicals may be irritating at first and they require 2 to 3 months to show effects. ...Read more
Can i get rid of multiple bumps on my face caused by using acne cream that contain some sort of peroxide?
Yes..: You can try benzoyl peroxide products, a few of which you can obtain over the counter (like Proactiv), and some as a prescription from your doctor. You might want to have your doctor examine your skin, though, to identify what kind of acne it is (if it really is acne and not another skin condition) to better tailor your skincare regimen/medications. ...Read more
I have acne on my chin & forehead and some acne scars on my cheeks. Cheap acne face wash to get rid of it fast?
How to cure exfoliative cheilitis?,have this for 8 years now,also because of this fordyce spots appearing in my lips & spreading parts of my face,why?
See below: Exfoliative cheilitis(EC) is made worse by: lip licking. Try to avoid this. Anxiety and depression both may cause or worsen EC. *Thyroid dysfunction can cause EC>>check thyroid blood test. Do not use petrolatum-based lip balms until an infection with Candida is ruled out>>fungal culture. Avoid medicated lip preparations and toothpaste with strong flavoring. Go to http://bit.ly/1pgW3B4 ...Read more
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