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What is the best way to quickly get rid of pimples?

What is the best way to quickly get rid of pimples?

There is no best way: Often times consumers are sold on 'secret' treatments for acne. This is because acne is a difficult problem without a best way to treat all cases. Start with standard otc treatment: salacylic acid wash, benzoyl peroxide and a good moisturizer and if this is not effective make a visit with your primary physician to discuss prescription therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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What's the best way to get rid of acne?

What's the best way to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: First, you need to understand that acne is not curable, only manageable until it self-cures. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something stronger. If you're offered isotretinoin, go for it; you're likely to get a full remission lasting a year or longer, but it's not for the faint-hearted. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of blemishes?

What's the best way to get rid of blemishes?

Individuality: Everyone is different as far as what needs to be done to eliminate blemishes. What works for one person may not work for another. Diet, soap and rinses, etc. May either help or hurt. If severe, get in to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of scars?

What's the best way to get rid of scars?

Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticibility. Use a cream called mederma to reduce the appearance of scars. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of bacne?

What's the best way to get rid of bacne?

Back Acne: Depending upon any underlying medical conditions, severity, duration, and extent of the back acne (bacne), there are many treatments including changing/cleaning clothing more often, change the laundry detergent, and exfoliation. For milder cases, topical benzoyl peroxide and retinol will help. For more extensive, inflammatory lesions, oral antibiotics from a physician will be beneficial. ...Read more

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What's the best and fastest way to naturally get rid of acne marks?

What's the best and fastest way to naturally get rid of acne marks?

No easy fix: You need to manage your acne to prevent new lesions. If you have hesitated to get your acne treated effectively because of a preference for "natural" remedies, the retinoic acid derivatives and antibiotics that are mainstays of management are Mother Nature's gifts. The red spots are healing and cannot be altered. Don't try too hard to bleach the brown spots or it may make a mess. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to get rid of acne?

Whats the best way to get rid of acne?

Tough question..: Simple question, but not easy to answer. It is easier to prevent acne than treating severe acne because severe/cystic acnes will cause scars which are permanent. Inflammatory acne are often treated with topical benzoy/antibiotic combo or oral antibiotics. Comedonal acne probably better treated with some retinoid derivatives..It is best to consult doc for individualized treatment... Good luck. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of pockmark/pimples?

Best way to get rid of pockmark/pimples?

Seek help with skin: If actively breaking out, you should see a dermatologist or medical esthetician for possible antibiotics, acidification of skin, etc. When stable and breakouts slowed/stopped, then use of mechanical dermabrasion (not microdermabrasion), scar removal, fillers, etc can be considered. Crater-type scars are easier to treat than "ice-pick" type scarring. Sometimes use of laser or peels help. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of zits?

What's the best way to get rid of zits?

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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What's the best way to get rid of pimple scars/marks?

Laser: I would recommend trying laser therapy like a co2 laser (expensive but better) or laser genesis (less expensive, less effective). With that said, nothing is great. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get rid of acne and blackheads?

What is the quickest way to get rid of acne and blackheads?

Medspa: Your medspa doctor can help you with a laser skin care series that will help clear up your acne and she will recommend products appropriate for your skin. ...Read more

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What is the best and fastest way to get rid of pimples/acne pleaseee!?

What is the best and fastest way to get rid of pimples/acne pleaseee!?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, you're going to need prescription-strength medication from your personal physician. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of pimples?

What is the fastest way to get rid of pimples?

Get seen: All acne is manageable but it's work and there's no overnight cure. If the prom is coming up and your acne hasn't been managed, and your acne is bad, I'd perhaps start you on topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid plus systemic tetracycline. Your physician's the one to see now. You'll be glad. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get rid of pimples?

Derm eval: 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. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of blackheads?

What is the best way to get rid of blackheads?

Exfoliate ; 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, et. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimples and acne?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples and acne?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of acne fast?

Scientific Rx: Jhere's no quick fix. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. He/she may be able to add a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin, a retinoic acid derivative, a systemic antibiotic, topical sprionolactone or some other rx. All acne is manageable nowadays. Take advantage of what the 21st century offers. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of acne?

Many things: Chemical peels are good, microneedling with prp, ipl or cosmetic laser works, proactive, and physician grade acne creams. ...Read more

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What's the fastest way to get rid of my acne?

What's the fastest way to get rid of my acne?

See a dermatologist: Acne therapy is individualized. There are various different treatments. Expect 3 months or more for a satisfactory response.Sometimes light and laser treatments yield a faster (temporary) result, but expect to pay. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of pimpels on the body?

Best way to get rid of pimpels on the body?

Acne: If you want to get rid of acne you need to see your dermatologist so the best treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more