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Tiny, Red Pimples On The Face
No: Please forgive my frankness. Over-the-counter preparations do not work well either. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. If needed after a few weeks, consider adding an oral antibiotic such as Erythromycin or tetracycline / Minocycline as suitable for the individual. Dermatologists have the big guns -- accutane, lasers. A clear face is your right. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Pimples on face (feel hard and are red) general fision told me that is of infection of hair follicles, tried many mediciations, what else to do?
What are the chances of co2 laser skin smoothing procedure worsening rosacea symptoms? My rosacea started about 10 years ago, when i was 18. I have tried various treatments including medication and ipl to keep the skin redness and the facial pimples under
Anything can: When you are prone to acne anything you place on your skin can make you break out into acne including acne product treatments. Instead of home remedies that may make things worse go see an aesthetic physician that can recommend proper skin care regimen. Proactiv works well. ...Read more
Tiny pimples on face/chest. Minocycline not effective anymore. What do you recommend i try now? Tried lots of topical creams already.
Other prescriptions: See your doctor. There are other prescriptions available for acne besides antibiotics. Sometime we use immune modulators or other classes of creams and pills to help. Soft primary care doctors are comfortable with this. If yours is not then see a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boy baby he has small pimples on face forehead and neck is it due to hot weather or any other reason he is premature 33 weeks delivery baby and now its one month age.?
Patience: Baby acne is a common and temporary problem.It usually appears by age 2 weeks and disappears by 3 months. Keeping the skin clean is the major plan. If it persists after 3 months and or intensifies, some normal ace treatments can be beneficial, but the doc should look into unusual hormonal issues as a cause at that point. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne remedies: There are many possible ways to treat acne correctly. It is a step treatment including:1. Skin hygiene 2. Antibacterials 3. Retinols 4. Photodynamic therapy 5. Laser .6. Tretinoins in mix and match combinations, and oral contraceptives. If you have severe acne , please see a competent dermatologist before getting scarred. ...Read more
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