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What's the most efficient topical cream to dry out clogged pores or a red spot?

What's the most efficient topical cream to dry out clogged pores or a red spot?

For what purpose?: Salicylic acid (http://www.drugs.com/mtm/salicylic-acid-topical.html) is a "keratolytic (peeling agent) . . . [that] causes shedding of the outer layer of skin" Benzoyl peroxide (http://www.drugs.com/mtm/benzoyl-peroxide-topical.html) is available OTC and "has a mild drying effect, which allows excess oils and dirt to be easily washed away from the skin". Already taking Isotretinoin which dries ...Read more

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Hey i have got white spots on my face after using cosmelite cream .whay i have to do ?

Hey i have got white spots on my face after using cosmelite cream .whay i have to do ?

Hypopigmentation: Comelite contains bleaching agents and certainly can cause lightening of the skin. If patchy lightening occurs , it is time to stop using that cream. Time may restore the lost pigmentation. ...Read more

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My cousin is having vitiligo problem. Please assist some ointment or cream to reduce the white spots. Thanks.

My cousin is having vitiligo problem. Please assist some ointment or cream to reduce the white spots. Thanks.

See a dermatologist: No one can assist you online. Your cousin needs to see a dermatologist. Vitiligo is difficult to treat but some lasers can improve the appearance of the hypopigmented skin. ...Read more

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I have white spots almost on my full body..I took many medicines soaps creams..But no use..Suggest me some good medicine..?

Good medicine: You really need to see a dermatologist so that you can understand what is going on and get the most appropriate medicine to treat the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My 3 yr old has eczema since i've tried putting her cream she got prescribed but its not helping and is getting white spots in her skin ? Help

My 3 yr old has eczema since  i've tried putting her cream she got prescribed but its not helping and is getting white spots in her skin ? Help

Eczema: For eczema you need to use moisturizers like cerave cream which is over the counter 2-6 times a day. Non-steroidals include topical Protopic or Elidel (pimecrolimus) which are very effective at treating eczema. See your dermatologist for a different topical medication. ...Read more

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I have a white spots in my arms,neck ang back,what are these white spots?is there any cream can i use to make it disappear?

I have a white spots in my arms,neck ang back,what are these white spots?is there any cream can i use to make it disappear?

Possibly vitiligo: It is possible you are developing vitiligo but can't say for certain without a more in depth evaluation and visual of the spots. Please make a virtual consult appointment an we'd be happy to help. ...Read more

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I had a tiny white spots in.my arms,in my back,and chest,what's the best cream should i use to cure this kind of skin problems?

I had a tiny white spots in.my arms,in my back,and chest,what's the best cream should i use to cure this kind of skin problems?

Diagnosis needed: Without a clear cut diagnosis - it really isn't possible to advise you which medication would be effective. Take care. ...Read more

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I have white.spots on my face. I've seen many derm drs. They prescribed bleaching cream and antifungal, it doesn't go away. I've had it for years.

I have white.spots on my face. I've seen many derm drs. They prescribed bleaching cream and antifungal, it doesn't go away. I've had it for years.

White spots are: typically either pityriasis alba ( a form of eczema) or vitiligo. I suggest biopsy if they aren't sure, bleaching creams don't help white spots but can be used to depigment skin when vitiligo severe, and antifungals probably won't help ...Read more

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