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Whiteheads (Definition)

Whiteheads are mildly reddened, raised skin ...Read more


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I completed a Accutane treatment of 6 months about 8 months ago and im getting whiteheads do i need a second Accutane treatment to clear my skin..?

I completed a Accutane treatment of 6 months about 8 months ago and im getting whiteheads do i need a second Accutane treatment to clear my skin..?

Go to your dermatolo: You do not indicate the dose of isotretinoin (Accutane). Higher doses yield more cures. Acanya is an expensive brand of tretinoin. You may need tretinoin or oral minocycline or another dose of isotretinoin. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have whiteheads, pimples and dark spots. What kind of treatment can I get to remove them?

I have whiteheads, pimples and dark spots. What kind of treatment can I get to remove them?

Acne treatment: Sounds like you have acne and subsequent discoloration. See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for blackheads and whiteheads on sensitive skin? is it okay to use retinol?

What is the best treatment for blackheads and whiteheads on sensitive skin? is it okay to use retinol?

Exfoliation: Optimizing your skin care with gentle exfoliants, cleansers and toners offer the best treatment for comedones or black/white heads. These are signs of obstructed pores and inefficient skin cell turnover. There are excellent medical grade products from skinceuticals, skinmedica, obaji, hydropeptide and many others that can get provide total skin care options. ...Read more

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I completed a Accutane treatment 10 months ago it cleared my big cyst. . But i am getting whiteheads on nose,forehead,chin what can i use t cure dat?

I completed a Accutane treatment 10 months ago it cleared my big cyst. . But i am getting whiteheads on nose,forehead,chin what can i use t cure dat?

Acne treatment no Rx: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products followed by a noncomedogenic moisturizer. Since you have already completed a course of Accutane, a last resort for treatment of acne, re-consultation with your prescribing physician would be beneficial. ...Read more

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Small bumps covering forehead, no head to pop. Not whiteheads, blackheads, or pimples. Appear to be under the skin. I have oily skin. Treatment?

Small bumps covering forehead, no head to pop. Not whiteheads, blackheads, or pimples. Appear to be under the skin. I have oily skin. Treatment?

Skin: Could it be allergic, infectious? If it's not pimples, I don't have enough to go on to help. Rashes are difficult, without seeing them. For oily skin, a mild sensitive skin soap, washing several times a day, should help. ...Read more

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Best treatment for acne?

Best treatment for acne?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't worked in two weeks, get with your physician. Home remedies are only an adjucnt. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that cannot be cured, will remit in time, and can be managed. Topical Clindamycin often clears milder cases; acne on the trunk tends to require systemic rx. ...Read more