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Under Skin Blemishes
I've had under skin blemishes for a few months now and they aren't healing, but do not hurt. What are your recommendations? Thank you!
Blemishes: Best advice would be obtained by a skin specialist Dermatologist after he/she has had the opportunity to examine and diagnose your lesions. ...Read more
I've had under skin blemishes for a few months and they aren't going away. How do I remove them from under the skin? I'm using acne scar cream now.
Many options: Hello and thank you for your excellent question. Skin blemishes can be caused by many different things, including dry skin, irritated skin, and acne (just to name a few). It is very difficult to give you a good recommendation without a full history and physical. I suggest that you consult with a board certified plastic surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more
Don't seek it: When you were born, your skin was probably free of most of the lesions you've accumulated over a lifetime. Just from living, you've acquired scars, pigmented lesions, vessel changes. The photos of models with "perfect looks" in magazines have been altered. Look at the people in this photo. Junior has "perfect skin". Mom and Dad love Junior and love one another, blemishes and all. Find mature love. ...Read more
It can become: Hyperpigmented.Get a more detailed answer ›
Would have to: You would have to physically see a dermatologist. Some skin discoloration can not be treated at this time. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: "skin blemish" is a rather broadly defined term so I would suggest having a dermatologist take a look at your lesions to determine the best course of action for each. I know that is not a perfect answer but in this venue it is probably the best recommendation to provide. ...Read more
Prevention: Consistent use of sun screen even if it is not sunny and you are mostly indoors, may prevent the development of blemishes. ...Read more
Acne: There are many brands to wash your face with. I'm not sure that I would say it is the best out there. ...Read more
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more
No good studies.: I cannot find any research studies using this herbal supplement. Without any unbiased well designed clinical studies, it is impossible to say whether this works, or even if it does not, or any side effects it may have. Save your money and use it to see a dermatologist or another doc with an interest in aesthetic medicine, and you will be treated by people who know how to help you best. ...Read more
What do you recommend for a badly all over blemished skin & untoned skin from the sun? Please help
Hi. I began using a soap to clear my blemishes which made my skin too light. How can I get it back to normal? It's fall so the sun isn't as strong.
Some soaps are too: Strong! So use a nice moisturizer and you should have no problem getting your skin to go back to normal. Use organically based products that will be more gentle to your skin, and will not clog pores too. The cleansing soap bar may have had too much astringent effect on your skin to 'dry out' your blemishes. Use milder products on your face. ...Read more
What's best food for combo/oily skin? What should I avoid or take less? What should I consume more? What to do when I have a break out? 3 Blemishes: (
Be kind to your skin: Treating adult acne can be a challenge. The first step is to be kind to your skin and clean it with a gentle cleanser. Harsh scrubbing and strong soaps can make acne worse. The second step is to try the over the counter treatments available. Consult with your doctor to see which ones are right for you. The last step is to avoid picking at your acne as this can lead to scarring and inflammation. ...Read more
Can't see the photo: On HealthTap Basic. (but can on HealthTap Concierge or Prime). This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Many possibilities.: You need to see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Hydroquinone: One of the most effective treatments for 'skin stains', or darkening of the skin after acne, is hydroquinone. It is available without a prescription in 2% strength and should be applied twice daily to the dark spots only, not the surrounding normal skin. Some formulations contain glycolic acid, which help as well. It often takes 6 or more weeks to see any improvement. ...Read more
Lots of options: Treating adult acne can be a challenge. The first step is to be kind to your skin and clean it with a gentle cleanser. Harsh scrubbing and strong soaps can make acne worse. The second step is to try the over the counter treatments available. Consult with your doctor to see which ones are right for you. The last step is to avoid picking at your acne as this can lead to scarring and inflammation. ...Read more
I have a tiny blemish w/o pain, like a cyst slightly raised w/o a head. I got it last month, it went down but now it's back. What do I do?
See doctor: You need to see your doctor about this since it is hard to tell what it is without examining it. ...Read more
22 years old, im female have blemishes on my cheeks not so much they are red pink what I should use to make gone skin is dry sensitive and bit spots?
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
A very effective treatment for lentigines is topical application of vitamin c. When vitamin c is used in combination with Alpha hydroxyacids, results are better.
Using Retin-A is another good treatment for lentigines. It is recommended to apply Retin-A cream for six months, once daily. It lightens the large spots and small spots disappear completely. Retin-a cream with Alpha hydroxyacids is better. ...Read more
Snail gel cream: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Many good ones:
There are many supplements for acne. Vitamin a, c, e, d, zinc, selenium ; chromium ; fish oil can help. Minimize fried foods, dairy ; sweets.
An interesting website that discusses home remedies is http://www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/acne. Html
here people discuss what has and has not worked for them. Apple cider vinegar ; hydrogen peroxide are the 2 most popular ones listed. A healthy is essential. ...Read more
See your doctor: You may need a biopsy for a red spot that has not gone away or just an identifying diagnosis such as a telengectasia, spider vein or scar from a previous blemish. ...Read more