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Does white vinegar get rid if acne dark spots?

Does white vinegar get rid if acne dark spots?

No: Let them fade on their own; it takes up to a few months. If you have active lesions, and two weeks of topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared them, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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How effective does apple cider vinegar work on acne?

How effective does apple cider vinegar work on acne?

Not very: Use this only as an adjunct. Your best start is topical benzoyl peroxide. If this isn't working, get with your physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can apple cidar vinegar work on acne scars?

Can apple cidar vinegar work on acne scars?

Fad diet: Losing weight essentially comes down to limiting calorie intake and increasing calorie expenditure via exercise. I am not aware of apple cider vinegar specifically reducing acne scars other than to limit acne disease by decreasing calorie and oil intake. ...Read more

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Is clindamycin can be mix with apple cider vinegar to treat acne?

Is clindamycin can be mix with apple cider vinegar to treat acne?

Yes, but...: Never use an antibiotic as monotherapy for acne. Topical Clindamycin is one of the best for moderate disease especially if only on the face, but you need to use benzoyl peroxide or a retinoic acid derivative as well. "apple cider vinegar" is a "pop cure-all" possibly with some effectiveness. If someone is preventing you from seeing a scientific physician because they prefer "pop" stuff, i'm sorry. ...Read more

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Hi, I used apple cider vinegar on my acne and now there's this brown patch of skin in the middle of my forehead. I need this to gone in a few days.

Hi, I used apple cider vinegar on my acne and now there's this brown patch of skin in the middle of my forehead. I need this to gone in a few days.

Cover stick.: Don't do that again! For now, leave it alone, don't expose it to sunlight for 6 months (which can lead to sunburn with permanent discoloration). Wear a non-comedogenic sunscreen, apply often. To hide it, use a cover-up type of makeup. ...Read more

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What exactly does apple cider vinegar do for skin and acne? Does it exfoliate and reveal new layers?

What exactly does apple cider vinegar do for skin and acne? Does it exfoliate and reveal new layers?

Different theories: I don't know if anyone knows for sure as this hasn't been the subject of much if any research. According to http://hisacne.Com/acne-treatments/natural-acne-treatments-apple-cider-vinegar/, it removes oil thus unclogging pores & kills bacteria, while according to http://www.Skinacea.Com/acne/acne-treatment-acv.Html#.Uzxuhkrnrgq it restores the ph of the skin to normal acidity. See comment:. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar benefits, will it work on acne scars as well as help me lose weight?

Apple cider vinegar benefits, will it work on acne scars as well as help me lose weight?

Fad diet: Losing weight essentially comes down to limiting calorie intake and increasing calorie expenditure via exercise. I am not aware of apple cider vinegar specifically reducing acne scars other than to limit acne disease by decreasing calorie and oil intake. ...Read more

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Hi I need some help with my pimples problems please its getting worse each day. Been using aloe, tea tree oil,apple cider vinegar it won't work? Help

Hi I need some help with my pimples problems please its getting worse each day. Been using aloe, tea tree oil,apple cider vinegar it won't work? Help

Quite a few options: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If quite severe, a dermatologist helps. ...Read more

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I have small red pimples on my scalp, i've used a antibiotic ointment but still not working. Recently started using apple cider vinegar?

I have small red pimples on my scalp, i've used a antibiotic ointment but still not working.  Recently started using apple cider vinegar?

See a doctor: The rash could be from any number of things i would stop trying to treat yourself and see a doctor especially a dermatologist. It could be a " folliculitis which is treatable. ...Read more

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Tea tree oil, apple cider vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, is it a good idea to use them to get rid of butt pimples?

Tea tree oil, apple cider vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, is it a good idea to use them to get rid of butt pimples?

Encourage: Medical evaluation to determine why you are getting these and to insure you don't have boils. Don't put cart before the horse. Take care. ...Read more

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How I can cure my acnes face?

How I can cure my acnes face?

Lots of choices: It depends on what type of acne you have. Benzoyl peroxide, which is over the counter, is used for papular and pustular acne, which is the red inflamed acne. Tretinion is used for comedonal acne. Topical antibiotics are another choice for acne. More than one treatment is often needed depending on your skin. Your doctor will need to look at your skin to help you choose the right medication. ...Read more

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Deep acne scare on face?

Deep acne scare on face?

Options: A dermatologist can make the scars less apparent, though they cannot be made to vanish, using fillers, laser treatment, abrasion or surgery. Before you decide, look at the hollywood leading men who have chosen to keep their acne scars for character (jet li, steven seagal, charlie sheen, tommy lee jones.) it's your call (and you partner's if you have one.) good luck. ...Read more

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How to remove acne on face?

How to remove acne on face?

Scientific Rx: If only on the face, a good start is benzoyl peroxide, if not clear in 2 weeks, add prescription topical clindamycin, plus a retinoic acid derivative if there are blackheads. If still not satisfactory, add a systemic antibiotic that's right for you, this will usually clear you up. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any solution for acne?(face)

Any solution for acne?(face)

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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What is the best for face acne?

What is the best for face acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: Use as tolerated. Alternatives are retinoic acid derivatives and salicylic acid. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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What is good for acne marks on the face?

What is good for acne marks on the face?

A comprehensive: Evaluation by a good dermatologist! that way you can select from a variety of treatments. ...Read more

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