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Approximately how much water should I drink a day to get rid of acne?

Approximately how much water should I drink a day to get rid of acne?

Don't bother: It won't work. If somebody or some superstition is denying you access to scientific treatment for acne, then you have my sympathy. Any licensed physician knows how to make it vanish. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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Can drinking water help in getting rid of acne?

Can drinking water help in getting rid of acne?

No: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related, often disfiguring disease. It can be managed effectively by scientific treatment. You do a disservice to yourself and those who care about you if you try to manage it solely with the folk remedies you'll find on the internet. ...Read more

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I am a teenager with mild acne, will a baking soda and water mask get rid of my acne?

I am a teenager with mild acne, will a baking soda and water mask get rid of my acne?

No: This will make a mess and disappoint you. Use a real medication. If your acne is mild, topical benzoyl peroxide for two weeks will probably cure you. If not, get with your personal physician -- if you're big enough to contact healthtap, you can make your own doctor's apponitment. ...Read more

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Can drinking vitamin water get rid of acne if it contains vitamin b5?

Can drinking vitamin water  get rid of acne if it contains vitamin b5?

Unlikely: There are more effective, medically sound acne treatments. See your primary doctor or dermatologist for individualized treatment. ...Read more

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Used to have acne, still abit now but mainly clogged pores no products get rid of it. If I start drinking water n cutting out coffee etc will it help?

Used to have acne, still abit now but mainly clogged pores no products get rid of it. If I start drinking water n cutting out coffee etc will it help?

Not likely: It may be good for your health to drink enough water so that your urine is watery dilute, but is not likely to affect the skin, nor is cutting coffee likely to change the appearance of skin. ...Read more

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What acne product really gets rid of acne!?

There are many: There are many products that can help with acne. The ones that are non prescription (over the counter) usually contain benzoyl peroxide and sometimes a mild acid like gloycolic acid. Everything else is by prescription. ...Read more

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What gets rid of acne and blackheads?

What gets rid of acne and blackheads?

Scientific Rx: With many blackheads, i'd start you on a retinoic acid derivative topically along with topical clindamycin. If this isn't fully successful, a systenic antibiotic that's right for you is the next step. Dermatologists have the big guns and can abolish any and all acne. You have a right to be acne-free in the 21st century if that is your wish. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please describe a good product that gets rid of acne for guys?

Please describe a good product that gets rid of acne for guys?

Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasion or prescription skin care. There are many options and you need a regimen tailored to your specific situation and expected results. ...Read more

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Are there any medications(pill type) that helps or gets rid of acne?

Are there any medications(pill type) that helps or gets rid of acne?

Yes: I prefer to start with topicals, but often we need to add oral medications, such as the oral contraceptive pill for women who can take it, and the right macrolide or tetracycline antibiotic. Dermatologists have the big guns such as accutane. Nobody should have to live with bad acne in the 21st century. ...Read more

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Which beauty product gets rid of acne dark spots?

Which beauty product gets rid of acne dark spots?

Hyperpigmentation: Hyperpigmentation can be treated in a number of ways: prescription bleaching creams, chemical peels, photofacial treatments and laser. Most, if not all, are not covered by many insurance plans. See your dermatologist to discuss which might be right for you and the cost. Otc lightening creams do exist. No matter which you choose, sun avoidance is a must to avoid a return of the discoloration. ...Read more

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What drugstore product or home remedy helps clear up your complexion and gets rid of acne scars?

What drugstore product or home remedy helps clear up your complexion and gets rid of acne scars?

No simple solution: While there are many different products that make these claims, there is no one cure for all conditions. Popular mon prescripion ingredients include salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and retinol preparations. However these can be very drying ad make some conditions worse if not used in combination with appropriate exfoliation and moisturizers. ...Read more

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Is it really the case that toothpastes gets rid of acnes/pimples?

Is it really the case that toothpastes gets rid of acnes/pimples?

Not recommended: I would not be surprised if it did, but i would not recommend it. If it works it is because it probably just dries out the area due to the ph of the flavoring agents and the Fluoride ion helps to kill bacteria. The potential for particles to clog your pores is too great. There are better treatments for acne that probably cost less than toothpaste. ...Read more

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Which is the best laser method that gets rid of deep acne scarring?

Which is the best laser method that gets rid of deep acne scarring?

Depends: Certainly the type of acne scarring you have would direct one toward a certain type of laser. Non-ablative lasers (that don't remove skin layers) are useful for some types of scarring while ablative lasers (that remove skin layers) are better for thicker scars. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon can help you determine the best laser option for you. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is an effective acne treatment that also gets rid of balckheads?

I'm curious as to what is an effective acne treatment that also gets rid of balckheads?

Retinoic acid: A regimen that contains topical retinoic acid is the best start if there are a lot of blackheads / comedones. Get with your physician about this; an antibiotic may be a supplement to the retinoic acid if the acne is severe enough to require it. All acne is manageable nowadays by evidence-based medicine. ...Read more

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