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What are the best ways to get rid of acne?

What are the best ways to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: As a young person, whoever is responsible for your health has a duty to make sure you are effectively treated. Acne is not a lifestyle or hygiene problem; it's a chronic disease that can be a grave social problem. Don't waste time on folk remedies; if benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in 2 weeks, get a physician's appointment for a topical or systemic antibiotic, topical retinoic acid etc. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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What are the best ways to get rid of acne scars?

What are the best ways to get rid of acne scars?

Depends on severity: There are different lasers, from non-ablative to ablative, that can help a lot. The more severe acne scars require more invasive techniques. These include dermabrasion or even surgical excision for the deeper scars. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to get rid of dandruff?

What are the best ways to get rid of dandruff?

Aim for control: Washing you hair frequently will keep it under control. As you age, it will become less problematic. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to get rid of acne scars ?

What are the best ways to get rid of acne scars ?

Specialist care: A physician with a specialty focus can make them less visible, though not remove them, using dermabrasion, microsurgery, laser treatment or filler injection. I'm sorry this happened, as all acne can be managed today using evidence-based medicine. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of acne?

What are  ways to get rid of acne?

Multiple Ways: There are multiple options with Accutane often considered the best. However hormonal treatment as well as antiinflammatories, antibiotics, oral contraceptives, may all be beneficial in addition to topical treatment and skin care. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of blackheads?

What are good ways to get rid of blackheads?

Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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What are the fastest and most effective ways to get rid of whiteheads?

Sore throat: Home treatment is usually all that is needed for a sore throat caused by a virus. These tips may help you feel better. Gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort: gargle at least once each hour with 1 tsp (5 g) of salt dissolved in 8 fl oz (240 ml) of warm water. If you have postnasal drip, gargle often to prevent more throat irritation. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of zits?

What are good ways to get rid of zits?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangea organics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to get rid of pimples?

What are natural ways to get rid of pimples?

Pimple: Things to consider are probiotics, vitd, avoiding sugar and carbohydrates, also consider flax oil and cooking with coconut oil. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimples and acne?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples and acne?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of sunspots?

What are ways to get rid of sunspots?

Hydroquinone or IPL: Hydroquinone cream can lighten skin or ipl light treatment can help. Consult a board certified plastic surgeon for more info. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of acne?

What is the best way to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: I'm going to assume that topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, a salicylic acid wash and topical retinoic acid have all failed. Ignore all "pop" advice. Your physician needs to add a prescription-strength Rx. You're female so the oral contraceptive pill or spironolaction are options. An antibiotic may be all that's required. If you need isotretinoin, don't worry about the scare stories. Cheers. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of acne naturally?

What is the best way to get rid of acne naturally?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of acne marks?

What is the best way to get rid of acne marks?

Depends on the "mark: If these are only red and not depressed they will sometimes resolve naturally. The the marks are scars treatment depends on the nature of the scar. Depressec smooth scars respond to saline injections, laser resurfacing or fillers. Thickened red areas may do best with lasers or injectible cortisone. Evaluation by your dermatologist is the best idea. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of hives?

What are good ways to get rid of hives?

Hives treatment: If you have it for less than 6 weeks without any associated lung or gastrointestinal symptoms, and is not caused by food or drug allergies, it's usually benign. You can try any otc anti histamine. If it lasts more than 6 weeks, it becomes chronic hives, you would need to see a doctor to do some lab works. ...Read more

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What are tricks to get rid of acne?

What are tricks to get rid of acne?

Why "tricks"?: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease and a serious personal and professional handicap that deserves scientific treatment like any other. If benzoyl peroxide for two weeks has failed, get with your personal pysician for a topical or systemic antibiotic and/or a topical retinoic acid derivative. You owe it to yourself / the person you're responsible for. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of pimples and blackheads?

Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of pimples and blackheads?

Dermatologist eval: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of pimples?

What are some ways to get rid of pimples?

Many: (1) ballanced food, good sleep and regular daily activities. No stress. (2) otc mdicines like oxy-10, oxy-5. And (3) dermatologists. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more