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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Whiteheads (Definition)

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


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Which is the best facewash to get rid of whiteheads on chin & forehead?

Which is the best facewash to get rid of whiteheads on chin & forehead?

Benzoyl peroxide: Have you tried anything before? I don't think any specific benzoyl peroxide wash is superior but I would start with a 5% benzoyl peroxide wash. If your acne is moderate to severe consider dermatology consult for prescription medications ...Read more

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Whats the best way to get rid of whiteheads on the forehead?

Whats the best way to get rid of whiteheads on the forehead?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How should I clean oily skin to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads?

How should I clean oily skin to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads?

Oily skin: Clogged pores contribute to whiteheads & blackheads. Over-the-counter products containing salicyclic acid can help unclog pores but can be irritating if overused and are less effective than topical retinoid medications that require a prescription. Advise that you consult a dermatologist for evaluation & treatment for your specific skin care needs. ...Read more

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How to get rid of under the skin whiteheads?

How to get rid of under the skin whiteheads?

WHITEHEADS TREATMENT: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. THERE IS NO QUICK OR EASY WAYS TO DO THIS YOURSELF. ...Read more

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Clear combination-skin with whiteheads around lipline made worse by picking at them. What can I do to prevent/get rid of these?

Clear combination-skin with whiteheads around lipline made worse by picking at them. What can I do to prevent/get rid of these?

Acne: Its hard but try not to pick. See your doctor or a dermatologist about medications to use to help your acne. In the meantime wash your face twice a day with a mild soap. Use benzoyl peroxide products OTC. ...Read more

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I'm 21 and still have&occasionally get pimples and whiteheads...how can I get rid of it for good without leaving my skin dried up or scared further?

I'm 21 and still have&occasionally get pimples and whiteheads...how can I get rid of it for good without leaving my skin dried up or scared further?

Remember acne: Is a chronic condition that may or may not resolve as you get older. In fact some people get acne layer on in life too! It can't hurt to optimize your heath by minimizing your stress, optimizing sleep, eating healthy (remember there is no clear antiacne diet). You should minimize the number of products you use on your skin and don't wash too much. You could try an OTC salicylic acid wash. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the oily skin and whiteheads and small bumps on your forehead, nose and chin?

How do I get rid of the oily skin and whiteheads and small bumps on your forehead, nose and chin?

Clean and Buff: Clean: start with conservative measures for whiteheads and oily skin. A cleaning routine is necessary. Consider soaps with dead sea salts which provide a drying effect. Benzoyl peroxide is the main stay for topical therapy for acne. It can be purchased over the counter. Keep your hands off your face. Buff: microdermabrasion along with exfoliants. If these measures fail, physician review. ...Read more