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What Are The Best Ways To Get Rid Of Whiteheads Without Damaging My Skin
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clear combination-skin with whiteheads around lipline made worse by picking at them. What can I do to prevent/get rid of these?
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
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
I have oily dehydrated sensitive skin prone to breakouts. Troubled with whiteheads blackheads pimples. How can I avoid acne and get rid of pimples?
Oily skin: Oily skin accumulate s sebum in skin pores causing blackheads and whiteheads. Keep skin dry Use glycol acid wash or salicylate acid. Apply Retin A (tretinoin) cream at night. Avoid oily solutions on skin. Diet of less fatty acids and carbohydrates Pkentty of water to drink. Consult your Dermatologist. See other responses on HealthTap by other doctors. ...Read more
What's the best way to get rid of acne when you have very sensitive skin without going to a dermatoligist?
Over-the-counter med: Over-the-counter medications for acne are helpful and usually contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. They help kill some acne germs, reduce the amount of dead skin cells plugging pores, and decrease some of the skin oils, to dry the skin somewhat. One should not over-wash, over-scrub, or irritate the skin. Otc acne meds are usually twice a day, but less if the skin gets too dry or irritated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have acne for almost 3 years now in my face and I have a oily skin which sometimes becomes sticky. What would be the best cure to get rid of this?
Scientific Rx: Being a teen is tough enough without acne, and i'm sorry you went through 3 years. I start with topical Clindamycin with either benzoyl peroxide or (if there are blackheads) a retinoic acid derivative. If results are not good in a month, add a systemic antibiotic that's right for you; a dermatologist has a less-pleasant rx that can abolish the oil and eliminate the acne. You deserve to look good. ...Read more
What would be the best natural way of having a pimple free skin?
If any occurs,how could i get rid of it naturally?
Wrong question: "Natural" has no meaning in science or medicine. The better questions are directed at identification of the most effective therapies, how well tolerated, how expensive, how safe. Notice that poison ivy is natural, but please do not rub on your face. Since there are a variety of treatments for different kinds of acne on different people, you will do best to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a pimple under the skin of my nose and have work in about 12 hours, what is the best way to either get rid of or hide it?
Warm pack: A warm moist pack such as a warm moist towel applied to the nasal area can help open the pimple without traumatizing your nose. ...Read more
Dermatologist: The face-lightening creams aren't much help. Nobody can reverse a scar, but our 21st-century dermatologists have several different options to make the scars less visible -- a couple of hollywood stars have recently had their disappear, while others actually choose to keep them to give their faces character. You should know you have many choices here; you decide what's right. ...Read more
Laser abrasion: Several options are available, but the most effective for deep scars, in my opinion, is laser abrasion, which smoothes out the edges of the scars to make them less visible. Find a dermatologist who has done lots and lots of them; you don't want a beginner doing this procedure. Skin grafting is seldom a good option for acne scars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is retin a (tretinoin) micro the best for whiteheads/ blackheads. I heard dat.. I tried isotreitnion/ claravis. Nd did not get rid of them, diet helped a lil.
Dermatologist: Talk to your dermatologist regarding the best option for you. ...Read more
Is there any affordable ways to get rid of tons of acne scars and pits, and extreme red and discolored skin besides laser? Maybe a cream to ask Dr for
No: No. Cream or topicals will no make a big difference. See a cosmetic dermatologist for opions. ...Read more
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