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What could I do to make my acne go away?

What could I do to make my acne go away?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck. ...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 should I do to make my acne go away fast?

No quick fixes: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my gynecomastia go away?

What can I do to make my gynecomastia go away?

Surgery Helpful.: If symptomatic and/or aesthetically displeasing, surgical correction of gynecomastia can be worthwhile. Treatment is individualized depending on the specific patient's situation; involves direct excision of glandular tissue, liposuction surgery, and/or occasionally excision of excess skin as well. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my keloid go away ?

What can I do to make my keloid go away ?

Try Silicone Strips: Over the counter siilcone strips can help. Or your doctor can possibly laser it to improve it, or inject it with cortisone to help shrink it. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my skin graft go away?

What can I do to make my skin graft go away?

Skin graft: You can't make your skin graft go away but you may be able to improve its appearance. It depends on the size and location of the graft, the reason you needed the graft, and whether the graft was full thickness or partial thickness. See the doctor that gave you te graft and ask what can be done to improve the appearance. ...Read more

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What to do if i can't get my acne to go away?

Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more

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What can I do to get my bed sores to go away?

What can I do to get my bed sores to go away?

Prevention; docs: See pcp/wound care specialist to remove dead tissue & treat wounds so they heal. Also need nutritional guidance for proper wound healing. Ideally, also need bed that minimizes pressure on susceptible areas—tailbone, side of leg over hip bone, back. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my stomach fat go away?

What can I do to make my stomach fat go away?

Health blueprint: The answer lies within our own bodies. If we stop the assault of unhealthy habits, we can tap into the bodies inherent capacity to heal itself. And the best tool we have for doing that is the food we eat. Eating a whole food plant based diet and pursuing an active lifestyle will get you down to a healthy weight and lose belly fat in the process. www.dhcaz.tsfl.com. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of blackheads, that wont go away?

What do I do to get rid of blackheads, that wont go away?

Blackhead treatments: The most effective treatment for blackheads is a prescription retinoid, including retin a (tretinoin) or differin. Over-the-counter treatments are available including retinol, but are usually not as effective. Other treatments that help, to a small degree, unclog pores include: salicylic acid, glycolic acid, and benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my cutting scars go away or fade?

What can I do to make my cutting scars go away or fade?

Make them fade: You can't make scars "go away". All you can do is improve their appearance. Silicone based creams/lotions and silicone sheets can be very effective. Vitamin e has not been shown to be effective. ...Read more

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What can you do to make pimples go away fast?

What can you do to make pimples go away fast?

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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What to do if I have marks on my skin that won't go away. Please help?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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How do I make acne go away and how do I treat the scars?

How do I make acne go away and how do I treat the scars?

Scientific Rx: A chronic disease not related to anything you did. If topical benzoyl peroxide fails after 2 weeks, get with your physician. Options will include topical clindamycin, topical retinoic acid derivatives, systemic antibiotics, and for hard cases a dermatology referral for isotretinoin. Dermatologist scarring for the scars when you settle down; fillers etc can help or keep them as seems best. ...Read more

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What could I do to make hives go away?

What could I do to make hives go away?

Hives: Chronic hives are a plague and can be a nuisance to control, consult an allergist to help you keep them at bay. ...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