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What can I do to get rid of pimpls or acne?

What can I do to get rid of pimpls or acne?

Acne pimples: Stop eating nuts, peanut butter, chocolate, and cut down on dairy products. Over-the-counter bpo (benzoyl peroxide) products help. But in the long run, only a dermatologist can help by prescribing oral antibiotics and prescription topical (surface) medication for you. ...Read more

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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 can I do to get rid of acne or pimple?

Scientific Rx: Benzoyl peroxide for starters. If not sufficient, topical Clindamycin and/or a topical retinoic acid derivative the latter especially if there are a lot of blackheads. Next step for a lady is the oral contraceptive pill if it is right for her. Then a systemic antibiotic right for the person. The big guns is accutae, not pleasant cheap or without risks but hugely effective and very much worth it. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne?

What can I do to get rid of acne?

Many options: Acne is not a disease but a response to hormaones of the pilosebaceous apparatus. It has many expressions from the mildest comedones to the most severe cystic acne. Treatment depends on the age of the patient and the severity of the acne. Some mild acne needs only topical agents and the more severe acne may require signifigant oral medications, hormonal therapy or lasers. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne scars?

What can I do to get rid of acne scars?

Dermatology visit: Nothing can remove the scars, but a dermatologist can make them less visible using dermabrasion, injection, microsurgery or laser. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of blackheads?

What can I do to get rid of blackheads?

Comedone extractor: Don't pick your face. A comedone extractor is a metal loop with a handle. It can be placed over the blackhead and gentle downward pressure is exerted to extract the black head. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of whiteheads!?

What can I do to get rid of whiteheads!?

Depends: If they are milia, a dermatologist can remove them. Tretinoin gel will help. If they are acne, tretinoin will help. Acne pustules are usually easy to squeeze out. You will hear commands to avoid squeezing. In fact, squeezing the pus/sebum out allows them to heal faster and better. Scars are due to inflamed, deep nodular acne, not to squeezing. If significant acne, best treatment for you is spirono ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of mild acne?

What can I do to get rid of mild acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: It doesn't have to be pricey or gimmicky. Find a strength and frequency that you can tolerate, and mild acne will usually remit in two weeks. If not, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of scars?

What can I do to get rid of scars?

Multiple Options: Scars can be improved but not eliminated by treating in various ways including chemical peels, dermabrasion, lasers, demarolling, silicone gel usage, and massage. ...Read more

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What do I to get rid of acne?

What do I to get rid of 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 should I do to get rid of acne scars?

What should I do to get rid of acne scars?

See plastic surgeon!: No scar removal techniques (that work) exist. Only dermabrasion, chemical peels, or laser resurfacing techniques can successfully improve acne scarring, and none of these options can completely "eliminate" scars. Depending on the location and severity of the scars, they can often be made much better, however. Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of my adult acne?

What can I do to get rid of my adult acne?

Scientific Rx: Chronic disease at any age; doesn't matter. 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. If new, rule out cushing's, others. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of rosacea redness?

What can I do to get rid of rosacea redness?

Treat rosacea: You can control it and improve it but rosacea is not cured. Best options metrogel, Oracea and intense pulsed light. Intense pulsed light can effectively remove the redness. See http://www.Maasclinic.Com for an explanation if ipl. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of acne marks?

What should I do to get rid of acne marks?

Acne: You can use hydroquinone but if you are not on medication to treat stop acne it will not help and you will keep getting scars. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of blackheads on face?

What can I do to get rid of blackheads on face?

Exfoliate ; comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips). ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of blackheads and pimple?

What do I do to get rid of blackheads and pimple?

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 should I do to get rid of acne/blemishes?

Scientific Rx: Your physician can treat you effectively. All acne is manageable today if you're allowed to get treatment for it and you're not subject to the whims of someone who thinks it's lifestyle-related or that "natural is better." before getting seen, try benzoyl peroxide topically. Acne on your trunk usually requires systemic rx. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of pimples fast?

What can I do to get rid of pimples fast?

See doctor: You can get physician grade products topical to treat. Benzoyl peroxide works, proactiv is good, you need moisturizer, exfoliator, and sunscreen and a good facial cleanser. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of facial pimples?

What should I do to get rid of facial pimples?

?: Pimples may mean many different diagnoses. For 34 year old acne may not be the right one therefore you need to show it to your doctor. Good hygien, not overheating it, cleaning dust and sweat promptly is always a good idea. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of cheek acne fast?

What can I do to get rid of cheek acne fast?

See doctor: You can get physician grade topical products to treat. Benzoyl peroxide works, Proactiv is good, you need moisturizer, exfoliator, and sunscreen and a good facial cleanser. Ipl or laser. Chemical peels. Retin a (tretinoin) products. Prp with microneedling. I have a great product for my patients that works well. ...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