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Hi, Im 23 female and I am getting little whiteheads inside of my nose and often I get them in my t zone too. This is something new to my skin. ?

Hi, Im 23 female and I am getting little whiteheads inside of my nose and often I get them in my t zone too. This is something new to my skin. ?

Not serious: Sounds like you are having more oil production and the pores are getting clogged. Try scraping very gently to get the tops off, using just a fingernail. Apply very warm washcloth to any place that these develop to help keep the pores open and use a soap that is not oily. You may have some hormonal issues. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my horrible black/whiteheads all over my nose and chin?

How do I get rid of my horrible black/whiteheads all over my nose and chin?

Blackheads+: Start with a deep pore cleansing facial from an aesthetician with experience treating patients with acne. Extraction of blackheads and whiteheads can be done at the time of the facial. You will also benefit from using a cleanser appropriate for your skin type, as well as a treatment lotion that helps skin exfoliation and cell turnover. You may need a series of monthly facials with extractions. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Begin with compression at the front of the nose
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Consider a gentle packing of the nose
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If continuous or frequent, seek emergency help
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Im getting blackheads and whiteheads around my nose is it normal?

Im getting blackheads and whiteheads around my nose is it normal?

Blackheads: Whiteheads and blackheads are a normal part of the skin of the nose reponding to hormones. The best creams for it is retinoids such as Retin-A but watch for irratation and it may take awhile to work. ...Read more

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I have a pimple under my nose that is pussy and painful but has no whitehead - what should I do?

I have a pimple under my nose that is pussy and painful but has no whitehead - what should I do?

Start with: Warm compresses. It that doesn't help it mature into a "whitehead"/pustule and drain, set up an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Sit upright
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Pinch nose
15 Min, Once for 1 day
Use a nasal decongestant
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How do you get rid of blackheads and whiteheads on your nose?

Blacheads&whiteheads: Gentle steam ove rhte face helps. Gentle facial peels also help to some extent. See a dermatologist if really bad. ...Read more

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I have whiteheads on my nose and my forehead there real prominent. How do I get rid if them ?

I have whiteheads on my nose and my forehead there real prominent. How do I get rid if them ?

Acne treatment: There is no one treatment for whiteheads or acne. You need to keep the skin clean and healthy. Sometime you need to have extractions. Most programs add an antibiotic. Find a physician that specializes in acne sometimes it is a trial and error system to find the correct combination of therapies. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Elevate the head
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Apply pressure to the bleeding area
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Use a cool mist humidifier daily in winter for prevention
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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

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