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What Gets Rid Of Pimples Fast
How do you get rid of acne and acne scars. I also have blackheads on my arms and pimples on my back and neck too. I need a treatment that works fast?
Not recommended: I would not be surprised if it did, but I would not recommend it. If it works it is because it probably just dries out the area due to the ph of the flavoring agents and the Fluoride ion helps to kill bacteria. The potential for particles to clog your pores is too great. There are better treatments for acne that probably cost less than toothpaste. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Improve not remove: Unfortunately there is no way to eliminate scars only improve them. Prevention with good skin care and hygiene and topical and/or oral antibiotics if needed are the best. Once scars are formed, avoiding sun exposure and tobacco use are important to help resolve the scars. ...Read more
Pimples vs acne: There may be a variety of causes at first need to be evaluated prior to recommending a blanket statement. Hormonal or food sensitivities may require medication. Otherwise good skin hygiene with possible use of antibiotics or anti-inflammatory agents as well as topical retinoids may be beneficial. ...Read more
See Dermatologist: 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A small squishy "pimple" like spot on frenulum of penis. Does not pop. What is it? Any treatment to get rid of it? 4 years since I noticed it
A small squishy "pimple" like spot on frenulum of penis. Does not pop. What is it? Any treatment to get rid of it? Around 4 years when I first noticed
Penis pimples: Could be a blocked gland and should resolve on its own but since it is hard to describe bumps accuratly it could be something else especially since it's been there for awhile such as a wart so please get it checked out. ...Read more
I noticed that the clean start face wash gets rid of your pimples but does it also work for acne scars?
Scars are permanent: A wash will not eliminate scars.Get a more detailed answer ›
Red marks: To paraphrase, anyone who tells you they can rid you of acne overnight is selling something. Acne is a problem of months and years. There is no quick fix. There are good treatments to be had at every drugstore starting with benzoyl peroxide creams and mild cleansers. Irritated skin will need makeup: coverup/touchup cream if a perfect complexion is needed instantly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My cheeks are covered with acne, pimples (dents) and I had them for ages, I don't have gp. I just want the best treatment to get rid of them?
Acne: During puberty, there is an increase in sebum production in the skin. Sebum and skin debris clog pores and the blockage results in inflammation. Gently cleaning the surface of the skin and applying acne medications such as benzoyl peroxide or prescription clindamycin help reduce the bacteria and clean up to the top layer of the skin allowing the pimples/comedones to clear over time. ...Read more
I have flat redish marks on my face from pervious pimples. I was wondering how to get rid of these marks without laser treatment or such.
Is there any natural treatment to get rid of a lump on my forehead? I had a pimple on my forehead a few months ago but it turned into a lump that have not gone away. Any suggestions on how to remove it?
I got small holes on a part of my face left over by pimples, how to get rid of them naturally without any laser treatment? Mine is sensitive skin
Hello doctor I am suffering with pus pimples on my scalp, what is the proper treatment for it and how to get rid of the asap?
Antibiotics: You likely have folliculitis, an inflammation of the hair follicles. Minocin (minocycline) or doxycycline, prescription antibiotics, are often helpful but can take several months to be fully effective. You can also ask your doctor for a prescription of topical Clindamycin solution. You can try a tar shampoo like t-gel by neutrogena. Best to see your dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged pores: tretinoin (retin a), Adapalene (differin), tazorac inflammatory lesions (red bumps, pustules): topical clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, sulfur/sulfacetamide cysts: oral doxycyline, minocycline, tetracycline, accutane. ...Read more
No quick fix: I'm going to assume this is common acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. You need to manage the illness until it self-cures. No lifestyle, diet or hygiene measures will do much. I know you're tough and can carry on with this. ...Read more
PRP: Prp with microneedling can have fast action. ...Read more
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