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What acne product really gets rid of acne!?

What acne product really gets rid of acne!?

There are many: There are many products that can help with acne. The ones that are non prescription (over the counter) usually contain benzoyl peroxide and sometimes a mild acid like gloycolic acid. Everything else is by prescription. ...Read more

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Whiteheads (Definition)

Whiteheads are mildly reddened, raised skin ...Read more


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Please describe a good product that gets rid of acne for guys?

Please describe a good product that gets rid of acne for guys?

Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasion or prescription skin care. There are many options and you need a regimen tailored to your specific situation and expected results. ...Read more

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Are there any medications(pill type) that helps or gets rid of acne?

Are there any medications(pill type) that helps or gets rid of acne?

Yes: I prefer to start with topicals, but often we need to add oral medications, such as the oral contraceptive pill for women who can take it, and the right macrolide or tetracycline antibiotic. Dermatologists have the big guns such as accutane. Nobody should have to live with bad acne in the 21st century. ...Read more

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What gets rid of acne and blackheads?

What gets rid of acne and blackheads?

Scientific Rx: With many blackheads, i'd start you on a retinoic acid derivative topically along with topical clindamycin. If this isn't fully successful, a systenic antibiotic that's right for you is the next step. Dermatologists have the big guns and can abolish any and all acne. You have a right to be acne-free in the 21st century if that is your wish. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which beauty product gets rid of acne dark spots?

Which beauty product gets rid of acne dark spots?

Hyperpigmentation: Hyperpigmentation can be treated in a number of ways: prescription bleaching creams, chemical peels, photofacial treatments and laser. Most, if not all, are not covered by many insurance plans. See your dermatologist to discuss which might be right for you and the cost. Otc lightening creams do exist. No matter which you choose, sun avoidance is a must to avoid a return of the discoloration. ...Read more

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Which is the best laser method that gets rid of deep acne scarring?

Which is the best laser method that gets rid of deep acne scarring?

Depends: Certainly the type of acne scarring you have would direct one toward a certain type of laser. Non-ablative lasers (that don't remove skin layers) are useful for some types of scarring while ablative lasers (that remove skin layers) are better for thicker scars. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon can help you determine the best laser option for you. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is an effective acne treatment that also gets rid of balckheads?

I'm curious as to what is an effective acne treatment that also gets rid of balckheads?

Retinoic acid: A regimen that contains topical retinoic acid is the best start if there are a lot of blackheads / comedones. Get with your physician about this; an antibiotic may be a supplement to the retinoic acid if the acne is severe enough to require it. All acne is manageable nowadays by evidence-based medicine. ...Read more

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What's a good facewash that gets rid of forehead acne?

Oil free: I really like neutragena oil free acne wash with grapefruit. Wash with this two to three times a day, and avoid lotions in general. Follow up with a good benzoyl peroxide 10% lotions twice per day. ...Read more

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What is the safest treatment to get rid of acne?

What is the safest treatment to get rid of acne?

Quite a few options: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist offers additional help. ...Read more