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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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What is the best acne product for a teenage guy?

What is the best acne product for a teenage guy?

Gels or creams: 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 might use oral accutane. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter treatment for old acne scars?

What is the best over-the-counter treatment for old acne scars?

Nothing will work: I'm really sorry your acne was neglected and you had scarring. If you still have active disease, get it managed by a competent physician. Unlike in the past, you're now basically an adult and can pick up the telephone and schedule an appointment. Until you get seen, use benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. Your scars can be managed with filler, laser, or microsurgery if you wish. ...Read more

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What is the best acne product for female teenagers?

What is the best acne product for female teenagers?

Use EVERY day: The best product is one that you use every day. Be patient. If you start today, you're preventing pimples 2 months from now. Good products contain either salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide. You can find more info at: http://kidshealth.Org/teen/your_body/skin_stuff/acne.Html#. ...Read more

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What is the best cream for pimples and blackheads?

What is the best cream for pimples and blackheads?

Epiduo: Epiduo (adapalene and benzoyl peroxide) gel 0.1%/2.5% is the only antibiotic-free, topical acne treatment that combines two hardworking medicines, Adapalene and benzoyl peroxide, to help clear up the breakouts you have now and help prevent future pimples from forming. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to get rid of acne as a young teen?

What is the best treatment to get rid of acne as a young teen?

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

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What is the best ointment or cream for adult acne?

What is the best ointment or cream for adult acne?

Rosacea: If what you have is rosacea, there are no great over the counter treatments. One can try benzoyl peroxide, water based. ... ...Read more

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What is the best cure for acne or pimple?

What is the best cure for acne or pimple?

See a dermatologist: There are many options for treating acne and you should see a dermatologist to discuss them in detail. Some of your options are cleansers, benzoyl peroxide, antibiotics, retinoid creams, chemical peels, isotretinoin, birth control pills to regulate hormones, led light treatment, and laser treatment. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best product for acne and acne scars or what is the best natural remedy?

Help please? What is the best product for acne and acne scars or what is the best natural remedy?

Acne products: I recommend dhc oil cleanser (amazing product for all skin types) and queen esther firming serum and awaken younger cream. These latter are excellent moisturizers with hydrolonic acid that doesn't irritate, but work thoroughly. Proper use of salicylic acid (white heads), benzoyl peroxide (blackheads), topical and/or oral antibiotics (pustular), and retinoids (retin-a or tretinoin) for control. ...Read more

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What is a good remedy for acne rosacea?

What is a good remedy for acne rosacea?

No single solution: There is no single solution and this may require a combination of skin care, medications (oral and topical), dietary restrictions and more. Seek the advice of a dermatologist for a comprehensive examination. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for acne and acne scars?

What is the best thing for acne and acne scars?

A comprehensive: Evaluation by a good dermatologist! that way you can select from a variety of treatments. ...Read more

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What is the best contraceptive for a teenager?

What is the best contraceptive for a teenager?

Depends on her: There is no one contraceptive that works best at any age. All birth control options except sterilization are reasonable for teens: condoms, diaphragm, pills, depo, implanon, iuds. It depends what she is willing to do. Some teens feel it is very hard to use the pill since it has to be taken every day. Depo (3 months), Implanon (3 years) and iuds (5 and 10 years) require less compliance. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for acnes, spots and pimples?

What is a good treatment for acnes, spots and pimples?

Pangea organics: I recommend the discovery kit for oily skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://bit.ly/146axow. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a facial melanoma problem?

What is the best remedy for a facial melanoma problem?

Surgery: The primary treatment of almost all melanomas is surgery, regardless of location. ...Read more

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What is a good remedie for acne scars on face?

What is a good remedie for acne scars on face?

Laser is an option: Laser can reduce the scarring of acne. It may take several treatments however. Also, darker skinned individuals are at higher risks for the side effects of laser such as pigmentation changes. ...Read more

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What is a good product to use for pimples?

What is a good product to use for pimples?

Benzoyl Peroxide: In addition to eating a healthy diet, with little or no sugary foods, no dairy and lots of vegetables, benzoyl peroxide is probably the best otc product for most acne. Use a thin layer twice daily to the affected areas and moisturize if too drying. If too irritating, topical sal acid preparations can help, as can tea tree oil. After that, though, i'd see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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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