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What is the best way to get rid of pimples that can't be popped?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples that can't be popped?

Steroid injections: Deep cystic acne can be treated with steroid injections. If there are many and recurrent, you may need antibiotics (oral & topicals), accutane, laser treatments combined with ala or a pixel resurfacing laser. ...Read more

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 is the best way to get rid of a blackhead if I can't squeeze?

Get a friend: If you can't reach it, get a friend to help. It's very easy and safe to squeeze it out. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of warts and not hurt alot?

What is the best way to get rid of warts and not hurt alot?

See a Podiatrist: There are many methods for treating warts, most do not involve pain. See a podiatrist to treat them on your feet. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a pimple on your cheek?

What is the best way to get rid of a pimple on your cheek?

Pimple: Clean you skin with a good cleansing soap and use benzoyl peroxide 10% over the counter. You can find coverup to put on the blemish at the counter of your local department store. You have to match your skin tone. A sales rep can help you find the right shade. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimple scars?

What is the best way to get rid of pimple scars?

A little bit of work: Facial scars from acne can be addressed with office based cosmetic procedures. ...Read more

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I have a blemish in my nose that is forming a pimple. So what is the fastest way to get rid of it?

I have a blemish in my nose that is forming a pimple. So what is the fastest way to get rid of it?

Warm pack: A warm moist pack such as a warm moist towel applied to the nasal area can help open the pimple without traumatizing your nose. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of my eczema?

What is the best way to get rid of my eczema?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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What is the best way to quickly get rid of pimples?

What is the best way to quickly get rid of pimples?

There is no best way: Often times consumers are sold on 'secret' treatments for acne. This is because acne is a difficult problem without a best way to treat all cases. Start with standard otc treatment: salacylic acid wash, benzoyl peroxide and a good moisturizer and if this is not effective make a visit with your primary physician to discuss prescription therapy. ...Read more

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I have shingles what is the fastest way to get rid of it?

I have shingles what is the fastest way to get rid of it?

Rx: There is a medication called Valtrex (valacyclovir) that can be used. Also for the pain can use gabapentin. It will still take some time to heal. Get the pain treated if it gets bad, sometimes that can be the worst part. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of razor bumps?

What is the best way to get rid of razor bumps?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. > ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimples?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples?

Rx: This is the 21st century and you shouldn't have to be troubled by these annoying lesions -- being a teen is difficult enough. I start with topical Clindamycin plus either benzoyl peroxide (over-the-counter) or a retinoic acid derivative (if there's lots of blackheads); a systemic antibiotic as appropriate is helpful if this fails and dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cyst on my armpit?

What is the best way to get rid of a cyst on my armpit?

Depends: If this is truly a cyst then sometimes surgically removing it is the best option. Injecting it with steroids can also help things like this to resolve. And if this is possibly infected then antibiotics may be necessary. Having this evaluated in person will be the safest option if it is bothering you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of acne when you are a teen?

What is the best way to get rid of acne when you are a teen?

See your doctor: See your doctor or dermatologists for best results there are so many drugs available to help you. ...Read more

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What is the easiest way to get rid of my spot (pimple) scars?

What is the easiest way to get rid of my spot (pimple) scars?

Laser best for scars: The current standard of care for the treatment of acne scarring is laser resurfacing. Like any other condition, there are exceptions. Your best bet is to have a consultation with a plastic surgeon or dermatologist to determine what is the best option for your specific case. ...Read more

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I have facial folliculitis, what is the best way to get rid of the scarring?

I have facial folliculitis, what is the best way to get rid of the scarring?

Pigment vs scars: It depends on the nature of the scars. Hyperpigmentation scars may benefit from peels and bleaching agents whereas raised scars or irregularities may respond more to resurfacing procedures. Ongoing folliculitis may respond to salicylic acid to minimize future scarring. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of blackheads?

What is the best way to get rid of blackheads?

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, et. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get rid of tiny pimples on your forehead?

What is a good way to get rid of tiny pimples on your forehead?

Sweating: Sweating level exercise keeps skin pores clean. Vit a supplement, facial hyzine. Avoiding caffine, nicotine, chocolate, fried food, indoor cotaminants.....Pets. ...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