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What is the fastest way to get rid of acne?

What is the fastest way to get rid of acne?

Many things: Chemical peels are good, microneedling with prp, ipl or cosmetic laser works, proactive, and physician grade acne creams. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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What is the fastest way to get rid of face acne?

What is the fastest way to get rid of face acne?

Scientific Rx: Start using 10% topical benzoyl peroxide 2x/day or what you can tolerate and make an appointment with your physician to ask about adding a topical or systemic antibiotic. This may clear you in time for the prom. Managing acne is long-term until it self-cures. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does masterbaution cause acne ? What is the best/fastest way to get rid of acne ?

Does masterbaution cause acne ?  What is the best/fastest way to get rid of acne ?

No: Masturbation in no way causes acne. At your age it has a lot to do with hormones and hygiene. Keep your face clean. Benzoyl peroxide face wash is great but can dry your skin out if you don't moisturize enough. If that does not work seek care from your physician for prescription meds. ...Read more

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What's the fastest way to get rid of my acne?

What's the fastest way to get rid of my acne?

See a dermatologist: Acne therapy is individualized. There are various different treatments. Expect 3 months or more for a satisfactory response.Sometimes light and laser treatments yield a faster (temporary) result, but expect to pay. ...Read more

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What's the best and fastest way to naturally get rid of acne marks?

What's the best and fastest way to naturally get rid of acne marks?

No easy fix: You need to manage your acne to prevent new lesions. If you have hesitated to get your acne treated effectively because of a preference for "natural" remedies, the retinoic acid derivatives and antibiotics that are mainstays of management are Mother Nature's gifts. The red spots are healing and cannot be altered. Don't try too hard to bleach the brown spots or it may make a mess. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best and fastest way to get rid of pimples/acne pleaseee!?

What is the best and fastest way to get rid of pimples/acne pleaseee!?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, you're going to need prescription-strength medication from your personal physician. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best and fastest way to get rid of pimples/acne pleaseee!?

No quick fix: Sorry. Acne is a serious, chronic illness unrelated to hygiene or lifestyle and only marginally to diet. Forget all the "pop" wisdom. Until it self-cures, use topical benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid and/or a retinoic acid derivative as tolerated. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your physician. Be prepared to manage this for years or decades. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fastest and safest way to get rid of acne scars?

Laser: You know that you can't do it by yourself. From my reading, laser treatment's worked remarkably well for most folks. Injections, surgery, and dermabrasion are also used. ...Read more

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I have an acne scab that just formed out of a pimple. I didn't pop the pimple it just sort of appeared. What's the fastest way to get rid of it?

I have an acne scab that just formed out of a pimple. I didn't pop the pimple it just sort of appeared. What's the fastest way to get rid of it?

Leave it alone: The best thing is to leave it alone. You may try warm fomentation to hasten the loosening of the scab. Otherwise just wash your face often with soap and water. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of acne very fast?

Is there a way to get rid of acne very fast?

No: Acne is a chronic, incurable disease that eventually remits. If you need to clear yourself before the prom, a physician's prescription for a tetracycline, plus topical Clindamycin and topical benzoyl peroxide (never use just antibiotic) should work within two weeks. Now, even in our era of quick-fixes, you need to manage your acne day-to-day until it remits as you age. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more