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What should I do to get rid of acne marks?

What should I do to get rid of acne marks?

Acne: You can use hydroquinone but if you are not on medication to treat stop acne it will not help and you will keep getting scars. ...Read more

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 should I do to get rid of acne/blemishes?

What should I do to get rid of acne/blemishes?

Scientific Rx: Your physician can treat you effectively. All acne is manageable today if you're allowed to get treatment for it and you're not subject to the whims of someone who thinks it's lifestyle-related or that "natural is better." before getting seen, try benzoyl peroxide topically. Acne on your trunk usually requires systemic rx. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of acne scars?

What should I do to get rid of acne scars?

See plastic surgeon!: No scar removal techniques (that work) exist. Only dermabrasion, chemical peels, or laser resurfacing techniques can successfully improve acne scarring, and none of these options can completely "eliminate" scars. Depending on the location and severity of the scars, they can often be made much better, however. Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of my acne?

What should I do to get rid of my acne?

Acne: Acne can be treated by prescription topical medications such as epiduo, acanya, ziana, and others. Oral prescription antibiotics such as solodyn (minocycline) or Monodox are also helpful. See your local dermatologist for help with treatment of your acne. ...Read more

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I have acne on my face, what should I do to get rid if the acne, are there any products that actually work that I should try (i.E proactive?

I have acne on my face, what should I do to get rid if the acne, are there any products that actually work that I should try (i.E proactive?

Good general care: Washing face with mild soap and water three times a day, avoiding exposure to harsh temperatures, avoiding chocolate etc in some individuals will help. There are medications and/or lasers available but you have to consult dermatologist. Proactive may not help every one. ...Read more

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I suffered from acne years ago and now its less than before but it left some red scars. What should I do to get rid of them and acne my skin is oily..?

I suffered from acne years ago and now its less than before but it left some red scars. What should I do to get rid of them and acne my skin is oily..?

Blue laser : Find a dermatologist who performs blue laser treatments. Very effective in acne control and treatment. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit ww.Drgrossman.Com. ...Read more

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What should I do if nothing is getting rid of my acne?

What should I do if nothing is getting rid of my acne?

See dermatologist.: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. 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). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne?

What can I do to get rid of acne?

Many options: Acne is not a disease but a response to hormaones of the pilosebaceous apparatus. It has many expressions from the mildest comedones to the most severe cystic acne. Treatment depends on the age of the patient and the severity of the acne. Some mild acne needs only topical agents and the more severe acne may require signifigant oral medications, hormonal therapy or lasers. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne fast?

Scientific Rx: If two weeks on topical benzoyl peroxide has failed, get with your personal physician. A topical retinoic acid derivative or topical Clindamycin may be sufficient for acne on the face; a systemic antibiotic is usually required for trunk acne. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that can be managed. Use home / folk / pop remedies only as an adjunct. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne quickly?

What do I do to get rid of acne quickly?

Depends Upon Extent: For limited and localized acne, topical therapy would be indicated using benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid preparations. If large surface areas are involved including the face, chest, and back with large inflammatory painful lesions, then systemic antibiotics would be more practical. These may be prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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How can I do to get rid of acne naturally?

How can I do to get rid of acne naturally?

You can't: Please forgive my frankness. Smearing your face with "magic" honey or squeezing lemon juice on your pimples are unworthy of an adult in the 21st century. The stuff that works best -- antibiotics and vitamin a analogues -- are gifts from mother nature. Don't deprive you or someone who trust you of effective treatment because of a "natural is better" superstition. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne in a week?

What can I do to get rid of acne in a week?

Acne gone quick?: The answer to your question is 'not much.' acne reflects a chronic progessive skin condition which most doctors will tell you takes at least 4-6 weeks to respond to any of the standard treatments. To improve your cosmetic appearance only more quickly you will have to use acne blemish cover up creams, but these do not heal the problem. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne on my back?

What can I do to get rid of acne on my back?

BACK ACNE: Men and boys usually get "bacne" more often than girls and women. Stop eating nuts & peanut butter; stop chocolate; and cut down on dairy products. Use a wash like neutrogena acne wash twice daily; apply an acne cream or lotion like clearasil; and if it doesn't seem to help after a month or two, see a dermatologist. And be patient. Best luck! ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne fast and cheap?

What do I do to get rid of acne fast and cheap?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin, the only pricey rx on this list. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne over the summer?

What do I do to get rid of acne over the summer?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne in 2 or 3 days?

What can I do to get rid of acne in 2 or 3 days?

See doctor: You can get physician grade products topical to treat. Benzoyl peroxide works, proactiv is good, you need moisturizer, exfoliator, and sunscreen and a good facial cleanser. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne after a mystic tan?

What do I do to get rid of acne after a mystic tan?

Minocycline: Is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic, a long-acting one used mainly to treat acne. Consult a dermatologist for treatment options. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne naturally + quickly?

What do I do to get rid of acne naturally + quickly?

Evidence-based Rx: Benzoyl peroxide, the antibiotics, and the vitamin a analogues that actually work are all derived from nature's bounty. Especially if you're responsible for a young person's physical and emotional health, please don't waste time on "home remedies." if you're the patient and you want to experiment, try vinegar or tea tree oil. They may help some. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne, or reduce it, in one night?

Can't be done: This is like asking to heal a fractured humerus overnight. I appreciate your desire to be free of this trouble, complex and serious illness. It's possible to manage all acne nowadays, and you owe it to yourself to have your physician care for you rather than try magic at home. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne using stuff around the house?

Get real Rx: Natural remedies don't work. Acne is nobody's fault. If someone for whom you are responsible has acne, you have a duty to get that person treated by a scientific physician. Failure to do so is likely to become a cause for lifelong resentment. Do the right thing. ...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