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Why does my skin breakout after I use an astringent?

Why does my skin breakout after I use an astringent?

May be harsh: The astringent you are using may be harsh on your skin. See your dermatologist to design a treatment regimen. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat dry skin and to clear breakouts?

What can I use to treat dry skin and to clear breakouts?

Moisturisers/steroid: Use moisturisers after bathing daily and mild to medium potency corticosteroid cream or ointment during flare ups. ...Read more

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What can I eat to stop breakouts on my face I tried every can you please? Is there anything I can use for dry skin to?

What can I eat to stop breakouts on my face I tried every can you please? Is there anything I can use for dry skin to?

Acne: See a dermatologist for treatment for acne. It is much less expensive to treat acne and prevent acne scarring than it is to try to fix acne scarring later. It could be as simple as changing your current skin care routine. ...Read more

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Dear doc, everytime I try to use nivea soft I have a breakout, I have oily combination skin, could it be causing the cause?

Dear doc, everytime I try to use nivea soft I have a breakout, I have oily combination skin, could it be causing the cause?

Possibily: From what you are saying the application of Nivea seems to be too occlusive for your skin causing an Acne breakout. There are other light, non-comedogenic products such as Cetaphil $ CeraVe ...Read more

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What can I use to prevent skin breakouts, I wake up with a new pimple everyday and they leave scars?

Ro-accutane: Hi,
The best treatment is Ro-accutane. It is a permanent solution, but you need an assessment, advice and script from the doctor first. ...Read more

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2 months off dairy skin has improved significantly. I suspect dairy allergy. Few breakouts. What can I use to even out skin tone and reduce blemishes?

2 months off dairy skin has improved significantly. I suspect dairy allergy. Few breakouts. What can I use to even out skin tone and reduce blemishes?

Skin care: Consider the use if a retinoic, salicylic or glycolic facial wash, microdermabrasion or hydrafacial, blue light, and possibly antibiotics. Consult a specialist with access to multiple modalities. Asc-psd. Com ...Read more

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What products CANT I use on my face? Or what am I doing that's causing acne? I have VERY acne prone skin&breakout for anything that crosses my face.

What products CANT I use on my face? Or what am I doing that's causing acne? I have VERY acne prone skin&breakout for anything that crosses my face.

STUBBORN ACNE: WHAT YOU ARE PROBABLY DOING TO CAUSE YOUR ACNE IS YOUR DIET.
WHY DON'T YOU TRY MY DIET FOR A MONTH:
NO NUTS OR PEANUT BUTTER
NO CHOCOLATE AT ALL
CUT OUT ALL SUGARY DRINKS
CUT WAY DOWN ON DAIRY PRODUCTS.
THEN SEND ME A THNK-YOU NOTE.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more

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How to prevent acne? I get breakouts when I'm in the sun. And I can't use benzoyl peroxide as it irritates my skin. Please help

How to prevent acne? I get breakouts when I'm in the sun. And I can't use benzoyl peroxide as it irritates my skin. Please help

Ideas: If you cannot tolerate benzoyl peroxide, your physician will probably offer you topical clindamycin. This is likely to give you a good result. If you can use the oral contraceptive pill, it may clear you. Your physician has other remedies as well. Talk with him/her also about a good sunscreen. ...Read more

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Is it good to use vitamin E oil (1 time on face) for mild acne-prone skin? Does it clog pores and can breakout more? (m using it 4 light redness)

Is it good to use vitamin E oil (1 time on face) for mild acne-prone skin? Does it clog pores and can breakout more? (m using it 4 light redness)

Yes, BUT: It will not be of any benefit unless you wish to oil your face. The masturbation is not relevant. If you wish for less acne a dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can try using tiny amounts of benzoyl peroxide gel. Look for the lowest %. 5% or lower. ...Read more

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Why does my skin breakout more in the summer?

Acne: Heat, sweating, excess oil production, hormone changes are all possible causes of breaking out more in the summer. You could try otc acne med or cleansers. You could also consider showering with soap after exercise. There are many available treatment for the outbreaks. ...Read more

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Why does my skin breakout during the winter but not during the summer?

Why does my skin breakout during the winter but not during the summer?

Eczema: You may have eczema which is sometimes called "the winter itch". ...Read more

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Why does my skin breakout if I drink orange juice?

Why does my skin breakout if I drink orange juice?

Acne and Diet: Researchers say foods that spike blood sugar can also increase hormones. The hormones can stimulate oil production, which in turn, can trigger acne. If I drink orange or grapefruit juice, I also develop acne. ...Read more

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Why does my skin breakout with a fungal rash every time it is sealed off and cannot breathe I e with Saran wrap?

Why does my skin breakout with a fungal rash every time it is sealed off and cannot breathe I e with Saran wrap?

?: Why are you occluding your skin with Saran wrap? However, fungus likes a moist, warm and often darker area to grow. If you seel off the skin, moisture and warmth increase and thus fungus can have a better environment to grow - thus why diaper rashes are often fungal - the area is moist, warm and dark. ...Read more

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How do I keep my skin clear and have nomore breakouts?

How do I keep my skin clear and have nomore breakouts?

Not an easy answer: Need to see a dermatologist, try to identify what may cause your breakouts and avoid those triggers. Always ask your doctor or pharmacist prior to starting any medications. ...Read more

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Why does stress cause my skin to breakout?

Stress and Acne: Stress can also produce more hormones by stimulating the adrenal glands. In fact, hormonal problems are usually the culprit when it comes to people who have severe cystic acne. The adrenal glands produce cortisol, which can cause the sebaceous glands to produce more sebum. As a result, the skin can become oily. The oil can mix with dead skin cells and bad bacteria can be trapped causing acne. ...Read more

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How can I avoid skin breakouts during drug detox?

Acne medications: Acne flare-ups during drug detox or other times of life can be treated with routine acne medications. This includes over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide creams or gels. A doctor can also prescribe antibiotic gels such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) t gel and/or retinoids such as differin gel. Detox is a stressful time, so one should be sure not to over-scrub, over-wash, or otherwise irritate his or her skin. ...Read more

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For what reason does my skin continue to breakout?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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I turned 19 today and since 1 month my skin is full of breakout on cheeks I tried adalpalene gel but no result...help me?

Options for acne: Consider seeing a dermatologist if it gets worse. When being treated for acne, it's important to be patient & during initial stage of treatment, acne may seem to be worse before it gets better. Other options include vitamin A derivative topical meds, short course of oral antibiotics, & systemic vitamin A derivative (reserved for the most severe case). Besides meds, keep skin clean & avoid makeup ...Read more

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I work around deep fryers and my skin is getting really oily and breaking out, what can I do to make my face not breakout?

Shield & care wash: Shield you face/skin from both the heat and oils. While the details are complex & only partially understood, acne increases in teens, any time skin oil secretions?, do no readily drain & the sebaceous glands get infected. Increased heat (sweat & skin oil secretion), embarrassment & oils on skin promote problems. Wash frequently & carefully, warm to open pores & remove oils. Use care & experiment. ...Read more

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Started on ginette pill for my skin, its 1st month, however I have more breakouts now than I had before, should I continue using it? I am a 34yr female

Started on ginette pill for my skin, its 1st month, however I have more breakouts now than I had before, should I continue using it? I am a 34yr female

Ginette/skin pblms?: Many women on low dose bcps do not take them at the same time every evening. The dose is low in estrogen, so in some cases, the estrogen is gone by the time the next pill is taken, causing estrogen withdrawal, which could activate skin problems. Take the active pills within the hour taken the previous day, and in the evening, so you don't run out during sleep time. ...Read more

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How do you make skin smooth and avoid breakouts?

How do you make skin smooth and avoid breakouts?

Retina: Retina differin, (adapalene) epidou, Atralin are retinoids or vitamin acid creams which can clear blackheads and prevent further breakouts. Topical antibiotics can be used in combination. ...Read more

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What suggestions can you give to keep your skin clear of breakouts for a while?

What suggestions can you give to keep your skin clear of breakouts for a while?

Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment:

clogged pores:
tretinoin (retin a), Adapalene (differin), tazorac

inflammatory lesions (red bumps, pustules):
topical clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, sulfur/sulfacetamide

cysts:
oral doxycyline, minocycline, tetracycline, accutane. ...Read more

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Always had clear skin then all of a sudden broke out not bad but would like for it to clear up. Breakout just on my cheeks?

Always had clear skin then all of a sudden broke out not bad but would like for it to clear up. Breakout just on my cheeks?

Acne: It sounds like an acne flare but could be a contact rash for something placed on the face. You can try OTC Benzoyl peroxide gel at nite. If it is red and irritated, add
OTC 1% hydrocortisone 3x/d. If not better, would see a dermatologist on referral to assess further for other med options. ...Read more

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I'm 16, my skin tends to get patchy and has breakouts, is this because im in my teenage years, will my skin improve and calm down in future?

I'm 16, my skin tends to get patchy and has breakouts, is this because im in my teenage years, will my skin improve and calm down in future?

Will calm down: Yes, your skin will get better than what you go through in your teen and early adult years. However, you don't need to live this way. Many primary care doctors and certainly any dermatologist can help you get your current problems under control. Also, starting a good skin routine at your age can produce lifelong positive results. ...Read more