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How to make my inner labia pimple come to a head faster?

How to make my inner labia pimple come to a head faster?

Warm compresses: Often help draw out infection and contents of pimples...but, are you sure it is a pimple? It could be a blocked gland or a bartholin's cyst. These are better dealt with by your GYN. Whatever you do, don't squeeze it! Good luck! ...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 can I do to treat black marks on face after pimples. Every time a pimple come, it leaves black marks which will months to lighten and go away.

What can I do to treat black marks on face after pimples. Every time a pimple come, it leaves black marks which will months to lighten and go away.

Hyperpigmentation.: You are describing a common phenomenon which is hyperpigmentation (darkening) after inflammation (pimple). This can take weeks to months to fade. It is important to protect it from sunlight by using an spf30 or higher daily. You may want to see a dermatologist for actual lightening agents as well. With time, this will fade without treatment, assuming no new inflammation occurs at the site. ...Read more

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I have a red pimple at the top of my cheek. No matter what it doesn't come to a head nor dries up. What should I do? And why it happened?

I have a red pimple at the top of my cheek. No matter what it doesn't come to a head nor dries up. What should I do? And why it happened?

Mucocele: This is seen pretty often by dentists. It usually is a blocked salivary gland. If you keep biting it an oral surgeon can remove it and is an easy procedure. ...Read more

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I have a big lump on the top of my head. I squeezed it because I thought it was a pimple and some stuff did come out. What should I do?

I have a big lump on the top of my head. I squeezed it because I thought it was a pimple and some stuff did come out. What should I do?

Lump on head: You may have a sebaceous cyst. Without seeing you in person, this is just a guess. I recommend that you see a plastic surgeon to have it removed completely. Even after removal, these can recur. But to maximize your chances of complete removal and the best possible scar, a plastic surgeon is your best option. ...Read more

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I got a pimple to come to a head but couldn't extract the gunk inside out of it, I put a topcial solution on it and it burned the skin on top of the pimple, and the pimple still remains under the scar?

I got a pimple to come to a head but couldn't extract the gunk inside out of it, I put a topcial solution on it and it burned the skin on top of the pimple, and the pimple still remains under the scar?

Epidermal cyst: Often times true cysts will persist until the entire sac is destroyed or removed. See your dermatologist to evaluate and likely inject with cortisone. ...Read more

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Haveing a lots of pimple on my face?

Haveing a lots of pimple on my face?

Acne: Often, a combination of such products is required to achieve optimal results. A number of benzoyl peroxide and antibiotic combination medications are available, including different dose combinations of benzoyl peroxide and Clindamycin (benzaclin, duac, acanya) and benzoyl peroxide and Erythromycin (benzamycin). Dapsone gel (aczone) and oral antibiotics like solodyn (minocycline) or doryx. ...Read more

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Pimples on face?

Pimples on face?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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Pimples on back of my head?

Pimples on back of my head?

Scalp Folliculitis: Folliculitis is the medical term for the infection and inflammation of the hair follicles. This condition can affect the hair and skin on any part of the body, including the scalp. Scalp folliculitis is characterized by the appearance of small, white or yellowish pustules, that resemble acne. The pustules can be quite itchy and painful at times. ...Read more

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How to cure pimples on face?

How to cure pimples on face?

Acne remedies: There are many possible ways to treat acne correctly. It is a step treatment including:1. Skin hygiene 2. Antibacterials 3. Retinols 4. Photodynamic therapy 5. Laser. 6. Tretinoins in mix and match combinations, and oral contraceptives. If you have severe acne, please see a competent dermatologist before getting scarred. ...Read more

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I usually get pimples on face?

I usually get pimples on face?

Rosacea: At 43, the most common cause of pimples is rosacea. Talk to your doc, there are medications that may help. Antibiotics have been used with success. There are some topicals such as metranidazole and finacea, but have a doc look at you first. ...Read more

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Why pimples are coming in face?

Why pimples are coming in face?

Glands: Pimples are more likely in areas with more sebaceous glands as happens to the case with face. Also skin in different locations has different sensitivity to sex hormones. Pimples are driven by androgens, even in women.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How to removes pimples on face?

How to removes pimples on face?

Pimples: Are an unfortunate part of being a teen-ager. If you are older than that please see a dermatologist. A teen-ager can see one also. Be sure to keep skin clean, avoid make up that is not hypoallergenic and avoid trans fats as found in junk food. Do not use any skin lotion containing alcohol. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Hi! How can I treat face pimples?

Hi! How can I treat face pimples?

Scientific Rx: Glad you're seeking treatment. If a few weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide isn't a great success, your physician may add a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin. If your acne is only on your face, you're less likely to need to move onto a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline 500 mg 2x/day, but perhaps this is in your future. Dermatologists have the big guns. ...Read more

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How to reduce pimples from my face?

How to reduce pimples from my face?

Hygiene: Good hygiene and acne products such as benzoil peroxide. ...Read more

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How can I cure pimples in my face.?

How can I cure pimples in my face.?

Acne: 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. ...Read more

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How to reduce pimples on your face?

How to reduce pimples on your face?

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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I'm getting on face so many pimples?

I'm getting on face so many pimples?

Acne Troubles: Acne is the great esteem crusher of adolescence. You can usually keep it under control with gentle facial cleanser, 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and light facial moisturizer. If these fail, a dermatologist could prescribe antibiotics, topical retinoids, or Accutane as a last resort. If you would like more personalized advice, click the Send Message button at healthtap. Com/saurbornmd ...Read more

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How to reduce pimples marks from face?

How to reduce pimples marks from face?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What should I do for pimples on face?

What should I do for pimples on face?

Scientific Rx: The oral contraceptive pill can end acne in a woman who wants and can take it. Otherwise I start with benzoyl peroxide plus topical clindamycin, adding retinoic acid if there are blackheads and a suitable oral antibiotic if there's not a good result in 4 weeks. Dermatologists have stronger medicines. You have a right to a clear complexion. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple/boil on face?

How to get rid of pimple/boil on face?

TLC: You can gentle soak the area with luke- warm water and gently express the contents but do not manipulate too much. ...Read more

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How can I remove pimples from my face?

How can I remove pimples from my face?

Treatment: See your medspa doctor for microdermabrasion and laser skin care to start the process. In between visits use the washes and products the doctor recommends to stay clear and avoid the acne triggers which include sun, stress, lack of sleep, and hormone unbalance. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimple on my face?

How can I get rid of pimple on my face?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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What should I do for pimples in my face?

What should I do for pimples in my face?

Scientific Rx: Start with benzoyl peroxide and make a physician's appointment. If needed, your physician will probably add a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin, and/or a retinoic acid derivative. This will probably do the trick if it's face-only. There are systemic antibiotics and some stronger meds. This is the 21st century, we're curing most cancers, and we can handle all acne. Good lcuk. ...Read more

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Hello how to remove my pimples on face?

Hello how to remove my pimples on face?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who will add something stronger to this regimen. If it's face-only, probably adding topical Clindamycin or a short course of a systemic tetracycline will do the trick. You can't cure acne but you can keep it under control until it self-cures as you get older. ...Read more

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Is salibet good for pimples in the face?

Is salibet good for pimples in the face?

Different options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...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