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Will My Acne Ever Get Better If I Start Washing Face With Soap Like Mom Says
It helps: Acne is a common event in teens and some older patients.Accumulation of body oils,grime and germs aggravate the condition. Overgrowth of skin cells that block the oil glands can be reduced by regular skin wash, often made more effective by acne face wash.Washing your face is unlikely to "cure" acne,not doing so can make it worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just got an answer saying no exfoliation on accutane, well then what can I wash and moisturize my face with? Can I use rich moisturizers?
I have mild acne & i'm planning to discontinue all products even face wash? Just wanna wash my face with water only water... Is it good habit to do?
My dermatologist told me to use dove soap for sensitive skin, so is it ok to wash my face with it or should i just wash my body with it?
Yes you can wash : both face and bodyGet a more detailed answer ›
All face washes make me break out, even cetaphil. When i used to just rinse my face w water i never broke out. For some ppl is not washing face better?
I have mild acne oily skin & i want 2 know that how should I take care of my face at night time? Should i moisturize after washing or only wash face?
Skin care routine: You need a good skin care routine to diminish sebaceous gland activity and acne disease as well as exfoliate. Too much benzoyl peroxide is not good either and may dry out the skin. Use a mild facial wash such as cetaphil followed by a non-comedogenic moisturizer such as eucerin daily facial with spf as well as a possible topical retinoid and periodic exfoliation. See md rx accutane/antibiotics. ...Read more
I got the worst rash on my face after using a Grapefruit scrub from Neutrogena. I been using nothing but water to wash my face. But it doesn't go away?
Eval: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
I had a lof of acne on my face and back.Dr checked my pcod and he said you should use estrogen peels for 12 month.Do you think it work and never back?
See someone else: Acne is serious business especially now that you're almost a grown woman. Anyone who promises that a year of acne treatment will give a permanent remission doesn't know acne. There is no telling when it will remit, and even a rough course of Isotretinoin can be followed by recurrence after a few years. Disease on the trunk requires both topical and systemic rx at least for some time. ...Read more
Shampoo is : Usually a bit too drying for the face, but washing the face is good! if you dry the face too much and deprive the skin of natural oils it will overcompensate by making more oil so in theory could possibly make acne worse, but i doubt it. Try to stick with acne washes for your face! ...Read more
Acne started to appear on my back I workout but right when I' m done I shower with body wash made for acne any tips/recommendations?
I just had co2 laser treatment. They gave me a moisturizer to put on, after washing my face, but it hurts when washing my face, what do I do?
Pain after laser: Consider changing your cleanser to cetaphil but always try new products on a small spot before using it on your entire treated areas. ...Read more
M 18 yr old and have mild acne. Many people get acne in this age. Is it normal & can I just clean my face only with water or should I use cleanser?
A few 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's summertime in India and once again my skin is getting oily. I wash my face twice or thrice everyday.What else should i do to make my skin better?
I started using fabric softer and it is giving me eczema flare ups on my face. How many times do I have to wash my sheets to get the softener out?
Probably twice.: Many folks are allergic to--or at least sensitive to--fabric softeners. My sense is a couple of washes (maybe double rinse each one) in a very mild detergent should do the trick. ...Read more
Can I use papaya soap to wash my face then use my retin a (tretinoin) after? Or it will just make my skin worst?
I get underground pimples constantly. I got prescribed tetracycline from my doctor and wash my face every day but still can't seem to get ride of them.?
Humph: What are you waging your face with? Don't scrub! wash with an acne wash like neutrogena for acne then at night start using benzoyl peroxide . Start on for 2 hrs and work up to leaving it on all night. Use a retinol in the am. Moisturize! use noncomedogenic makeup. Maybe change antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been breaking out with acne, I have tried a wash for my face,, hot water applied
to acne, ice. What should I do.
I went and got fragrance free Cerave Baby wash and shampoo and free and clear but Cerave has warnings on it. Please tell me what you recommend?
Products: I personally recommend using things that have no sulfur in it or are paraben free. Products that contain these have been known to cause cancer cause more allergic reactions and prevent wound healing. Anything stick to organic-based lotions and creams especially if applied to the face. ...Read more
I have shingles do I have to put lotion cream on my face after a shower because I don't.I had shingles know for 1 week and 2 days when I take a shower I don't put lotion cream on my face is it necessary to put lotion can I use pond cream or just stay the
Shingles rash: Shingles can be very painful and the rash can be quite blistery and raw. It is therefore advisable to take care of this damaged and inflammed skin. If it's been 9 days already, hopefully things are getting better. The point is to be careful to protect the skin so no further damage occurs and to prevent secondary bacterial infection (if the skin is already broken up and damaged). See MD if in doubt ...Read more
I wash my face with soap it clears, but in a half an hour again my face looks oily. How to control pimples and oil?
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