I have really bad acne and blackheads all over chest, back and face. I also have big pores how do I get rid of them?

See a dermatologist. There are now in many different creams and pills available to treat acne that is either mild or severe. They suggest you see a dermatologist to see which is best for you. Remember that any treatment takes several weeks to take effect.

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Really bad acne and blackheads all over chest, back and face. I have big pores how do I get rid of them?

Serious Rx needed. Acne on the trunk won't respond well to anything you can do on your own. Start using topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated and get with your personal physician now. If a course of a systemic antibiotic does not clear you, the next offer may be Isotretinoin from a dermatologist; it's not for the faint-hearted but i'd urge you to try it if it's suitable. Read more...

I'm desperate and embarrassed by the acne on my back, chest, face, thighs and butt. How do I get rid of it?

Medication. Long term care for wide spread acne includes salicylic acid wash, prescription topicals, and a physician following your situation. Presently it sounds out of control and you may benefit from laser skin care as well as oral medication. Consider your acne a medical condition which it is and take it seriously. Although it is miserable to have it, acne is treatable. Read more...

I have lots of acne scars and spots over my face, chest, and back. They are dark because of my skin tone and hyperpigmention. How do I get rid of them?

Multiple options. You've got multiple options for treating your acne scars, even with your darker complexion. For example, microneedling is a safe and effective option that can be used on all skin types. Other options include chemical peels and laser treatments. The 'tincture of time' can also be effective as these scars will lighten up over time even if you do nothing at all. Skin lightening creams can also help. Read more...

I have some acne spread around my body on my back, chest and face I have it mild. I need help to get rid of it. What to do?

Need to get seen. Acne on the trunk won't respond well to topical treatments alone. Your physician may try topical benzoyl peroxide plus oral tetracycline, or (if you're a she) the oral contraceptive pill may clear you, or any of a number of other regimens may work. Acne's always manageable, and eventually self-cures. Read more...

I'm a 17y/o boy with a lot of acne all over my face and chest including shoulders and back. How to get rid of it at least partiallly?

A dermatologist is. the best type of doc to see for acne. He/she will help you w/an exam, medicine, and hopefully education on the best type of diet. We all go through it and it's no fun. Keep yourself clean and be good to yourself and others. That's so much more important than complexion yet I respect the fact that this bothers you now. Peace and good health. Read more...

What do I do to get rid of acne on my face back and chest?

Systemic Rx. Usually acne on the trunk will require a systemic medication in addition to perhaps a topical agent. Tetracycline 500 2x/day may do the trick. If it's really severe, a dermatologist visit is in order. Read more...

I have acne on my back, chest, upper arms & my face. And I don't know how to get rid of them.

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...