Any effective soap for back acne?

Oxy 5. Benzoyl peroxide wah will help for pustular back acne. Resistant cases may require prescription creams and possible oral antibiotics.

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I seem to have back acne for some time. Could I please get some helpful fast effective tips on it. Also does taking hot showers further worsen it?

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'.

Are there some effective ways to clear up back acne scaring (pretty severe)?

Dermatology consult. I'm really sorry you weren't treated properly when you should have been. You can't do anything by yourself. A dermatologist can use microsurgery, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, or fillers to make it less obvious. Or you may choose to keep it -- several hollywood leading men kept theirs for the "tough guy" look.

Used cace medicines, soaps, gels but still the pimples reappear at the same position as before even after completing the acne course! Help!?

Get real treatment. This is the 21st century and stuff that actually works is available by prescription and cost almost nothing. I start with topical Clindamycin adding a retinoic acid derivative if there's a lot of blackheads. If this doesn't clear it, or its extensive, deep, or on the trunk, find the right systemic antibiotic. The oral contraceptive pill can cure a woman's acne and dermatologists have the big guns.

I have suffering from acne and pimples on my face and shoulders for 4 years. Which cream, facewash and soap should I use? Which medicines?

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'.

I've noticed a few small pimples or acne in my inner thigh groin region (on both sides) what can I use to treat the pimples? I wash with soap everyday

Ingrown or infected. Hair follicles between the thighs are more likely related to friction between the thighs or excess moisture from sweating, etc., or from shaving too close rather than hormones, which are responsible for facial acne. Cleansing the area with antibacterial soap at least twice daily followed by powder to absorb moisture usually helps, but if not, see MD for Rx.
Benzoyl Peroxide. I would suggest you try washing the groin/buttocks area with a benzoyl peroxide containing soap. Make sure to wash the soap residue off completely before you get out of the shower and use white towel because the medicine will bleach your towels. If it is not better after a couple weeks, then see your PCP or a Dermatologist.

Docs can you explain what is a best soap, facial scrub and toner to use for pimples (acne) and skin whitening?

Acne scrubs. I like the vi products spf 55 sun block retin a with vit c to exfoliate and antioxidants daily glycolic wash for exfoliating and clensing hydroquinone 2% for no longer that 12 weeks for whitening.

What is the best soap for me. I've oily skin, pimples, redspot & darkspot on my face. What soap? Is it cetaphil, acne soap, kojic or oatmeal soap?

You can always try. Cetaphil oil control soap, if that doesn't work try a brand called "boots" this can be found at target. If that doesn't work contact me again and I will recommend stronger washes :].

How do I cure back acne?

OTCs help some. The best you can do with over the counter products is a cleanser with 3% salicylic acid or 10% benzoyl peroxide. Of find both and alternate days. Acne is difficult to treat...Get help from a doc with experience and be patient. You may need a lot more than cleansers to fix acne. Combination treatments including bcp, antibiotics, diet, etc may all be required. Severe cases need more. Good luck!
Avoid Heat & Sweat. The best way to improve the situation is to avoid situations where the skin on the back is exposed to excessive heat and perspiration. Rinsing of the skin with cool water and avoidance of tight-fitting shirts also help. The use of an ultrasonic brush.

How can I treat back acne?

Acne is Acne. Treating back acne is no different than treating acne on any other part of your body. The difficulty with back acne is being able to apply the topical medication to the entire affected area. Because most people have a hard time reaching their backs, many doctors are more likely to start a patient on an oral medication to treat back acne in order to get results.
Same as. Acne everywhere else. Helpful options include salicylic washes, blue light therapy, oral or topical antibiotics - to start. Best to see a dermatologist about this.