How can I get rid of acne and pimples?

Scientific Rx. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx.

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How can I get rid of acne or pimples on my chin and dark skin at chin that is because of acne scars?

See a dermatologist. You will improve with prescription adapalene or tretinoin gel or cream. You need to be evaluated and properly instructed in the use of therapeutic agents. Your menstrual pattern and any birth control are factors. You may also benefit from oral spironolactone. The topicals may be irritating at first and they require 2 to 3 months to show effects. Read more...

I want to know how can I get rid of pimples (acne). I have an oily skin and the acne just keep occurring on my face since last two years.

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...

What's an easy way to get rid of acne and pimples but also keep them away?

Skin hygiene. Acne can occur anywhere there are sebaceous glands (oil glands) in the skin. Web md is a great resource to learn more about acne. Skin hygiene with soap and water followed by benzol peroxide or 2% salicylic acid products are over the counter options. An evaluation by a dermatologist can help develop a long term plan. Resistant acne can also be treated with antibiotics and some laser therapy. Read more...

How to get rid of acne and pimples and get clear and smooth skin with creams that are available in India for 28 yrs female with normal to oily skin...

Depends. Are you pregnant or nursing? Using any meds? Birth control? Normal menses? Type and distribution of acne? There are several meds available to you. The best med or combination can be determined by the answers to these questions. Read more...

How can I get rid of acne and whitehead marks on my face?

Improve not remove. Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. Read more...

How to get rid of acne/pimples fast!?

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...
Pimple Info. Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure.The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). The body increases blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. It usually takes more than overnight. Read more...