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I have oily dehydrated sensitive skin prone to breakouts. Troubled with whiteheads blackheads pimples. How can I avoid acne and get rid of pimples?

Oily skin. Oily skin accumulate s sebum in skin pores causing blackheads and whiteheads. Keep skin dry Use glycol acid wash or salicylate acid. Apply Retin A (tretinoin) cream at night. Avoid oily solutions on skin. Diet of less fatty acids and carbohydrates Pkentty of water to drink. Consult your Dermatologist. See other responses on HealthTap by other doctors. . Read more...

How do I get rid of acne scars in my forehead and pimples on my chest? I always had clear skin but for the past 4 months I've been getting breakouts

Acne scars. One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options include fractional lasers or subscision. Read more...
Lasers and Subcision. In my hands the best way to get rid of acne scars is with a combination of lasers and a procedure called subcision to release the scar bands. Read more...

How to get rid of white head acne, I am using deriva bpo gel its not working?

Scientific Rx. When benzoyl peroxide fails, as it often does, your physician may add topical Clindamycin and/or a topical retinoic acid derivative. The oral contraceptive pill, if it is right for you, may clear you. Your physician has other resources as well. Good luck. Read more...

Acne keloidalis, I have some on the back of my head and it's not bothering or itching but I hate having them. Any tips to get rid of them please!?

Get Rx. It's criminal that any young man should have to suffer with acne in the 21st century. If you have acne keloidis, a dermatologist has some powerful medicine that wil probably make it manageable. If the keloids are old scarring, a dermatologist may offer ideas on how to remove the scars (it's difficult), or the decision may be between you and your partner. Read more...

What is better for acne prone, white and black head, and scars?

Serious Rx. You already have scarring, you describe both pustules (white heads) and comedones (black heads), and you mention scarring. Your acne won't be manageable without the help of your personal physician and prescription-strength medication. Acne is a serious, chronic. Non-lifestyle-related disease and you deserve effective treatment. With numerous comedones, retinoid acid derivatives may be helpful. Read more...

I have a red spot on my face somewhat like a pimple but with no head. The center is numb. I am not prone to acne or pimples. Should I be concerned?

Yes. There are numerous causes for the pimple you described including infections, external irritants. manifestation of systemic diseases, and more. Be aware that diagnosis of skin lesions is very challenging without visual inspection. Additionally a complete medical history and exam is necessary to provide a full diagnostic picture. See your doctor now for correct and prompt diagnosis/treatment. Read more...