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I have dark spots in my face which I think they are pimples that never came out. What can I buy over counter to get rid of them?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Treating Blackheads

My recommendation for effectively treating existing blackheads is not to attempt extracting them yourself, unless you are an aesthetician.
I definitely do not recommend pore strips either. Both put you at risk for causing skin injury and inflammation. See a aesthetician/skin specialist for a facial with extractions. Retinoids, beta hydroxy acids and low dose birth control pills can be very helpful.

In brief: Treating Blackheads

My recommendation for effectively treating existing blackheads is not to attempt extracting them yourself, unless you are an aesthetician.
I definitely do not recommend pore strips either. Both put you at risk for causing skin injury and inflammation. See a aesthetician/skin specialist for a facial with extractions. Retinoids, beta hydroxy acids and low dose birth control pills can be very helpful.
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