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How can I get rid of pimples and blackheads?
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In brief: Different treatments
Acne treatment is geared towards the type of acne the patient has.
Inflammatory papules and pustules (pimples) respond to topical and / or oral antibiotics. Blackheads (comedones) respond only to topical treatments (retinoids such as retin a (tretinoin) or differin or tazorac) , glycolic acid and salicylic acid.

In brief: Different treatments
Acne treatment is geared towards the type of acne the patient has.
Inflammatory papules and pustules (pimples) respond to topical and / or oral antibiotics. Blackheads (comedones) respond only to topical treatments (retinoids such as retin a (tretinoin) or differin or tazorac) , glycolic acid and salicylic acid.
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