How can I get rid of neck acne?

Different options. For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you.

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I get acne on my shoulders, back, cheeks and neck. The ones on my neck are big and painful. How can I get rid of them?

Need prescription. the acne your describing needs oral antibiotics as well as topical treatment See your doctor or a good dermatologist ( skin doctor0. Read more...

I'm 53 yrs old and have acne on my face, mostly the jaw line and neck and nothing seems to help get rid of it, any recommendations?

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...

I'm starting to get some on my chest and neck. I also have acne scars. Any good ideas to get rid of these?

Yes, Neck and Back. 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 do you get rid of acne and acne scars. I also have blackheads on my arms and pimples on my back and neck too. I need a treatment that works fast?

Fractional Laser. Fractional laser can reduce the appearance of acne scars. This should be performed by a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Read more...
Acne vs scars. Acne treatment is a medical problem see your dermatologist scar removal is complex can be surgery lasar derm abrasion and a combo of these see your plastic surgeon. Read more...

Everyday I get 3 to 4 new pimples on the skin around my chin and under my neck. How can I get rid of them?

Avoid pressure. I might be wrong but it sounds like you're leaning on your chin, a common cause of acne caused by pressure irritation of the skin. The less you touch your facial skin, the better your face will look. Never manipulate (squeeze) pimples on the face; it will only lead to more down the road. Especially avoid squeezing pimples around the mouth and nose which can lead to brain infections. Read more...
Viral infection. This is common location for flat warts or molluscum contagious. Traditional antibiotic and acne medicine will not work. Do not shave the area , it will spread. See doctor for diagnosis. A safe o/c preparation for molluscum is molluscumrx. Read more...

I think I have scalp infection. Have rashes, pimples, Extreme dandruff, lymph nodes back of neck. How to confirm it and get rid off it?

Scalp Hygiene. You should see a dermatologist, in the meantime applied a shampoo which will be useful for fungal and bacterial infections. It also will be useful, if you could have your hair cut Short. As you have lymph nodes in your neck is quite possible that you have an ongoing infection, you will require culture and sensitivity of the organism and started on antibiotics. Read more...