Acne Treatment

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What cures acne and facial irritation caused by cream and soap change?
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How can I remove a very small lobe/mass on my nose that was caused by acne?
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I am a 22 yr boy. I had an acne problem for 5 yrs. Now, the condition is not too bad, but the last acne episode left a lobe/mass on my nose. It is not going down and has been there for the past 6 months. How can I remove it?
How do I help my 21 year old son pick the best products for his acne?
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My son has tried several products to clear his acne, but none of the over-the-counter acne systems work. Do you have any suggestions?
Is micro-needling collagen induction therapy an effective treatment for acne scars?
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I'm a 17 yr old boy, what's the quickest way to get rid of pimples?
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How long do you have to fast before doing lab work for Accutane?
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My son has severe acne and was prescribed isotretinoin. He needs lab work done every month before he gets another prescription. How long does he have to fast for good lab results?
I use face wash and topical creams for my acne but there is no improvement, what treatment should I use?
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My skin is very rough and spotty. I also have several large pimples. The medicated face wash and topical creams I've been using are not improving the condition of my skin, what treatment should I use?
what ointment can I buy to remove the black spots caused by pimples?
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How are acne and blackheads best treated?
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How do I get rid of ingrown hairs and aftershave bumps on my cheeks?
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I have had aftershave bumps and scars all over my cheeks for years. They are caused by ingrown hairs. I have used several medications, such as Neo-Medrol (Methylprednisolone acetate neomycin sulphate) and antibiotics, but to no avail. I need your advice on what to do next. How do I get rid of the ingrown hairs and aftershave bumps?
What's the best acne treatment for sensitive skin?
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My skin tone is kind of pale, which makes my acne blemishes stand out a lot. Some of the breakouts are due to me wearing my hair down and over my face (because I have dry hair I use products with oil). What's the best acne treatment for my sensitive, acne-prone skin?
I put Dettol on a pimple and now have a scar, how do I get rid of it?
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I had a pimple on my face and chose to apply Dettol (an antiseptic liquid) with a cotton ball that had been dipped in the solution for 10 minutes. The result was a burn that lasted for a week. Even though that has resolved itself, I am still left with a sufficiently large mark on face. How do I get rid of it?
What are the best treatments for body acne for people with alopecia areata totalis universalis?
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I have alopecia areata totalis universalis and I often get acne on my body because of the lack of hair to provide protection (usually on my arms). Are there any products out there that could correct and prevent this from happening?
I have a mass on my nose, it has been there for more than 1 year.
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I don't know how I can explain what I've got. It looks like a spot but it is basically a small mass, someone said that it could be a greasy spot, well that is the exact translation from Spanish. I'd like to find a solution. Thank you in advance.
Brown spots showing up on back.
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I have brown spots on my upper shoulders and back, and now I see them on my middle to lower back. There are some acne, but mostly brown spots. Anything I can change about my diet or skincare products? I don't go in the sun much.
What are some steps to treat black heads and pimples?
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What are some steps I can take to make my skin look beautiful? I have a lot of blackheads and pimples and I'm very embarassed by them.
What is the best antibiotic to treat acne?
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What is the best antibiotic for acne treatment? Could you give me some recommendations of what you've seen that has worked for patients of yours?
Treating oily skin, acne, and scars?
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My skin is oily, has acne, and scars. I want to know whether you can treat all of these problems. By the way, I am not an American, and my english is not so good. Just want to know whether one of you guys can speak Chinese.

Thanks, Chengwei
What can I do to improve the appearance of my skin?
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I am a senior getting ready to graduate and I have been breaking out alot due to stress and lack of sleep. I will be graduating in two weeks and I know my acne wont just magically go away, but I was wondering what I could do to clear my skin fast.
Should I be on the pill for acne? What are some other options?
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Hello! I'm 18 years old and I just started taking birth control for my acne. I usually break out pretty bad the week before my menstrual cycle and my skin scars very easily so my skin looks really bad. I am usually able to get clear skin after my period if I wash it and put scar cream, but then I break out and scar again. I was very hesitant to try birth control so I did some research and I got even more scared. I decided to give it a try anyway to see how it would affect my skin and I havent seen a difference at all. If anything my skin is probably a little bit worse. I am on my first pack of the pill.
How do I get rid of acne that just started to appear on my face?
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I am 18 years old and acne just started to appear on my face. I do not eat anything with chocolate or sugar and I dont know what to do. I don't want it to get worse either.
What is an appropriate skin care line for a 26 year old female?
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I am 26 years old and can't seem to find a perfect fit for my face. I have never had skin problems until this past year. I've tried several types of treatments. The acne systems are too strong for me. Am I too young to use an anti-aging system?
Treatments for my severe acne and scars...
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I am a black woman and I have acne vulgaris, which leaves openings and really bad scars...what treatment would best help me?
Recommended ACNE treatment for white heads on my face
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I have hard deep set white heads on my face...lots of them...How can I get rid of these or least most of them?

Over the counter acids and washes have had zero effect.
I have scales on my hands and legs. How do I get rid of them?
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I have scales on my hands and legs. There's no side effects like itching. What do I need to do to remove these scales?
What should I use to get dark pimple spots off my face?
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What should I use to get dark pimple spots off my face?
Have bad spots, but acne cream not working
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I have bad spots but I don't think its acne. It's fairly bad and my sister got an acne cream from a doctor although it wasn't every bad acne, but worse then mine. She used it and with in a few months it cleared up. Now, I am useing it and hasn't done anything. Any suggestions?
How to reduce the size of pores on the face
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Whenever there is acne on my face I try to clean it up by pressing.. After a few days I notice there is a pore that will have formed in the same place. Now my face has lots of pores some are fairly large. Please give some suggestions. Any good home remedies?
I think I am developing adult acne.
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I have little bumps on my cheeks and forehead for the last 6 months. there are a few whiteheads, but mostly bumps that don't have anything in them. I regularly gently cleanse daily and mosturize and exfoliate once a week. Could it be acne? Or something else?
I need help getting my acne to go away!
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When I talk to people I feel like they look at my acne instead of me for who I am. Sometimes I feel ugly, but then I think about how pretty I could be without acne! I want to feel pretty like my friends! HELP!!
I have too many pimples on my face and want to stop them
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I have too many pimples on my face and I want to stop them completely. I want clear skin.. what should I do? I have too many big pimples what should I do to stop them from appearing?
Medicine for fungal infection
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What medicine for a fungal infection? I have an itch in the skin of penis and some white marks.
How to treat (mild) blackheads?
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I have a few blackheads on my nose & chin, my pores aren't large, my skin isn't oily or acne prone, it's a bit dry & sensitive.

What are glycolic acid treatments? Do they come as scrubs, lotions or something else entirely? Recommend any product?
What is the cause of acne on my body?
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I have rashes and pimples on my face, back, chest, and hands. I want to know what the cause is?
Help I want clean, clear, fair skin tone
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I am 18 years old now. I have dull and black and acne on my skin. I am from a village in India. I want clean and clear skin and a fair skin tone. Help me.
How do I safely reduce the amount of sebum my face produces?
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I have suffered from acne all of middle school and i am currently in the 8th grade. I have tried almost everything out there and can't seem to get any results. No matter how much I try it seems like my acne is just getting worse!

Please help!
What can I do about a dark spot created by Acne?
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What can I do about a dark spot created by Acne?
I have Acne and Eczema both on my face, what is the best procedure?
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My face looks like a mess, I have Acne and Eczema both on my face, what is the best procedure?
What is the best procedure for removing a wart without it coming back?
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What is the best procedure for removing a wart without it coming back?
Is there something I can do about the acne I get after waxing my eyebrows?
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Every time I wax my eyebrows i get a lot of pimples there. I asked the lady about it and she said to put Neosporin on it. So i did and it hardly helped at all. Do you have any suggestions?
Is it possible to get permanent bruising or scarring from Acne if I don't treat it?
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I'm 17 and recently red acne appeared on my cheek. Is it possible that I'll get permanent bruises because of acne if I dont pop them?
What is the best way to overcome an acne scar problem?
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What is the best way to overcome an acne scar problem?
How do you remove the scars ance leaves behind?
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I have dark scars on my face that are from old pimples and I really want to get rid of them, what are the best treatments?
Does Accutane cause depression in all users?
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Does Accutane cause depression in all users?
What is the best treatment for itchy acne on my face?
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What is the best treatment for this kind of acne.
Do Melasma treatments last forever?
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Or do you need repeat treatments?
What is the best way to remove acne scars?
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I have many upper back spots causing scars and not been able to get rid of the scars.
What is the best treatment for the acne scars?
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What is the best treatment for acne scars?
Are there any treatments for getting rid of blackheads on my nose?
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I have got a couple of blackheads on my nose...I have tried pore strips, daily scrubs for blackheads, squeezing them but it looks like they always grow back again. Is there a treatment to help eliminate blackheads?
What cream or soap is best for acne and acne scarring?
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What over the counter medication do you recommend for acne scarring and acne and black heads?