Acne

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Can kissing the cat be the cause of facial bacterial infections in a 12 year old girl?
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Can kissing the cat be the cause of facial bacterial infections in a 12 year old girl?
Are blackheads and obstructed pores the same thing?
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Is there a difference? Blackheads are caused by acne (bacteria) and my skin is dry and pimple free but when I look close at my nose it have tiny dots (larger pores?) that I don't have in the rest of my face.
Tried 3 remedies, but acne getting worse with sensitive skin
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Female, 32, I have acne worse than my teen years, very sensitive skin. Dermatologist remedies have only made it worse (tried 3 so far). Is there any hope for me?
Blackheads
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I have blackheads and some whiteheads all over (and I mean ALL OVER) my nose, cheeks, chin, chest, back. They're large, thick, and go on forever when I try to take them out. Retin-A and Differin didn't help. I don't know what to do any more.
What topical treatments are the best for mild acne?
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I have mild to moderate adult acne, but my skin tends to be very dry. I tried Retin-A, and it made my skin peel terribly! What other topical OTC or Rx options are available to help manage my breakouts?
Which is a better Acne treatment, Proactive or SkinID?
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I've seen advertisements for both systems, each claiming fabulous results. But how do Proactive and Neutrogena's SkinID compare, from a skin care professional's point of view?
Why are birth control pills recommended for Acne treatment?
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What affect do birth control pills have on Acne?