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Eleminating black acne on my face due to pricking pimples
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What is the best product to get rid of very black ance on my face which has appeared due to pricking pimples? Read more
What could be the cause of sudden acne for a woman at age 26?
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I'm 26 and always had clear skin. In the past 4 mths I now have congestion, whiteheads and red bumps on my jawline and neck. Im graduating school with an Aesthetics license but my teacher has no idea whats caus... Read more
What would be the cause of, what appeared to be pimples, to pop & never heal, just create huge craters on my neck, arms, & behind & on my ears?
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Started as small pimples but after popped just grew 10x bigger & now have huge craters. 1s on face won't let hair grow. 1s on ear putting pressure on ear drums now. Also arm craters are 1/8"w-1/4"d & neck are 3... Read more
I have few blemishes but my face is always red and blotchy, why?
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I have few blemishes but my face is always red and blotchy, why? Read more
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What are the differences between ablative and non-ablative lasers? Read more
I'm in my late twenties and am looking to prevent acne, what types of dermatologist skin care lines work best?
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I don't have the acne I did when I was a teenager, but still break out from time to time. A few of my co-workers swear by brands only sold in dermatologist offices, like Obagi. What are these better than brands... Read more
What is the best acne treatment to get rid of blackheads?
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What is the best acne treatment? I am 22 years of age and have black spots on my face my skin is oily. I don't currently use any cream on my face. What should I do? Read more
How can I remove small holes in my face due to acne?
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I am 22 years old. My skin is oily, and due to acne I have small holes in my face. Please tell me what I can do. Read more
What is the most effective acne treatment?
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I have many pimples on my forehead and face, and it looks so bad! I really want something that can remove my acne and cure these pimples. What do you recommend? Read more
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How can I get rid of rash-like acne?
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I have acne all over my cheeks, chin, and forehead, but all of it looks more like a rash. I've tried oral and topical medicactions but nothing seems to be working and I've had this problem for months now. Pleas... Read more
Does low-dose Isotretinoin work as an acne treatment?
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Can a lower dose of Isotretinoin (10-20 mg) be as effective as a higher standard dose? I'm a 43-year-old female with moderate cystic acne. My doctor wants to prescribe this dose for 3-4 months. I'm concerned a... Read more
How do I treat acne and red and black spots on my face?
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I've been using panderm cream on my face for the last three months. It contains cortisone. Now, there are red and black spots on my face and acne as well. What do I do? Read more
How can I get rid of acne breakouts and acne scarring?
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I am suffering from acne breakouts and pimples. My face also has red marks all over it. Can you guide me on how to get rid of these marks and to stop the breakouts from occurring again? Read more
Can I combine a glycolic acid peel with Isotretinoin and Retin-A cream?
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I am taking Isotretinoin soft caps (10mg everyday) and Retin-A cream 0.05% to blur red spots caused by inflammatory hyperpigmentation. But after 3 months of using the products, they haven't helped much. Will co... Read more
What can I do to get rid of the cluster of dark spots on my lower stomach?
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I'm African-American and I have black scars on my stomach from bumps that used to be there. I tried lemon and a few creams, but none will make them fade. I would like to know what I can do or use to get rid of ... Read more
Which moisturizer works best for dry, acne-prone skin?
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I have dry, acne-prone skin that peels. I have never used a moisturizer and am unsure which way to turn. My doctor was unable to make any recommendations. Which moisturizer will hydrate my skin without causing ... Read more
How dangerous is Isotetrinoin?
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I have been on ampicillin pills for over a year and my dermatologist prescribed Isotetrinoin. I'm afraid of the severe side effects, how "rare" are these instances? Is it safe on mild acne vs. cystic acne? Read more
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