Questions tagged [acne]

Questions pertaining to the occurrence of inflamed or infected sebaceous glands in the skin; in particular, a condition characterized by red pimples on the face, prevalent chiefly among teenagers.

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Are topical acne medications even allowed under the eyelid?

Topical acne medications are supposed to be used all over the face. However, the skin under the eyelids is much thinner and weaker, which makes it completely different. I assume any medication should ...
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Does eating manuka honey help prevent acne?

Does eating manuka honey help prevent acne? What I have found so far is unsubstantiated or in vitro. {1}: The Internet is filled with patient testimonials that Manuka honey works marvelously for ...
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Can band-aids prevent or reduce acne scar formation?

Can band-aids prevent or reduce acne scar formation? It's known that keeping wounds covered is actually better for healing. Here are the reasons: It keeps our skin cells from drying out so that scabs ...
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Is benzoyl peroxide as body wash less effective than creams?

For severe acne, wouldn't it be most effective to contact and subject the affected areas to Benzoyl Peroxide (BPO) for as long as possible? If yes, then ought it not be applied as a cream? As a body ...
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Electromagnetic Light and Radio Pulses in Combination against Skin Conditions

Reading up on recent developments in the treatments for Hidradenitis suppurativa I came across a brand new option. Τhat option, if true, would by absolutely sensational on several fronts: The so ...
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How can I prevent a “pimple hole” from scarring?

I had a whitehead building on my nose for weeks, and I decided enough was enough and squeezed it out. It didn't pop, it just kind of came out. But it left a hole, like an actual open hole, about a ...
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Non-surgical ways of removing ichor

I have a pretty nasty form of acne, and some of the abscesses are so deep it takes weeks for them to even become removable, though for the whole time they cause pain and/or discomfort. What I am ...
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Fading acne-hyperpigmentation

So I've been on diffren (adapalene gel) and it's really helped with my stubborn acne. However, I now have acne hyperpigmentation (the red spots on my skin). I've been trying to find an over the ...
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Laser treatment & beard

Will my beard grow if I do a laser treatment for acne scar ? If no, which solutions should I consider if I want to have a beard and no acne scar?
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Is frequent steaming of the face (like in a sauna) an effective way to open up skin pores and detox? Hydrogen Peroxide prevent acne?

For those who suffer from acne -- is frequent exposure to steam an effective way to keep the skin clean? My understanding is heat opens up the skin-pores, and the skin pores are better able to detox,...