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    Acne

    A common skin condition, which can affect the face, arms, back and chest with red spots and blackheads. Read more →

    i am 36 and have a problem with blackheads on the top of my cheeks





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    What ever you do dont pick at it or squeeze it.....it will only make things worse!!!!!!!Go and see your doctor and get some medication etc pills creams.

    Hello. I am 18 and I've had blackheads on my nose for around 4 years now and I just can't seem to get rid of them. Anyone know something that could help ?





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    What is the best treatment for blackheads?I have tried loads of things and still can't get rid of them! HELP





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    hi, im 14 and i cant get rid of my blackheads! iv tryed face scrub, cream and just squishing them... what do i do to get rid of them??? :(





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    hi i 45 have from acne since my teens i suffer blackheads white and scarring can you suggest what to use please





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    microdermibrasion in a beauty salon should help with scarring some colleges training do it so it would be much cheaper there ask at you local college that does beauty therapy.

    My 21 year old has got spots and blackheads in her face, she has had been like this since she was 10years old, she has tried to use the cream to clean the.but there is no change





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    I have had spots and blackheads since i was 13 years of age. I am 16 now and nothing seems to have worked for my face, back and chest. I have had many creams and tablets. How can i get rid of them?





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    duca spot gel is amazing or use sudo cream and leave it on over night like a mask :) good luck !x

    Hi there, im 18 and currently suffer from alot of blackheads (only on my face) I was wondering if you could help me with a solution to get rid of them? They've made my confidence plummet.





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    I got acne when I was 8 and it has been really bad since then, I am now 13 and I have used multiple treatment types from my doctor but they all seem to make it worse. I have it on my face it consists of blackheads and big red spots, what should I do?





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    I have quite a few of blackheads across my nose and chin. I use facial scrubs and expensive creams however no luck. picking at them makes my face come out in spots and red blotches. I'm 20. what can I do?





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    I have had blackheads since I was about nine. I'm now 17. I have blackheads over my nose, on my chin and in between my eyebrows and I rarely get spots. I have tried loads of blackhead clearing scrubs and lotions but the results are rather disappointing. Could you recommend any lotions or treatments I could use to remove my blackheads?





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    hi im 17 and l have a condidtion called acne, ive had this condidtion since l was 15. the acne that l have is red and sore it looks hideous it has blackheads acne and its gone eventually bigger and worser . lve tired every treatment that could use but none of theses medicine have worked. but the worrying part of my face is on the left cheek its has acne and blackheads combined together and its big and its been there for more then 3 or 4 months. if you have any suggestions about my acne and blackheads l would appreciate your adice.





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    hi i am 17 and have had acne and blackheads since i was 13 ish the spots aren't that bad now but how do i get rid of blackheads on my nose? i have tried a lot of cleansing products but nothing works.





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    Hi, I no this isn't really about spots, but i have some Blackheads. I have tried the face scrubs for Blackheads, but they dont really seem to work. How do i get rid of them??





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    Hmm. Get A Steam Heater Thing. Cant Think Of The Name Lol. But It Warms The Skin And When You Squeeze Your Blackheads It Softens The Tissie Inside. I Get Alot Of Blackheads On My Nose. Haha. And It Worked For Me! xx

    I just turned 14 at the start of the year and ever since, i keep getting so many spots. As soon as i think 2-3 have gone, another one comes up. Its never ending. Also, my nose seems really greasy and i've got loads of blackheads on it aswell. It seems none of my friends have the trouble with blackheads or anything though. I do use clearasil, but it just doesn't do anything atall. Help please?





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    I had the exact same problem. Everything I tried seemed to do nothing to help my skin, infact some stuff just made it worse. If you go to the doctors they can prescribe you with some cream, benezoyl peroxide. This stuff is amazing, I use to have mild acne, now my skin is completely clear-it's amazing!! It may be embarrasing going to the doctors, or speaking to your Mum to get her to book you an appointment but its worth it.. trust me. But be careful with the application of it at first, it can really dry your skin out if you are not used to it.

    Hi, im 18 and for the past year I have been suffering from really bad blackheads. I have tried every treatment imaginable but nothing seems to work. I feel that the blackheads are now dending my face and they look horrible. I am embarrassed to go out with friends because they all have lovely skin. Is there anything anyone can reccommend that works? thanks





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    ive had these blackheads and the occasional spot on my chest for about 6 months now, theres about 50 of them , and i cant wear open tops, or bikinis at the minute. its really frustrating coz its been quite hot recently, and i dont want anyone seeing these blackheads. can anyone reccomend me any creams or gels or anything to get rid of them? and does anyone no how long they will be there for? as im going on holiday soon and want to get rid of them. x





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    Im a teen and since i was 13..i am know 14 i have had blackheads on the nose and chin..i have tried everything their is..also i have very sentsive skin.but i dont know what i can do.i put some tootherpaste on blackheads, and it seems to help but is that good?It made my skin go dry. thankyou





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    Oh dear. Go to the supermarket, purchase a blackhead clearing scrub and use it as per the directions. Have a regular and disciplined skin are routine. Have moist skin when using it, and massage out the blackheads, squishing your skin rather than scrubbing it hard. You can massage out blackheads with moisturizer too, believe it or not, or even with face cleanser. It is the action of squishing the stuff out of those pores that really does it. Be nice to your skin, don't over-scrub it or hurt it or you'll end up with ugly, permanent red capillary veiny marks. Good luck.

    Im 18 years old and recently I have developed a lot of blackheads on my face which I never had before. I have tried everything to treat these blackheads and they really don't seem to be going away. They are really unattractive looking and are starting to look like small dents inn my face. Can anyone recommend anything?





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    I have a large build up of blackheads on my face, i wash my face at least three times a day and shower everyday, why do i get blackheads ??





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    I'm 16, and I had never really had any problems with my skin until about a year ago. Now I have acne on my back, big red hard spots which are rather painful and I'm starting to get spots on my forhead, and I hate it so much, I cover it with my hair. I have blackheads on my nose too. Do you know of any creams that would help get rid of my spots and blackheads?





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    Hi. I know this may sound completely normal but it is one hell of a bother for me. I am 16 years of age and i suffer from 'blackheads' like something gone crazy. I have been getting these blackheads since I started my peiod, which was the best part of 4 years ago. These spots are not very big but there are quite a vast amount of them that situate mainly around the T-zone area of my face. More often than not the most common for my blackheads are around my nose, chin, and sometimes between the brow area. I also have another issue which i can't quite seem to figure out. This being that I have very 'dry' skin. I know that having oily skin can be a major cause of blackheads, but with me this is no the case. It's gotten so bad that I can't go a day without using an oil-free foundation to stop my skin from drying out! even if i put moisturiser on, I find that if I don't wear makeup then my skin becomes more prone to MORE blackheads and maybe even the odd little spot. I regularly wash my face every morning and before I go to sleep. As I use facial scrub in he morning, and just normal wash at night to take my makeup off, and I don't wear a lot. I use liquid toners and cleaners, and I have day creams and night creams. But, the problem has become that bad that I am constantly having to use my 'facial sauner' for the best part of 15-20 minutes to try and open my paws to then irradicate them by gently squeezing along the infected area until I can take no more. Then I use the toner and then moisturise to soothe the skin. But still they come back! I do this usually every 2 weeks. But it seems whatever I do I just can't seem to keep the blackheads at bay. They start to re-appear after 2 days! and then I just try and peal the top layer of skin off with a face cloth and scrub to try and smooth the skin out so the blackheads appear less bold! I'v been doing this for nearlly 3 years, and yes it helps. But this does not irradicate the problem. I need help! please, if there is anything you can do that may relieve me of this irritating afliction. I would be more than willing to participate or at least take it into account. Many thanks. Courtney.





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    hi, i have acne and have been to my doctor too many times with my creams not working, but i have a cycle which seems to help me. you will need a 'witch hazel stick' (over the counter), (prescription needed for the following)'duac' antibiotic cream, 'tetrysal'antibiotic tablets. i take a tablet in the morning, and then at night i take my make up off, wash my face with general soaps, rub my witch hazel stick over my affected areas, wait for that to dry, and then use the duac cream. this is the only cycle that has worked for me, hope this helps!

    When I was 11 i started getting blackheads on my left breast and then 2 years later when i was 13 it started going redish, it looked like a rash, now im 16 its still here the small blackheads in some areas and the redness which looks like a rash/weird birthmark? The doctors said its not dangerous but cant figure out what it is. Can anyone help me?





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    Your developing and growing all the time. your hormones are trying to balence themself and this may take a few years yet but this unfortunatly for most teenagers/young adults, means blocked poors, spots, finding that right size bra and keeping everything clean and fresh. I still to this day get spots and blockpoors but there generally because iv had a stressfull couple of weeks. ushually the side i sleep on, you gotta keep on top of laundry and sheet changing things like this. My breast started developing at 11 also i was a DD by 13 and at 16 and E im now a G and im 24 recently had a baby, used to get blocked poors on my breast untill i started breastfeeding and then i started to get white lumps on my pink bits lol. which just shows us women don't have the easiest things to deal with but we do and we try everything and alot of the time we come out stronger. two more things. Me personally had to ask the docter to do a hormone test which proved i over sweated, which caused blockpoors will never go away for me unless i do drastic treatment but eating well and going to the toilet regulary and excersising regulary always take a shower after excercise and try "Baby Powder" All these things sound silly but it takes a lifetime to get it all right. Even if all your mates seem perfect, we all get spots and we all got birthmarks. Also try other opinions never except "they don't know what it is" your comeing into womenhood and its time to put your foot down. "Well your not going to get a second opinion then?" ask lol

    İts just simple process,dont be worry.

    Hey, Im 14 and I think I have blackheads,its these spots around my nose, chin, uppper lip, it looks like their spreading and getting worser, the blackheads don't feel smooth, its like little tiny spots around my whole face making it not feeling soft. Do you know what type of cream or anything else that I can do to prevent it. I just don't want it to go any worser.





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    Hi im 18 and from about 16 ive suffered with blackheads on my nose aswell. I found that using a facial scrub daily has really helped my blackheads and I saw results from day one. The scrub I used was clean and clear everyday facial scrub which I would throughouly recommend. I just kept it in the shower and which makes you remember to use it. Try it and I hope it works for you!

    hi i cant seem to get rid of my spots and blackheads on my forehead,chin,nose,chest and back, i've tried most face scrubs and blackhead removers but none of them seem to be working,and that makes me stress out.My mum says the stress makes it worse,is that true and what can i do to get rid of the spots and blackheads?





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    i am 26 years old and have suffered from acne since puberty. i suffer more so with reoccurring black heads which leave scars, i have tried everything from prescription medication to homemade remedies, i need some advice on what i can do to reduce the scars on my face, and stop the blackheads coming back. i find that with the scars they easily fill with oil which then turn into blackheads. sooo annoying especially at my age. please help.





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    hello, i'm 24 and have had acne since i was 12. I thought it would disappear on my 20th birthday...but i was in for a nasty surprise! It's only ever affected my face, and the added problem is that I have blackheads sitting in almost every pore on my nose, cheeks and chin. It's really grim and very depressing. It makes me not want to get too close to other people. So what can you do to alleviate adult acne? I tried all sorts of treatments in my teens, from antibiotics and roacutane to chinese herbs. And how can you stop blackheads from reforming? please help. thanks!





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    hi i am 16 and i have realy bad blackheads on my chin, between my eyebrows and on my noes and when i sqwees them they, the areas goes realy dry and now i have got loads of potholes on my noes! what can i do to get rid of the potholes and the blackheads ?





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