Taking oral antibiotics long-term isn’t just dangerous, it’s not an effective way to treat acne. Instead, a Cleveland Clinic dermatologist recommends finding the right combination of topical treatments.
Glowing, radiant, clear — those are the words you want to use to describe your skin, your body’s largest organ. But what do you do when the words that come to mind are tired, stiff, irritated or dry? There are plenty of foods — rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, omega-3 and zinc … Read More
Though rare, some acne products containing benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid can cause dangerous allergy-like reactions, which could even be life-threatening. Our dermatologists explain.
When pimples start popping up, so does the advice about treating and preventing acne. But it isn’t always backed by medical evidence, so it’s important to be able to separate fact from fiction. We asked dermatologist Jennifer Lucas, MD, to address these commonly held acne beliefs: 1. Putting Listerine or toothpaste on a zit will clear it up Maybe, … Read More
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