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Open Skin Pores

Open skin pores are tiny pores that appear in people with oily skin. The causes are increased exposure to the sun, genetics, decreased elasticity on the pores, and aging. Dirt can get accumulated, causing clogged pores that can lead to skin complications, such as pimples, blackheads, and excess sebum production. It is treated by using non-comedogenic skincare products, retinol, and sunscreen.

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How to treat saggy skin with pores?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years and 8 months old, healthy male. I have attached a picture. My concern is I have a bit thin and softer skin only on the face since my childhood, but it is always all toned and nice and fresh. Still, for the last few months, I have noticed that my cheeks around the nose are...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are suffering from an oily skin. You need Spongy-Sal (Salicylic acid) facewash. Apply to the face and do not rub too much. Enlarged pores are the result of increased oil secretion. Use Sebonac gel (Salicylic acid) at night over cheek area pores. Drink more water (fo...  Read Full »

I have had acne scars that have not faded and open pores on my cheeks. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had acne scars for many years, and they have not faded. Moreover, I have pores on my cheeks that can be seen. The scars seem to be the major issue for me. What to do?Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I understand that dealing with acne scars and visible pores can be frustrating. While it may take some time and patience, there are several steps you can take to help improve the appearance of these concerns. H...  Read Full »

I have had pimples with white discharge. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have suffered from pimples with white discharge for ten years. Now I have large pores on my face. I feel shy to see my face in the mirror. Is there any cream for the large pores on the face? The pores are increasing in size. I am very shy about meeting anyone. What is the treatment for ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. As per the history, it may be acne of grade 2. They develop due to sudden hormonal fluctuations in the body, especially among teenagers and adolescents. Acne among adults is also common. Other factors include an imbalanced diet, climatic condi...  Read Full »

What should I do to get rid off the whiteheads, and enlarged pores in face?

Query: Hello doctor,I had acne for some time during school period and now have scares from the acne. The scarring left enlarged pores as well. The pores have whiteheads, and my nose has a lot of blackheads as well. My skin is oily in some places like the nose but dry around the cheeks. I was wondering what...  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your case. The best treatment for acne scar is CO2 (carbon dioxide) laser. No cream will benefit you for the scar. For shiny skin, apply Vitamin C serum at night. For blackhead apply Adapalene gel only on blackhead and whitehead with a toothpick i...  Read Full »

What treatment can be done for acne and pores on cheeks?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been using Isopropyl alcohol as a face wash (diluted with water) for the last eight years, and am exploring more healthier and effective skincare routines. I have a mild acne and huge pores on my cheeks. Currently, I have purchased a variety of products and would like to receive...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your skin routine is good, you can go on with it. Please choose a moisturizer that is not clogging, and is non-comedogenic, lotion form is better than cream since you have mild acne. Niacinamide and Azelaic acid are helpful for acne, they are mild, but a higher concentr...  Read Full »

I have big open pores, pus-filled acne, and some bumps on my face. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I suffer from big open pores, four to five red and pus-filled acne, and some bumps on my face. What should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. As per the history, it may be acne of grade two. They develop due to sudden hormonal fluctuations in the body, especially among teenagers and adolescents. Acne among adults is also common, and other factors include ...  Read Full »

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