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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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 receiv... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
I have had pimples with white discharge for the past ten years, which resulted in large pores on my face. 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 »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 conditi... Read Full »
What should I do to help my large pores and pimple spots?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old. I got large pores and many pimple spots on my face. Currently, I am using AHA glow face wash and Aqua oats moisturizer cream. But my face is getting very oily. If I am not using it, then it becomes very dry. At night, I am using Botanica 3D serum and Dervia CMS on my pi... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are there inflammatory papules, pus-filled lesions, or painful nodulocystic pimples, or active lesions? Do you have post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation marks, melasma, or dark patches? Wash your face twice daily in the morning and night with Cetaphil cleanser (for... Read Full »
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 ar... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
Please suggest solution to get rid of facial hairs, acne, and pores.
Query: Hello doctor, I am having facial hairs, acne and pores problem for the past five years. I have tried almost everything but have not had good results. I am currently using E-dox DT, Isotretinoin 10 mg. I have done a blood test. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and reviewed the attached photographs. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I can understand your concern but your problem seems to be hormone related. I would recommend you to get these tests done: 1. Thyroid function test... 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »