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Skin Pores

Skin pores are holes that are present on the external skin and help in releasing oil and sweat. Skin pores maintain the moisturization and cooling of the body. If these pores get clogged, it can result in pimples and acne. The face is more prone to pimples due to clogged skin pores. However, it can affect any part of the bo body.

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I am girl with a normal skin tone. Kindly guide me with proper care for open pores and tan.

Query: Hello doctor, My marriage got fixed, and the place I stay has lots of pollution and dust. I have to go to the office in the morning. My skin becomes very dark and dull and I have small open pores in between my brows and on my cheeks near my nose. My normal complexion is wheatish. I need to get rid o...  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.comSkin tanning is a side effect of excessive sunlight exposure. Indian skin is very prone to get tan. I explain treatment and precautions point-wise manner1. Avoid direct sunlight exposure as much as you can. Wear sunglass, caps and cover the exposed part of the body all th...  Read Full »

I am having mild pimples, scars, and pores. Kindly suggest some medicines.

Query: Hi doctor,I have mild pimples with scars and pores, also. I am using the medication, which I will attach to this. I want to know the effective way.  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Pimples are somewhat hormonal and due to oily skin. 1. Do not use hair oil and any sticky cream on the face. 2. Avoid oily food, chocolate, and milk products. 3. Avoid dust and use sunscreen (above 30 sun protection fac...  Read Full »

I have many pores, greasy, uneven, and somewhat wrinkled skin, as well as a black mark on my head. Please assist.

Query: Hello doctor,I have oily, uneven, and somewhat wrinkled skin. I have several pores and a black mark on my head. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Skin pigmentation means the darkness of the skin and is the side effect of excessive sunlight exposure. Indian skin is very prone to get tan. I suggest you follow: 1. Avoid direct sunlight exposure as much as you c...  Read Full »

How do I get rid of my oily skin that does not improve with chemical exfoliants?

Query: Hello doctor, My whole face is very oily and there are many bumps and large pores in the T-zone and cheeks. I usually also have acne on the cheeks, forehead, and neck. Once I have acne it sometimes turns into a dark spot and scars. I use AHA BHA exfoliant but I think nothing is really working. I hav...  Read Full »

Dr. V. Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hello, Thank you for stopping by! I am here to provide expert opinions on your medical issues. Acne can be treated easily with facewash, tablets, and creams. Some people have more oilyness on the face which results in breakouts. After completing treatment for controlling the active breakouts, tabl...  Read Full »

I have acne and tiny bumps on my face, back, chest, along with forearms. How to cure this?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old female. My skin is oily in summer and dry in winter. I am not using any products on my skin because I have sensitive skin. I have acne breakouts and open and closed pores. Also, acne and tiny bumps on my face, back, chest, and forearms, especially on my forehead and ch...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to understand your concern. I suggest you follow the following instructions:1. Wash your face with a cleanser at least two to three times a day.2. Avoid eating high carbohydrate or fatty foods.3. Use anti-dandruff shampoos like Scalpe or Nizoral lotion (Ketoconazole 2 %), a...  Read Full »

The skin tone of my face is not even, and I have tiny open pores. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My face tone is not even, and apart from that, I also have tiny open pores. I have been using Demelan cream for the last ten days. It is a skin-whitening cream. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the information provided on your end, and I understand your concern. It would be helpful for better assessment and further management options if you could attach images of the affected area. For inspection and assessment for a confirmative diagnosis...  Read Full »

I have acne on my face, neck, back, and arms, and my face is rough with large pores or holes. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a female, and I have acne on my face, neck, back, and arms. My face is rough and has large pores or holes. I have been using CeraVe SA cleanser, a simple moisturizing cleanser, good molecules brightening toner, and Biore UV sunscreen for about a month. But I have stopped using them no...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I hope you are doing well. After going through the information provided from your end, the acne vulgaris treatment that you are currently using may trigger further pimples or acne formation due to the presence of multiple skin care products, including toners a...  Read Full »

I am a 40-year-old woman with sensitive, acne-prone skin with deep smile lines. Can you suggest a product that treats acne and wrinkles?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old woman with sensitive, acne-prone skin. Skin type is oily in spring and summer and combination in winter. I have large pores with major breakouts around the mouth, jaw, and neck. Another primary concern is deep smile lines. I am currently using a glycolic acid wash an...  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query in detail and understood your concern. You have a long history of acne, which your age should have settled, but unfortunately, you have ongoing problems because of drugs like birth control treatment, and even steroids that you use for eczem...  Read Full »

I have had an uneven skin tone with open pores and acne marks on my skin for more than a year. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have had open pores and acne marks on my skin for more than a year. Pimples create dark spots and uneven skin tone on my face. I regularly use a gentle face cleanser and sunscreen.Kindly help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From your detailed history, it is evident that you have post-acne hyperpigmentation with large pores. Acne often appears due to hormonal fluctuations or imbalances, genetic reasons, climate changes, food habits (oily, fried, and sweet food items), and a reaction to n...  Read Full »

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