White Heads

Whitehead is a form of acne, and it occurs as a result of clogged pores. It can occur anywhere in the body, and hormonal changes during puberty is a common cause. Topical retinoids help to treat this problem.

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How to get rid of whiteheads on my forehead and pimples with pus?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from acne for about seven months now. I never had acne in the past. Suddenly it came now and making me stressed. For the first two months, I have lots of whiteheads (lots) on my forehead, and after some time, it becomes big pimples with pus. I have the urge to pr...  Read Full »

Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please attach a picture of the lesion for a better understanding. Apply Epiduo (Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide) gel at night for 15 days. Do you have an oily skin type? Do you have any postinflammatory hyperpigmentation marks? Do you have any dark spots? ...  Read Full »

What could be the tiny pimples on face easy to pluck?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some acne on my face. It is not painful or big but it is very tiny and it appears for one night only, and in the morning wherever I got that small tiny acne my skin is little red and for this I have tried everything. I apply Adapalene for this but when I apply Adapalene on my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclniq.com. Your photo and history suggest you have comedones that is whiteheads. It is a type of acne only. Now Adapalene is a good gel for acne but if your skin is sensitive to Adapalene, we need to start you on other antiacne cream. Apply Peroduo gel (Hydroxy Benzoyl peroxide...  Read Full »

How to get rid of skin roughness around the nose?

Query: I am 27. For last 40 days I see some pimples or skin roughness around my nose. i usually use cinthol soap and for face wash I use Garnier fair n handsome acno fight. i have attached images with this mail. I have my marriage in 40 days. I need a best solution. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Meha Malhotra

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Dear Firstly it's really good on your part for providing details and photos. It has made things very clear Wat u have are not pimples but closed comedones or white heads in common language U need to start applying epiduo gel at night This can be applied all over the face except the neck and near...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a powerful remedy for pimples and white heads in oily skin.

Query: Hello doctor, I have an oily skin type. Recently I am experiencing pimples, white bumps, red dots on my cheeks close to my ears. Sometimes I feel very itchy near the pimples. I have developed one or two new big pimples on my forehead also. When the pimple subsides after a week or two it leaves a r...  Read Full »

Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Attach a picture of the lesion for details. Use Ahaglow face wash twice daily for 15 days. Are there pustules? Inflammatory red lesions? Photosensitivity?  Read Full »

Why do I get recurrent pimples on cheeks?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old female. Lifestyle is healthy with exercise and good food mostly. Since last year, on both sides of my cheeks especially on the right cheek, there are three to four pimples. They produce the white head dries off leaves a red scar and again another erupts. I have sligh...  Read Full »

Dr. Hari Pathave

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing the information. If possible provide me photographs of the affected areas which will help me for a better understanding of your skin problem and proper treatment plan.  Read Full »

How to treat whiteheads under lower lips?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed a cluster of what looks like tiny white heads under my lip. After a couple days of being there, I tried pooping them but they seem to fill back with pus minutes later. Tired of them being there I kept pushing on them until nothing but clear liquid was coming out, now th...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep Golla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If possible, forward a few pics of affected area of the lips to help you through.  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 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 »

What is the real cause behind white heads and pimples?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an oily skin. For the past eight to nine years, I am having white heads and pimples. I used to get pimples on my back also. I have not taken any medication till now, but I am fed up with this. I used to think that it happens when you enter adolescence, but now I do not think tha...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Almost 90% of the people experience acne during their age from 15 to 30 years. It is because of the hormonal fluctuations of adolescence. However, the grade and severity differ according to the skin type and tendency. Acne is mainly driven by the effect of various bo...  Read Full »

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