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AM 61 YEARS OLD HAVE LARGE DEEP BLAKHEADS IN NOSE AND

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AM 61 YEARS OLD HAVE LARGE DEEP BLAKHEADS IN NOSE AND SPREDING TO TZONE AREA HAVE TRIED ALOT OF TREATMENTS SOME EXPENSIVE SOME NOT. STILL NO RESULTS.
RickMD :

I am online and happy to help you with your question today.

RickMD :

Do you have any medical problems or take any medication?

RickMD :

From what you have posted, it seems that you have already used some very powerful prescription therapies. I assume, therefore, that you have also used all the available home treatments.

RickMD :

Have you been examined by a dermatologist? If so, what did she say?

Customer:

No I havent seen a dematologist .

RickMD :

I'm afraid that any therapy I suggest, given what a good job you have done so far yourself, would involve a prescription or a physician intervention.

RickMD :

Is that what you are looking for?

Customer:

So you advice is to seek out a dermetoloist/

RickMD :

If you don't have millions of blackheads a comedone extractor can be very effective. This is a tool you can get from your MD for home use, although it is often used in the office setting

RickMD :

You may need a more extensive, deeper skin peel. This can only be safely done by an MD

RickMD :

It can involve pills, laser, light therapy, cryosurgery or even microdermabrasion.

RickMD :

There are a lot of options beyond what you have already tried....but they are only available through a dermatologist.

Customer:

yes I extract the blackheads but they return in a day or so.

RickMD :

The things that I can tell you to try, with chat as my only tool, you have already done.

Customer:

ok

RickMD :

Ok. That means it is time to get out the big guns........see a derm MD

RickMD :

I know you were hoping for more out of me, but I am sure you can understand since I can't see or touch you my "therapies' are limited.

RickMD :

I hope this information was helpful for you. But I do work for tips so I want to make sure you are happy with me before rating me. If you have another question on this or a related issue feel free to fire away. And please let me know if the rating system gives you any troubles.

Thanks in advance,

Dr. Rick

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