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Getting Rid of Blackheads

I was wondering how to treat blackheads. I have blackheads on my chin, on my cheeks and on my nose. I get large painful pimples usually because they form from two or three blackheads. I have tried every over the counter product there is. (Stridex, Clean and Clear, Noxema, Neutrogena, St Ives, Cleansers ect.) Nothing works. What do I do?
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309783 tn?1271961829
Hi. Over the counter products are of limited benefit. Ask your doctor for Differin (adapalene) gel. This is a topical retinoid which is very effective at clearing spots and blackheads.
1221554 tn?1266875825
i have the same problem with blackheads- but they live on my nose. what to do is you can actually buy this small plucker that doesn't damage you skin and removes the blackheads- they don't even hurt, but i would reccomend putting a hot wet towel on the area before using this. you may also use a small pinching tool such as a splint remover.
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