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Heibel, Mark D MD - Heibel Dermatology Clinic
(402) 564-1476
4508 38th St, #152
Columbus, NE
 
Center of Dermatology PC
(402) 564-4422
4508 38th St, Ste 120
Columbus, NE
 
Dr.Christopher Huerter
(402) 280-5600
601 N 30th St # 5700
Omaha, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Dermatologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.1, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Joel Schlessinger, MD
(402) 334-7546
2802 Oak View Dr
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr.Anthony Griess
(402) 502-1552
909 N 96th St # 201
Omaha, NE
Gender
M
Speciality
Dermatologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Stoller, Herschel E MD - Center of Dermatology
(402) 564-4422
4508 38th St, #120
Columbus, NE
 
Mark D Heibel
(402) 564-1476
4508 38TH St Ste 152
Columbus, NE

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Rustad, Elliott L DO - Rustad Dermatology
(402) 484-6222
1919 S 40th St, #300
Lincoln, NE
 
Dr.Scott DeBates
(402) 354-0621
515 N 162nd Ave #302
Omaha, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd
Year of Graduation: 1999
Speciality
Dermatologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Celiac Sprue Association/USA
402-558-0600 or
P. O. Box 31700
Omaha, NE
 
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Acne Treatments - A Brief Users Guide For Parents, Teens And The Rest Of Us

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Holistic-online.com

by Mark MacKay

Treating acne depends on the type and severity of your acne. Treatment also depends on how dry or oily your skin is, if you are male or female, if you are taking any medications, if you are pregnant or might be soon. These various factors affect your treatment options and can make any one size fits all acne treatment method ineffective.

Lucky their are numerous acne treatment options, so while you might not find one that works the first time, do not give up just try another. Do to the numerous acne treatments available today doctors can control most acne outbreaks; with greater success the earlier treatments are started. Hopping your acne will go away will not work, your local pharmacy is filled with many over the counter medications you can try, or visit your doctor who can prescribe more powerful treatments if needed.

The most popular way to treat mild to moderate acne is by using a topical treatment. These treatments can be in the form of a gel, cream, lotion or on a pad. They are applied to the surface of your skin, hence the name topical. The two main over the counter topic treatments are Salicylic acid and Benzoyl peroxide. Prescription Salicylic acid and Benzoyl peroxide are also available in stronger doses if required. Doctors my also prescribe ointments containing sulfur, tetracycline, erythromycin or a retinoid. Many times you will need to use a combination of the above treatments for best results.

Salicylic acid and retinoids are used to treat the clogged hair follicles that are causing the acne lesions. They penetrate the pores and help the dead skin cells dissolve. Benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, tetracycline and erythromycin are antibacterial ointments used to treat the inflammation and kill the bacteria in the blocked follicles.

For people with moderate to server acne, in addition to topical treatments they my also require some type of oral medication to treat their acne. The three types of oral medications are antibiotics, hormones, and isotretinoins. All three require a prescription.

Tetracycline, erythromycin, clindamycin, and doxycycline are the most common prescribed antibiotics. They work by being absorbed through the digestive system, then into the blood, and then into the hair follicles where they kill bacteria and reduce inflammation. This option would be used when topical antibiotic treatments were unsuccessful.

Hormones are an option available to treat teenage girls and women with acne. They are usually taken in the form of a birth control pill. They work by increasing the level of female hormones in the bloodstream. This helps reduce the production of androgen, which will then reduce the production of sebum.

For severe acne, isotretinoin is often used. It is a powerful drug that treats acne by stopping all of the changes in the skin that causes acne. It kills bacteria, reduces sebum production, and slows the growth of skin cells.

All of the above acne t...

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