Acne and pimples

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Hello ladies, I m already four years into menopause, and this past 6 months something completely new and unknown to me before, started: breakouts! On my nose I get pimples ( white heads), and both on my nose and my face I get also so called blind pimples: those that are under skin and never get ripe, and last forever, and the discoloration basically never goes away. I did not have acne or bad pimples literally NEVER, not in my teenage years, not later. What new hell is this? I also do not know how to prevent them, or make them last shorter. My dermatologist, who is very good, gave me high blood pressure medication, but I truly do not want to put yet another prescription medication into my body ( those are oral pills to reduce and control blood pressure). I did confirm on several respectable medical web sites that these are actually prescribed for hormonal acne, so, he knew what he was doing, but I am not taking them. Does anyone else has this problem, and of so, do you know how to fight it? I do use OTC spot medication for acne, but I do not believe this is enough. I hate this so much, really.

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    i never had acne in all my life a few years ago i started breaking out and it hasnt stopped i have so much scarring on my face from it. but her recently i started using a facial scrub from walmart their brand and it seems to be keeping me from breaking out so far. i wash my face twice a day with it morning evening.

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    yes im 50 now and about 2 months ago started having break outs never ever in my life have i had any breakouts at all til menapause hit i swear its something new every other day i havent done anything tet to help it going to ask dermatologist monday when i see him what the heck i can do that isnt a pill for it i was just hoping it woukd go away by now but it hasnt yet so annoying so now im 50 and have break outs so weird

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    hi lana im 7 years into my menopause but i get real bad hot flushs i have always suffered with spot but since menopause started my skim has been so much better but were im sweating and having hot flushes which are driving me mad i do get the odd spot i use bye bye blemish its about 10 pound a bottle and it is really good it drys your spot out it is amazing stuff please give it a try

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    hi

    yes me to under the skin - tea tree oil is helping currently. i use it to clean my face and steam at least once a week.

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    You can try a healthy skin detox tea-- I used to drink this years ago for pimples. Also I started using a BHA --paulas choice --which also helped a lot.

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    Try niacinamide. It's cheap and usually very effective.

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    Dear ladies, Thank you all very much for advice, yes, I will try some of the products you suggested. God bless

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