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Death_Jedi
05-25-2003, 08:38 AM
Zits
Do you have them
dun they just enoy ya,
i dont have many but a few keep seeming to appear on my chin just below my mouth
Whats the best way to control them

C'jais
05-25-2003, 08:26 PM
Medication.

And no fat foods.

Chewbacco
05-25-2003, 08:28 PM
Take a shower every day, and keep your face from getting too oily.

PrimoSidone
05-25-2003, 08:29 PM
I am 16 now... and my zits are over..... never really had them and never will :) lucky me :D. I sometimes have a few but they go away verry fast again.. they are stress sitz :D


ask ur docter about : benzyl... something....

Jedi Apprentice
05-25-2003, 08:45 PM
Use facewash made for acne and possibly get a prescription if it gets bad enough.

I am another one of the lucky ones who only gets one small one now or then.

It's great......:p

•-BLaCKouT-•
05-25-2003, 08:50 PM
I had quite a few when I was younger. I used to use Biactol, but it's debatable how much that helped. I know it's worked for other people though. I basically just had to wait for nature to take it's course :rolleyes:

Mind you, I still get the odd one now, and I'm bloody 30!

I'd concur with keeping your skin less oily though.

B.

Kurgan
05-25-2003, 09:05 PM
Some of it is genetic. Ask your parents, older siblings, etc, if they had 'em bad, you probably will too.

When I was young I had 'em, not as bad as some people, but definately annoying. Tried lots of different meds and all that other stuff, but the real thing that got rid of them was time. It is still a good idea to shower daily though, pimples or not!

What's worse than zits are cold sores (aka "canker sores") you get them for seemingly no reason (although drinking too much pop can do it, or not getting enough sleep while stressing out) and they really hurt, like on the tip of your tongue!

Anyway, that was another great thing about getting past the teen years...

Katarn07
05-25-2003, 11:35 PM
Erm, canker sores are those burning dealies in your mouth that hurt alot. They form on the tongue and inside of cheeks. Cold sores are the dealies that form on or above your lip. I get those way to often for my liking. :mad:

Heh, I think I've had two zits in my life, although I got one on my neck that is always taken off while shaving :mad:

I'm a very mad person that likes the word "dealy" :p

Sam Fisher
05-26-2003, 12:29 AM
I have a lot of zits, a lot on my forehead, just below my mouth. Gotta hate them!

Captain Wilson
05-26-2003, 12:31 AM
ZITS!! nnoooooooooooooooooooo!!!
To keep clear make sure you wash loads, if have long fringe keep it un-greasy, or burn them leaving your face horrible scarred for latter life ;)

Dath Maximus
05-26-2003, 01:05 AM
sulfuric or nitric acid works well


granted it eats away skin and muscle and bone

but hey! youll be zit free!!!

Sam Fisher
05-26-2003, 01:09 AM
Originally posted by Dath Maximus
sulfuric or nitric acid works well


granted it eats away skin and muscle and bone

but hey! youll be zit free!!!


I'll have to try that... thanks.

Reborn Outcast
05-26-2003, 01:57 AM
I get one every once in a while. I use neutrogena (sp) stuff to help, and it does to. But yea, you also have to wash your face and eat healthy for a while if you want them to go away.

Death_Jedi
05-26-2003, 04:03 AM
yea i just get one on every once and a while and it just sticks out like :eek: but ill try some of the stuff

Solbe M'ko
05-26-2003, 12:57 PM
The worst ones are those little bastards inside your nose. They hurt like crazy. Oh oh! And those little nasty ones inside your ear that never go away. I get zits pretty bad, but I don't worry unless they hurt or look really gross. Then I just put a dab of soap on 'em before I go to bed and they pop out really clean in the morning.

Grilled-Sarlacc
05-26-2003, 05:30 PM
I'm using Clearisil to keep em at bay, works most of the time.

The_One
05-26-2003, 05:39 PM
What a charming topic!

OK, OK, I did click the link out of curiosity :p

munik
05-26-2003, 05:41 PM
Zits are just clogged pores from dirt and oil. What you eat has no effect on whether you get zits or not, unless maybe you eat something that makes your skin oily in which case it would make you more susceptible to zits. But, I have no idea what type of food would do that. Just wash well, maybe use an astringent if you are really worried about them. If you decide to pop your zits, be gentle. If you squeeze extremely hard, or are very rough in other ways, you can leave scars. One or two might not be that bad, but I've seen older people whose faces have more craters then the moon. You don't really want to go your whole life like that, not if you can help it.


Cold sores are herpetic lesions. Better watch out where you put your hands during an outbreak, you don't want those lesions on your balls.

Darth Eggplant
05-26-2003, 07:05 PM
some people never get them, otherwise most do, hell at 40 I still sometimes get the odd zit or two, they never really go away, food, diet, stress enviroment things like that make them come and go all by themselves

Jah Warrior
05-26-2003, 08:16 PM
only get a zit when ive had a load of A-Class drugs, it swhen you are run down

lydijedi13
05-27-2003, 12:11 AM
i only get im once in a while but they never stand out...my older brother has tons tho...i just wash them and then try not to touch them, otherwise it'll get greasy again

Solbe M'ko
05-27-2003, 01:14 AM
Backne is a pain in my ass.

I pop zits ocassionally. It's not going to scar if you don't force it. As long as the zit is ready and is dried out somewhat, it won't leave a big scar. A have a few, but most often I don't scar. Oh, and Munik is right, you can't get zits from eating chocolate.

One of the best ways to get rid of zits is to get lots of cardiovascular excersize. Ride your bike instead of driving your Toyota, and you'll get rid of zits as well as sve money to spend on the hunnies. ;)

munik
05-27-2003, 01:57 AM
Much gratitude for the new sig.

Guardian Omega
05-27-2003, 03:07 AM
Lets see, I got a wide range on the back, forehead, and even some on my shoulders!

Beat that!:p

ZePhyR
05-27-2003, 03:22 AM
I always have a few. I just make sure i was my face like 3 times a day, and most of the time they don't last long. I've had like 2 on my butt before!

Ratmjedi
05-27-2003, 03:35 AM
Time is the best medication. I use to get them alot and I hated them but then I just stopped caring about them and stressing over them and they now come out every once and awhile and they aren't that bad.

:lsduel: :duel:

munik
05-27-2003, 03:41 AM
Yeah, I don't worry about them anymore. But I always end up having one right between my eyes, and up about a quarter inch, like a big, glowing, greasy, oozing, starting to develop it's own gravitational pull, "Hey look at me I'm a HUGE zit!", third eye thingy. I think my skin does it to spite me. It's fun to talk to someone while they stare at your forehead.

ZBomber
05-27-2003, 11:30 AM
They stay away from me, I stay away from them ;)
*zit comes running after Z*
AHHHH! :p

Chewbacco
05-27-2003, 03:06 PM
I'm 14 and I don't have them yet. But i'll get a zit every month. The zits might hit me hard, they might not. My dad didn't really get but my mom did and she still does.

Reborn Outcast
05-27-2003, 05:45 PM
You wanna know what sucks worse than zits?... COLD SORES!!! AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHH I have one right now and it's a pain in the ass. It hurts to.

Mex
05-27-2003, 05:52 PM
I don't have any zits! Muahaha!!!

*Runs out of thread laughing* :D

lydijedi13
05-27-2003, 07:01 PM
yr evil!!!!

*slaps captain w.*

munik
05-27-2003, 07:30 PM
Originally posted by Reborn Outcast
You wanna know what sucks worse than zits?... COLD SORES!!! AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHH I have one right now and it's a pain in the ass. It hurts to. Dude, I'm pretty sure that having a herpes outbreak sucks worse then most things. But, on a humerous note, this has got to be the first time I've seen someone use herpes to trump someone else's suffering.

lydijedi13
05-27-2003, 07:47 PM
you......saw someone doing that? hmmm ok

munik
05-27-2003, 07:50 PM
Ok, first time I read it. Jeez, are you the semantic enforcer?

lydijedi13
05-27-2003, 07:50 PM
well sorry!!!!

Icemaniax
05-27-2003, 11:54 PM
*hears word zit and cowers in corner*

I hate zits, i am 15 and in the bastard zits from hell stage. i have them on my forehead cheecks and some on my neck. i just shave them off, and stupidly put after shave on. so that what burning pain is like...... i am just lucky i dont have alot of them

lydijedi13
05-28-2003, 12:22 AM
i guess lotza peopel have zits eh,,,,,im glad i dont really