Black Dots on Tip of Nose?

I guess it's large pores...? can they be fixed?

Doctor Answers 1

Black dots on tip of nose

Black dots on tip of nose are usually of two origins: - blackheads (open comedones), which can be treated with such acne medications as peroxide or topical retinoids. - microscopic hairs growing in the pores (trichostasis spinulosa), for which there is no treatment. When you remove them with sticky strips like Biore it looks very impressive but they regrow readily.

Short Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.