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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acne: you need to treat your acne to prevent additional scars. Have your face evaluated by a board certified dermatologist.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
You may: The so-called, "collagen/anti-aging" cream is an advertising term and will not do what implies. Use any make up that will mask the lesions. For good h ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Won't work: All the home remedies you're offered will fail. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon can repair these with a laser, a filler, or microsurgery.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Olive oil is good on salads. It does nothing for acne.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Options: A dermatologist can make the scars less apparent, though they cannot be made to vanish, using fillers, laser treatment, abrasion or surgery. Before yo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Balshi
21 years experience Dermatology
Benzoyl Peroxide: The honest answer is that acne is not cured, its treated. Sometimes you will require seeing your doctor for perscription strength medication. You ca ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: If only on the face, a good start is benzoyl peroxide, if not clear in 2 weeks, add prescription topical clindamycin, plus a retinoic acid derivative ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or reti ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Complex: It is an interplay between a particular bacterium, the sebaceous glands whose size, shape and function vary with hormonal and other factors, and the t ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Acne scars: There's nothing you can do about this on your own. If you want, a dermatologist can treat you with dermabrasion, fillers, microsurgery and/or a laser. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Benzoyl peroxide: Use as tolerated. Alternatives are retinoic acid derivatives and salicylic acid. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician.

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