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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lasers, peels: Post inflammatory hyper pigmentation can occur in skin after injury or acne. The best prevention is to avoid sun exposure (sunscreen) to avoid stimula ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dar ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Takes time: Eventually, if you are not having new lesions, the old red spots will eventually fade to skin color, as long as you avoid sunburn or other injury. Un ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Hydroquinone: I'm glad you're getting scientific treatment for your acne. If your current regimen is not sufficient, a systemic rx may be in order. The dark post-in ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Salicylic acid: Look for this on your wash. It may help. If it does not clear you, get with your personal physicain who can add something that will.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You can't: These are new blood vessels growing in to heal the damage. What you can do is address you ongoing illness. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated h ... Read More
A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Let them fade: I do see that you are being treated for seborrhea with ketoconazole, and also for acne Clindamycin monotherapy. It's a serious mistake to treat acne j ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: No topical agent is strong enough to control acne on the trunk. Keep using topical benzoyl peroxide and get with your personal physician as well for p ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Can do all: Acne can leave dark spots. If there is no true scarring then the skin will return to normal. You need to be on acne treatment that will prevent flares ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
49 years experience Dermatology
Acne : This is a case where the first response should be to see a dermatologist. This is one of the major things that we treat so you need to see one of us t ... Read More

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