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does soframycin skin cream reduce acne scars

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Dr. Joel Steckelman
Specializes in Pediatrics
YES: Safe but not effective.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ross Blagg
15 years experience Plastic Surgery
Safe, yes. : Skin lightening creams such as those with hydroquinone are generally safe to use on the face and can help blend skin that has a splotchy appearance in ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
It's: worth a "try" but an exact answer is not possible. (It depends upon the extent and depth of your scars Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Woods
15 years experience Dermatology
Benzoyl peroxide : Bpo is a good place to start--there are many good over the counter preparations that you can leave on overnight and it will control mild acne. If you ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Revitol: Revitol scar removal cream - remove scars, reduce acne scars treatment with acne scar removal lotion ~ 1 jar by revitol 2.8 out of 5 stars  see all re ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I'm sorry you ended up with scars because your acne was not properly managed. A dermatologist can make these less visible with fillers, dermabrasion, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I am really sorry that your acne was neglected and you got scars. This stuff is asking to make things worse. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon may be ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE: Yes, it peel off gradually the blemishes and take care of your acne.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not acne scars: I'm sorry your disease led to scarring. This can be prevented with modern Rx. The scars can be managed by a plastic surgeon or dermatologist with a la ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Acne scarring is best treated with skin resurfacing lasers. These scars are very deep and can not be treated with topical treatments. Topical creams ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It's okay for keeping the acute lesions under control. I'm sorry you didn't get proper treatment when you developed your scarring. A dermatologist can ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: They won't touch the scars. Many men -- including several noted hollywood "tough guys" -- like the scars for the character they give. Others hate t ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
No : Benzoyl peroxide can help prevent acne, but acne scars are permanent. Certain treatments may decrease the appearance of scarring, but not cure the sca ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: However, scar massage with lotion has been shown to reduce the appearance of scars. In my practice i typically recommend 10 minutes twice a day for 3 ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It's great for the folliculitis variant of tinea versicolor / pityrosporum infection, which is famously confused with acne. Any doubt, get seen by a p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably not: The main ingredient, azaleic acid, is used to treat acne or rosacea. It acts as an antibiotic but it also can lessen inflammation and can lessen pos ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acne Rosacea: Finacea is a topical gel containing azelaic acid, a naturally occurring acid. Azelaic acid helps the skin to renew itself more quickly and therefore r ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Erythromycin: No, the topical antibiotic application is meant to treat active infection or prevent infection which inflames acne, it does not improve the appearance ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: It is an exfoliant but not enough to erase scars. It is more for active acne and its control.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Tricky: It will help give you smoother skin with more uniform color, but will take 3 months to get there. Then continue to use it. At first it may be irritati ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not really: True microdermabrasion is limited to the epidermis whereas acne disease truly occurs in the deep dermis. Microdermabrasion is a slightly more agressiv ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Doubt it: This is evidently an indian preparation. No intervention removes scars, but a dermatologist can abrade, inject, or laser scars to make them less consp ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
22 years experience Dermatology
Use forever: I love tretinoin and think that every non-pregnant person should be using this (until it expires, of course). A small pea sized amount to your entire ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience Dermatology
Depends on Severity: Dermabrasion was once the best treatment for acne scars, but it often took a long time for the skin to heal and the treatment can leave scars or perma ... Read More
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