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how to get rid of acne scarring on the arms

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Miller
24 years experience Family Medicine
Acne scar tx: It depends.....If the scars are flat and discolored there are otc and prescription strength creams to help blend the pigment. If they are indented or ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: I am VERY sorry you've ended up with scarring, and even more sorry that you're not already under the care of a competent physician who should have bee ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Santin
14 years experience Vascular Surgery
Keep out of Sun: By keeping these out of the sun it may help decrease the chance of them getting darker and may help give them time to heal. With time they may lighte ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Systemic Rx: Acne on the trunk usually requires systemic treatment. A regimen such a topical benzoyl peroxide plus tetracycline 500 2x/day might be sufficient; don ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE: Acne occuring on back, arm and shoulders are treated the same way according to severity.It is directed to less sebum production, comedone formation an ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Fractional Laser: Fractional laser can reduce the appearance of acne scars. This should be performed by a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
A 28-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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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Forget "natural": Acne is a serious, chronic disease that you need to manage effectively with what works. The one "herbal" remedy that may help is tea tree oil but this ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Manage, not cure: Acne is a chronic disease that can be managed effectively until it remits on it own. Until then, you need to manage it. If it's on your back, you'll n ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
17 years experience Pharmacology
Need a diagnosis: You need to see your skin specialist to first diagnose the problem. There may be many disease presentations that may look like "baby acne" or what you ... Read More
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