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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Csaba Magassy
58 years experience Plastic Surgery
Dermatological consult: Please consult your deramtologist that can advise you about your skin condition and how best can it improve it

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Pimples: Don't pop them--it just makes your skin red and can leave scars. See your doctor for a treatment to proven them.
A female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing: Leave it alone! don't pop it or do anything to it. It will scab over and when the new skin grows, the scab will fall off. Otherwise, you will create ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pimples: You should see you primary care physician to have the wound evaluated.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Redness: Redness due to resolving acne will disappear over time. The key is to medically treat any existing or future breakouts
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: There is no way to reduce post-acne redness but you can keep new lesions at bay. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerable has not cleared you in 20 we ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Natural process: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Can't be done: Let it heal naturally. Topical retinoic acid may help keep the number of blackheads at bay, though it's not entirely pleasant to use. Ask your persona ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Skin moisturizer: Try using a moisturizer frequently. Stop using your acne medicine daily and go to an every other day schedule.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stop: picking at it.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Winters
55 years experience Dermatology
Early treatment: Early use of medication and avoidance of squeesing blemishes will reduce redness..Time heals the redness.
A male asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Facial flush. Acne: Try reducing the heat in your shower water. The redness in your cheeks can be reduced longterm with a treatment like ipl (intense pulsed light) or nd: ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Time: Usually fades over time, but can take longer with acne medication use.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Time: Please give it time to heal. You may use cosmetics to hide the redness.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Pimple appearance: The most important thing to remember is to avoid the urge to pick at your skin! Keep your skin clean and moisturized with hyoallergenic products, and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE, BLACK MARKS: For acne, Retin-A dry the pimples and exfoliates the scars. For the black marks, try using eldoquin 4percent 2x/ day.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Home remedies: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment Please consult this site for home remedies. You may need to try m ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasi ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Shackelford
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
No short answer.: If you scars are indeed acne, you should let the scabs heal and see a dermatologist for treatment. The swelling will subside naturally, but sometimes ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent. Having said that, there are ways to make them less noticeable. The first is time: scars mature over 6-18 months and don't assume ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely to be: Due to garlic. Garlic does not usually cause redness. If the redness is bothersome you should consult your doctor for an evaluation.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: There are no quick fixes here, but all acne is easily managed nowadays and I am very sorry you haven't been treated already. If topical benzoyl peroxi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Redness...: ...Is usually the last thing to resolve in acne. It will resolve by itself over time, but there are anti-inflammatory creams available that will speed ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
You could: You could try using otc eye drops that reduce redness on your skin.
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