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Dr. Bryan McIntosh
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
It's normal: For probably unclear reasons, that injured skin is more susceptible to developing pimples. Be sure that the products you use to cleanse and moisturize ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Inclusion cyst milia: Inclusion cysts are quite common after a resurfacing injury. While a moisturizing agent to promote epitheliazation is usually recommended, excessive u ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Pimples: Keep the area dry and clean, avoid very tight fitting pants or underwear. Try applying rubbing alcohol to these regions daily to eradicate staph bacte ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin infection: The most likely cause of the bloody pimples is a localized skin infection - if the moles had negative pathology (benign conditions) then there is no r ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Healing scars: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Over a period of months to years they will become less conspicuous, especially on the face. Future appearance depends on how deep they are & how dark.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
38 years experience Wound care
None effective: Scarring from acne reflects a probem deep in the skin, in the dermis. Topical creams tend not to affect changes in the deep layer of skin. There are ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Occhialini
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Prevent: The best thing to do is treat any ongoing acne to prevent further scarring. Treatment for existing scar is varied and depends on what the scars look l ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Popping a pimple may cause a scar. Whether it is lifelong or for a few years is unknown. When you pop a pimple, you are disrupting the natural skin ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
PIMPLES & SCARRING: I DOUBT IF YOU CAN DO IT YOURSELF. SEE YOU PCP OR DERMATOLOGIST. ONLY THESE DOCTORS CAN HELP YOU.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Wong
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Acne scars: A variety of modalities are available such as dermabrasion, excision or subcision, laser or radiofrequency resurfacing, injectable fillers, fat and/or ... Read More

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