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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Takes months: They are granulation tissue and the new blood vessels haven't acquired the ability to constrict or been removed as the new dense connective tissue rep ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Acne scars: Doctor prescribed skin care programs, like Obagi and Dermesse, among others, can help with scarring. So can laser treatments and peels. See a doctor ... Read More
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Remove it: you can have your doctor remove it or shave it or burn it,all office procedure. or you apply make up on it and live with it.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Manage acute disease: The red spots are areas where new vessels are forming to heal after the old lesions. There's nothing you can do about them. What you can do is start m ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Consider wearing: A facial mask (joke!). Hopefully these links would be of help. There are no guarantees that these concealers won't make ur acne flare up. Best wishes! ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Post-acne redness isn't treatable. Let it fade on its own. The key is to keep new lesions from forming until the illness eventually remits. If topical ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Control the illness: The red lesions are new vessels supplying the sites where the damage from the lesions is healing. They fade after a few weeks. What you really need to ... Read More
A 37-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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Pariseau
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No, but: depending on the cause of the marks (?inflammatory acne, scarring, pigmentation change after inflammation) there are different options - usually a top ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, f ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: Try using virgin coconut oil as a moisturizer to remove red marks.

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