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what cream should i use to reduce acne and hyperpigmentation

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
We use: We use 4% hydroquinone Retin-A and sometimes steroids to lighten areas. See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes you can. Discuss with your dermatologist other things you can do.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
20 years experience Dermatology
Multiple choices: Acne scars that are dark can be faded by prescriptions containing hydroquinone or products such as finacea. Red acne scars can be faded using laser tr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
First control acne: Acne is a complex disease treated with a variety of approaches ranging from topical anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, as well as hormonal, medical reg ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lasers or bleaching: Treatment with a fractionated laser or an intense pulsed light system can be very effective in lightening hyperpigmentation. Adding a bleaching agent ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
Many ways: The inexpensive approach is use high spf sunscreen to prevet further injury. Then start vitamin c to interfere with the production of melanin. Give ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
No need for this: You don't likely need lightening agents for for post-acne lesions. They should fade over time as long as you as using a good moisturizer and sun block ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably not: Bio oil will pro ably not help. Avoiding sun, mild steroid creams, retin-a, kojic acid and hydroquinone may be more beneficial but this will depend on ... Read More
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