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what to do to treat dark spots caused by acne

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It should not increase the risk of acne.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Bleaching agents: Post inflammatory pigment in the skin especially if you are darked complexioned requires not only treatment with topical agents but sun exposure prote ... Read More
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Therapy: You should ask your dermatologist about being treated with Accutane or photo dynamic therapy.
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Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
PIH: What you are describing is post inflammatory hyperpigmentation(pih). Anytime there is inflammation on the skin especially in darker skin a stain can b ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Post-acne pigment: Lesions often heal with dark spots; a hydroquinone-based bleach can lighten them, but they fade on their own quickly. It's likely they bother you more ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dar ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Will face eventually: These often take several years to fade. I hope your acne is being managed; especially when it is on the trunk, it usually requires systemic treatment.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Visit this site for home remedies for Acne: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment Wish you good health!
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Can do all: Acne can leave dark spots. If there is no true scarring then the skin will return to normal. You need to be on acne treatment that will prevent flares ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Don't know: I am not sure what exact "remedy" you are using. Olive oil by itself will not likely cause dark spots to fade. Things like tretinoin and hydroquinone ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Red Spots: Bleaching creams are used to treat brown spots not red spots. You could use Mederma or kelocote both of them are over the counter.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
DARK SPOTS, ETC: WHAT, YOUNG LADY, IS THE QUESTION?
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