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Will red spots from acne fade go away

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Already answered: but to recap it can take weeks to months, and sometimes red spots can leave scars so the sooner you treat the better, see derm for LED treatments and ... Read More

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 15 years experience
Time: The red marks left by inflamed acne lesions will face on their own in time.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sunburn - haven't: heard of using Noxzema for this. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help sunburn pain. Cool compresses & a... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Acne scars: This is best addressed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon, as there are a whole host of options to help reverse skin damage.
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
Red spots first: First, you need to get control of the acne (red spots): use otc benzyl peroxide and salicylic acid wash. If that doesnt work, talk to yoir derm. Dep... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Don't do it: This is for the hyperpigmented brown lesions, not the red ones. I'm much more concerned that you even have to ask. All acne can be managed scientifica... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Optional Treatments: The red spots are from the extra blood flow in area healing from acne infection. They will gradual reduce in time. Can use silicone gel sheets, ipl ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cosmetics: Other than cosmetics, there's no way to get rid of acne instantly. There are many topical preparations (eg, Benzaclin, (clindamycin and benzoyl pero... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Noxema mask: there may be better treatments for sunspots and acne . Have your skin evaluated by a board certified dermatologist

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