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worst facial scarring after acne symptom

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
31 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Cystic acne: Cystic acne can leave bad scarring. Main reason to treat acne is to prevent or to have less scarring. You can take an antibiotics and have a laser tr ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Definition: Scarring that occurs after acne infection.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Depressed scars: Inflammatory acne with cysts can cause depression of skin as ice picks, rolling scars or irregular indentations. In some cases on chest back and even ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Laser abrasion: Several options are available, but the most effective, in my experience, is laser abrasion, which smoothes out the edges of the scars to make them les ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
21 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Multiple options: Acne scars come in several "flavors." there are ice pick scars, boxcar scars, rolling scars and atrophic scars. Acne scars are difficult to treat. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Doubtful: This is not the typical type of eruption seen in HIV disease, but if you are at all concerned about the possibility of having been infected, strongly ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Pichler
55 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Acne scars: Usually plastic or facial plastic surgeons and cosmetic dermatologists are the ones that treat this condition.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Scientific Rx: All acne can be managed and i'm sorry you ended up with scars. With a history of scarring, make an appointment now with your personal physician for pr ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
High-tech: I'm sorry your acne was neglected. There's nothing you can do on your own. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon can use a laser, microsurgery ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Acne scars: It is unlikely that your skin will be clear but it can be improved. Treatment must be based on addressing the active disease (usually with oral retino ... Read More
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