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Which is better to remove eczema scars glycolic acid or salicytic acid, note that eczema is cured but leaves dark marks all over body ?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Marks left from: eczema are typically not scars but rather postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. both glycolic and salicylic acid work, with glycolic being more irritating (which could ignite your eczema to flare) but you likely need to add a lightener to your regimen

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