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How can one get rid of the scab and scarring caused after popping a pimple?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 56 years experience
ACNE, BLACK MARKS: For acne, Retin-A dry the pimples and exfoliates the scars. For the black marks, try using eldoquin 4percent 2x/ day.
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Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Multiple Options: First off, do not pop pimples. Doing so can cause infections limited to the skin or even extending much farther and deeper than this. Acne scarring can be effectively improved with chemical peels, dermabrasion, lasers, and dermarolling.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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