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best over the counter cream for acne marks on face? on diane which has cleared pimples but blemishes on my face are dark from previous pimples

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Dr. Louise Andrew
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PIH: or postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. You might want to try Azelaic acid, which works for both acne and PIH.
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
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Acne scars: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation from acne can be treated by one of the following - Alpha Hydroxy acid - Hydroquinone - Topical retinoids - Azelaic acid Other modalities include chemical peels and microdermabrasion. Discuss with your Dermatologist

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Last updated Oct 27, 2017

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