A 40-year-old member asked:
I'm starting to get some on my chest and neck. i also have acne scars. any good ideas to get rid of these?
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Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes, Neck and Back: Acne can occur anywhere there are sebaceous glands (oil glands) in the skin.
Web md is a great resource to learn more about acne. Skin hygiene with soap and water followed by benzol peroxide or 2% salicylic acid products are over the counter options. An evaluation by a dermatologist can help develop a long term plan. Resistant acne can also be treated with antibiotics and some laser therapy.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
What are good ways to get rid of huge acne scars?
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Pathology 45 years experience
Specialist referral: A dermatologist can make the scars less visible using dermabrasion, a laser, surgery, and/or injection. It is your choice. Movie stars tommy lee jones and jet li, and quarterback casey pachall chose to keep their scars for the "tough guy" effect.
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Last updated Oct 16, 2014
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