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Will follicular acne leave permanent scaring from the red marks? i had a pretty bad initial break out from accutane papules and pustules only .

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Dr. Michael Fisher answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Even with the most careful and conscientious treatment, acne scars may still occur. But not all scars are created equal. Generally, acne scars fall under two categories: those caused by a loss of tissue (atrophic), and those caused by an excess of tissue (hypertrophic). Within these categories, acne scars fall into one of four types: ice pick, boxcar, rolling and keloid scars.

Answered Sep 29, 2016

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