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How can I take the acne black spots. They leave in ur skin is there tratment please help. I want to take then off.

How can I take the acne black spots. They leave in ur skin is there tratment please help. I want to take then off.

Best left alone: If you have active lesions, get them managed. All acne can be controlled well nowadays. The dark spots on the skin (postinflammatory pigmentation) will fade over time; you might be offered a bleach to apply with care, but this is difficult and can itself be disfiguring. You're a young man; if you're physically fit, you'll look great with or without the acne spots that so many men your age sport. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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I have got acne, black spots all over my face. Should i try to eliminate them or should I just leave them as they are?

I have got acne, black spots all over my face. Should i try to eliminate them or should I just leave them as they are?

See a dermatologist: If the black spots are where the acne was, then they will fade, bt if are blackheads, will just get more-see a derm to control. ...Read more

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How can I cure acute acne and black spots on my face?

How can I cure acute acne and black spots on my face?

Dermatologist : You should really consult with a dermatologist. Acne is multifactorial and there isn't one single treatment that is good for everyone. Consult with one to get your individualized treatment. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I have lots of acne and black spots all over the face. I do drink lots water and doing homemade facials to reduce acne&marks but no result.Plz helpdoc?

I have lots of acne and black spots all over the face. I do drink lots water and doing homemade facials to reduce acne&marks but no result.Plz helpdoc?

Acne : This is a case where the first response should be to see a dermatologist. This is one of the major things that we treat so you need to see one of us to get a good plan for lifetime of facial care. Your general practitioner can help you but the dermatologist has it his or her specialty. There are so many remedies that there's no way to even begin to discuss them even partially here. That's why you. ...Read more

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I need help with spots/acne/black heads and oily skin! can you offer me any tips or suggestions?

I need help with spots/acne/black heads and oily skin! can you offer me any tips or suggestions?

Skincare recipe: Some things that will help acne & associated miseries: daily exfoliation with glycolic acid cleanser & topical glycolic acid product, daily retinoid, sun protection. Keep your hands (and phone) off your face. Use a clarisonic device because it deep cleans your skin. An african american male should see md to rule out pseudofolliculitis barbae-looks like acne but totally disappears with hair removal. ...Read more

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How to overcome the acne effects on the face skin and make the face clear with no black spots ?

How to overcome the acne effects on the face skin and make the face clear with no black spots ?

Acne; blackheads: Gently wash face w/ moisturizing soap/ cleanser (dove/tone/caress) twice a day. Don't squeeze pimples or blackheads (closed comedones); dermatologist has tool for extracting stubborn ones. Pat face dry; apply acne meds; moisturizer with sunblock. If otc products not enough, derm can rx others. ...Read more

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I have acne in my face and few became black spots .I need suggestions about some good acne creams to clear my face ?

I have acne in my face and few became black spots .I need suggestions about some good acne creams to clear my face ?

Get serious about Rx: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated is your best friend. If it is not sufficient to clear you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something prescription-strength until your illness self-cures. It's not hygiene, diet, or lifestyle related and you need to work to manage it. ...Read more

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Which fast and effective home remedies to get rid of black spots due to acne?

Which fast and effective home remedies to get rid of black spots due to acne?

Hydroquinone: This is a bleach that is probably available over the counter. Don't overdo it or you'll disfigure yourself. Since the spots fade in any case, think about leaving them alone altogether. Sorry this happened -- all acne is treatable nowadyas. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more