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Acne For How Much Longer
May take 3 months or: longer to seen significant results from tretinoin, and occasionally there is a small flare before things look better. Before that, your skin may feel dry, but if it is very red or inflamed, cut back on the quantity of gel applied and/or the frequency. Redness from previous pimples take time to fade as well as stopping the cycle of new pimples. ...Read more
Depends: The deeper the acne infection, the deeper the scar. Cystic acne can scar for life. If it was a deep, bad pimple, theoretically, some scars can take up to a year to heal. Most acne scars will also pigment and that can be permanent. Usually if its superficial, will disappear in 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: Chlamydia can quietly infect the sensitive linings of your Fallopian tubes with no outward symptoms leading to scarring and poor function.Women can end up with a dangerous tubal pregnancy, lose a tube and eventually be unable to have babies without special help. There is no set time frame, but the longer infection is unrecognized and untreated, the more likely the problem. ...Read more
5K-15K: Depends on a variety of factors -- and in-person consultation would be required to give a more refined estimate. In general, rhinoplasties are 5-15k depending upon geographic location and the amount of work that is required to be done. Some portions may be covered by insurance if there are functional breathing issues. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
When you Rx it: Acne remits but there's no telling when. I was able to stop treating myself when I was 50. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add some prescription-strength Rx. If you are offered isotretinoin, it will clear you for months and perhaps it will end your acne, but it's not for the faint hearted -- most folks are glad who try it. ...Read more
6weeks is normal: The hair follicles in the dermal layer of the skin take approximately 6 weeks to return to normal, and the hair usually follows, but can take longer because accutane can effect our hormonal system and this may last for another couple of months, but usually is not a problem, so don't worry or stress can make it take longer! ...Read more
That depends: If the scars are new and superficial they may take weeks to months to heal. Older or deeper scars may never go away on their own. The best advise is to consult an experienced dermatologist or plastic surgeon to find out what can be done for your scars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 weeks: Need at least 4-6 weeks to see improvement. ...Read more
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