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How much time does it take acne marks to fade if I use a mark fading cream?

How much time does it take acne marks to fade if I use a mark fading cream?

About four weeks: Be careful with the bleach. The hyperpigmented marks will probably face some, the red ones will not. ...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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Acne remove cream?

There are many: There are several retinoids, all by prescription: tretinion, tazarotene, adapalene. Antibiotics can also come in cream form but those also require a prescription. There are also benzoyl peroxide creams that generally do not require a prescription. You should consult a dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Cream for acne marks?

Cream for acne marks?

None work: The brown spots after acne fade with time, but only a dermatologist can make scars less visible. If that is what you want (most folks you meet won't care unless scarring is severe), lasers, fillers, and surgery are available. These work and you have a right to something more effective than an ineffective topical. ...Read more

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What acne cream is suggested?

What acne cream is suggested?

Rx: Benzoyl peroxide is the most effective over-the-counter remedy but it's much better combined with topical clindamycin, or replaced by clindamycin-plus-a retinoic acid derivative if there's lots of blackheads. If severe, deep, or on the trunk, time to find the right systemic antibiotic and/or for a female to consider the oral contraceptive pill. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a cream that treats acne?

What is a cream that treats acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: This or retinoic acid are your best friends. For more severe acne, your personal physician can help. ...Read more

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Could avon acne cream really work?

Could avon acne cream really work?

Maybe: This is pricey, gimmicky salicylic acid. It might clear you, and you can also try topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. If you're not clear in two weeks, then no topical agent will help and you owe it to yourself to get with your personal physician. ...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