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How do I reduce redness on post acne marks?

How do I reduce redness on post acne marks?

New treatments: See a specialist in skin or anti-aging. For example I offer skin treatments using a cutting edge treatment called platelet rich plasma and micro needling. This is basically the same treatment as in the Vampire Facelift and it works GREAT on acne scarring. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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When do post acne redness and red marks fade on its own?

When do post acne redness and red marks fade on its own?

Can take awhile: You can get both over-the-counter and prescription-strength creams that will stimulate new skin cell growth to reduce the appearance of scars. These creams often contain Alpha hydroxy acids or salicylic acids, and some contain corticosteroids or antihistamines to help reduce inflammation and itching. Vinegar is a good natural remedy. If these don't work, visit your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a mark of acne and it will become redness, what's best medicine to redness? /

I have a mark of acne and it will become redness, what's best medicine to redness? /

None: Nothing is quick. In most cases, good skin comes from consistently taking good care of your skin and body (good nutrition). To reduce the reddness don't pick, rub or scratch the pimples; also if the pimple is open avoid putting anything on it that could irritate it further. In a few days, it won't be nearly as red. ...Read more

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I applied toothpaste overnight on my acne but it left me with redness marks on my face. How shall I eliminate the redness marks?

I applied toothpaste overnight on my acne but it left me with redness marks on my face. How shall I eliminate the redness marks?

Give it time: Give the marks time to heal.
For general care of your face, consult this site for home remedies for acne.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I don't have severe acne, but how can I control all of the redness?

I don't have severe acne, but how can I control all of the redness?

Proper cleansing: Some erythema may still be present in the area of acne formation if true acne does not appear. You can use warm compresses and non-oily cream but avoid rubbing or picking at the area. ...Read more

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What can I do to decrease the redness of my acne?

What can I do to decrease the redness of my acne?

Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasion or prescription skin care. There are many options and you need a regimen tailored to your specific situation and expected results. ...Read more

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How to reduce redness from my acne?

How to reduce redness from my acne?

Skin moisturizer: Try using a moisturizer frequently. Stop using your acne medicine daily and go to an every other day schedule. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC topical drug to remove redness after acnes? My face is have always redness of already eliminated acnes what's the solution?

Depends: How long has it been since the ance disappeared? You may need something more aggressive like chemical peels to get rid of the layers little by little as at times the ted spots can turn into permanent dark spots. You could try a low strength of hydro quinine but we usually reserve this medication for the darker spots and not the red ones. Be sure you keep moisturizing well! ...Read more

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Any products for acne redness & acne?

Any products for acne redness & acne?

A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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Can using ice remove redness from acne?

Can using ice remove redness from acne?

Won't help: The redness that follows the healing of an acne lesion isn't going to go away except with time. Keep your acne under control with topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, or if this does not clear you in two weeks, with whatever your physician can add or substitute. ...Read more

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How can you reduce the redness of acne?

How can you reduce the redness of acne?

Early treatment: Early use of medication and avoidance of squeesing blemishes will reduce redness. Time heals the redness. ...Read more

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Redness and acne, what do you recommend?

Redness and acne, what do you recommend?

Acne treatment: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products or prescription medications including topical cream with or without oral medications. Don't pick! A dermatologist should be able to help you. ...Read more

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What can I do for my acne n its redness? ?

What can I do for my acne n its redness? ?

Sunscreen: Daily sunscreen at least SPF 15 and a good moisturizer twice a day will help. If you're new to any medicine for your acne, you may want to start off slow. Eg once a day first before twice a day. Some may cause sensitivity. ...Read more

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How can you reduce the redness of my acne?

How can you reduce the redness of my acne?

Scientific Rx: There is no way to reduce post-acne redness but you can keep new lesions at bay. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerable has not cleared you in 20 weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Need tips for removing acne/reducing redness?

Need tips for removing acne/reducing redness?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I remove the redness of a popped acne?

How can I remove the redness of a popped acne?

Time: Please give it time to heal. You may use cosmetics to hide the redness. ...Read more

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Ice massage can disappear my acne redness right?

Ice massage can disappear my acne redness right?

Yes, but...: It's not effective in the long-term management of a serious, chronic, disfiguring, non-lifestyle-related disease. Please get with a competent physician now, especially if you are responsible for the health of a young person with acne. ...Read more

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Tried and true home remedies for acne and redness?

Tried and true home remedies for acne and redness?

Home acne treatments: Here are some great non-prescription options for acne treatment:

1) tea-tree oil
2) topical sulfur
3) Alpha hydroxy acids. ...Read more

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Does the redness caused by acne fade away by itself?

Yes: A red mark is a tiny scar forming following injury, as the tissue remodels. Each is likely to last for around two months. There's little to do about them beyond getting your acne managed by your physician so that they don't continue to form. ...Read more

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How do I eliminate redness left from acne?? Thank you

Dermatologist: Check with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to see what might be the most appropriate treatment for you. There are a lot of options out there depending on what "type" of redness it is. Generally anti-inflammatory creams are a good place to start. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is there a good way to make redness/darkness from acne go away?

Is there a good way to make redness/darkness from acne go away?

Prevent new lesions: The red is new blood vessels that you need to heal the injured tissue. The post-inflammatory pigment will fade in a few weeks or months and you can disfigure yourself by trying to remove it. The key is disease control. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Redness left over from years of acne is bothering me. What can I do?

Redness left over from years of acne is bothering me. What can I do?

Laser and peels: The red "marks" left over from acne can be troubling. They are usually not true scars but more enlarged tiny blood vessels in the areas of inflammation. Chemical peels (such as a beta peel) can help as can certain lasers such as the ktp or pulsed dye. See your dermatologist to talk about these options. ...Read more

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I have really bad acne and redness. Do you recommend any home remedies?

I have really bad acne and redness. Do you recommend any home remedies?

None works: No "home remedy" touches acne. Benzoyl peroxide is the only over-the-counter treatment that works. If your acne is bad, it's a crime not to get you treated -- growing up is hard enough. All acne is easy to manage with today's rx's; please get with a savvy physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please answer! What products really do reduce appearance/remove acne redness?

Please answer! What products really do reduce appearance/remove acne redness?

Scientific Rx: The redness that stays for several weeks after an acne lesion begins to regress cannot be treated effectively. It's the new blood vessels growing into the area for healing of the damaged connective tissue. Acne needs to be managed so that new lesions do not form. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for an added Rx. ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce the amount of acne I have to make the redness better?

Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more

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I suffer from redness and tons of acne scarring, what to do?

Scientific Rx: You need to focus on preventing new lesions. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician. Nothing you can do will touch the red of a healing acne lesion; it's new vessels necessary to restore the deep skin. Depressed scars can be addressed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with laser, microsurgery or filler. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne and redness?

How to get rid of acne and redness?

Manage it: Acne cannot be cured. Red post-acne lesions must heal on their own. You must manage it until it remits on its own. It is unrelated to hygiene or lifestyle and only marginally to diet. No "pop" cure works. Anyone telling you otherwise is lying. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add a prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Will iodine remove the redness of acne?

Will iodine remove the redness of acne?

Acne Redness: Iodine will not remove the redness of acne but will leave your skin an orange color. There are two otc products that can help: Mederma and kelocote. Step 3
spot check any remaining redness with a drop of redness-relief eye drops. These eye drops will also remove the redness but this is only temporary. ...Read more

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How can I treat mometasone redness and acne?

How can I treat mometasone redness and acne?

Discontinue: Mometasone is a powerful glucocortocoid steroid that you should use very, very sparingly if at all on your face. If you tried using it and you also had acne, there will be trouble. Manage your acne with topical benzoyl peroxide, discontinue the mometasone and if you have a personal physician or access to a dermatologist, get seen. ...Read more

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How can you reduce the redness of your skin left after acne?

How can you reduce the redness of your skin left after acne?

Redness: Redness due to resolving acne will disappear over time. The key is to medically treat any existing or future breakouts ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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