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How do I get rid of back acne scars?

How do I get rid of back acne scars?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Your acne should be well-controlled. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon (board-certified) to begin your search for an appropriate course of action. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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How can I get rid of my back acne scars ?

How can I get rid of my back acne scars  ?

Ablative resurfcaing: The best treatment is pretreatment to minimize inflamation and prepare for laser, then ablative laser resurfacing. ...Read more

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Can you share any home remedies for back acne scars (keloids)?

Can you share any home remedies for back acne scars (keloids)?

None will work: I am very sorry that you ended with keloidal acne scars. This didn't need to happen. If your family's devotion to "natural healing" caused them to neglect this serious and permanently disfiguring disease, i hope this will cause you to wise up and recognize how wrong they were not to get you a real rx. Get with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon -- it's likely they maybe able to help some. ...Read more

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What to do if I have so many pimples on my back and I use to pop them now What to do if I have back acne scars help!!?

What to do if I have so many pimples on my back and I use to pop them now What to do if I have back acne scars help!!?

Get treated: You're going to need a topical plus a systemic prescription-strength medication for your acne. If you are offered isotretinoin, be brave and take it. There's no reason that a person needs to be in your situation nowadays. Make that phone call to your physician now. ...Read more

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I've had severe back acne for years it's finally clearing up a littlebut my back is covered in acne scars. What can I do to get rid of them naturally?

I've had severe back acne for years it's finally clearing up a littlebut my back is covered in acne scars. What can I do to get rid of them naturally?

Acne scars: Will persist and become less inflamed with time. There is really nothing effective that I am aware of that you can do yourself for the scarring itself. ...Read more

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I m 17 and have horrific back acne scars is their any procedure to remove them ?

I m 17 and have horrific back acne scars is their any procedure to remove them ?

Yes!: There are several options to improve acne scars. Dermarolling, chemical peels, laser treatments, and certain topical skin care agents can significantly improve the scarring. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for removing back acne scars?

What is the best remedy for removing back acne scars?

Tough deep problem: These are very difficult scars to remove due to the thickness of the skin and depth of the scars. Depending on the problem: raised, depressed, wide, red, dark, etc, a variety of techniques such as microdermabrasion, injections, fillers, pdt, laser, ipl, dermabrasion, grafts, flaps, etc, may be indicated. ...Read more

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I have really bad back acne scars is it a bad idea to use bio oil? If yes, what should I do?

I have really bad back acne scars is it a bad idea to use bio oil? If yes, what should I do?

?: I have no empirical knowledge of bio oil, nor can i, on brief initial effort, discover the actual ingredients. If i was asked to guess, i would prejudicially posit that the high customer satisfaction ratings have more to do with placebo effect, cosmetic effect orator just marketing than any objective physical benefit. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of back acne? And acne scars on my face and back? The ones on my back are really big and dark.

What is the best way to get rid of back acne? And acne scars on my face and back? The ones on my back are really big and dark.

Numerous choices: There are a variety of treatments that vary according to the severity of scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, fillers, fat grafting, excision, grafting, etc. However your first goal should be to stop the active lesions by seeing a dermatologist for possible prescriptions, this may take several trials, as well as a good skin care regimen depending on the type of acne and skin. ...Read more

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What can make bad back acne scars go away for good?

Specialist Rx: I am sorry your severe acne was neglected and you were scarred. Nothing you can do will touch it. A physician can offer laser, filler, or microsurgery. Especially on a man some acne scarring can be a plus. ...Read more

Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Acne Scar (Definition)

Acne scars are much deeper than the 2 dimensional blemish on the surface. The collagen fibers may extend through the subcutaneous fat to pull the surface down toward the underlying fascial layers. This creates the three dimensional "pit" common ...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