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What causes acne and scars on chin?

What causes acne and scars on chin?

Many causes: Affecting the sebaceous glands that may be associated with the sebaceous glands of the chin skin and associated hair follicles. Acne disease has many causes ranging from diet sensitive, to stress related, and hormone responsive. It amy take to determine the best medication and skin care regimen for your particular problem so be patient. ...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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What are the main causes of acne scars?

What are the main causes of acne scars?

Infection: Low grade infection with inflammation and injury with damage with subsequent healing/necrosis/fibrosis involving surrounding dermal and subcutaneous structures will produce the resulting scars that are characteristic of acne (ice pick, shallow depressions, epithelial bridges, etc). ...Read more

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What causes acne scars to heal so slowly?

What causes acne scars to heal so slowly?

Inflammation: The inflammatory response associated with them results in prolonged healing times. Can see dermatologist / asthetician / cosmetic surgeon for help in expediting process. ...Read more

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Can sunscreen cause my acne scars to fade?

Can sunscreen cause my acne scars to fade?

No: It will protect them from darkening which is recommended, but it will not cause them to fade. ...Read more

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What causes rid of acne and acne scars naturally?

Forgive my frankness: This is the 21st century and you owe it to yourself to use remedies that actually work. Your physician can manage acne using compounds that are gifts from mother nature -- benzoyl peroxide, the retinoic acid derivatives, isotretinoin, and the wonderful antibiotics made by natural micro-organisms. Acne scars can be partially hidden using techniques available to dermatologists. ...Read more

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How come my acne scar from over a year is red and feels bumpy what can cause this?

Scar, keloid: It could be a form of scar that is called a keloid , where it gets carried away by itself and over grows. I would suggest a dermatologist to examine it. ...Read more

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What do you recommend I use to remove my acne scars and rejuvenate my skin? Does the product cause acne break outs?

What do you recommend I use to remove my acne scars and rejuvenate my skin? Does the product cause acne break outs?

Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options include fractional lasers or subscision. ...Read more

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What can I do about acne scars on my chin? I have a few that are pretty prominent and have been there for almost a year!

What can I do about acne scars on my chin? I have a few that are pretty prominent and have been there for almost a year!

Chin acne scarring: Site unseen this is a difficult question to answer. Some acne scarring is a valley and others have sharp edges, like a pock mark. They are treated differently. Valleys may be addressed with fillers. Pock marks may need to be excised and closed. I feel the best suggestion would be to see you in consult and evaluate your chin in person. ...Read more

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Could a acne scar treatment cause discoloration to my facial skin?

Yes: People should generally put sunscreen on any scar on the face with an spf of 30 or greater to reduce color changes in the scar for at least 6 months. ...Read more

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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