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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
2,406 doctors shared insights

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


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I have pimple scars on my face for few years now how do I get a clean n clear face ..

I have pimple scars on my face for few years now how do I get a clean n clear face ..

Pimples vs acne: There may be a variety of causes at first need to be evaluated prior to recommending a blanket statement. Hormonal or food sensitivities may require medication. Otherwise good skin hygiene with possible use of antibiotics or anti-inflammatory agents as well as topical retinoids may be beneficial. ...Read more

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How can you remove pimple scars?

How can you remove pimple scars?

Various ways: First, make sure your acne is being treated so as to not produce new scars! red or brown marks can be faded with lasers and/or topical fading creams. Many depressed acne scars can improve with laser treatments (such as ablative or non ablative fractional resurfacing treatments). Deep scars may need to be untethered (subcision) or actually cut out (excised). ...Read more

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How would i remove pimple scars?

How would i remove pimple scars?

Dermabrasion: Removing the superficial layers of shin can improve acne scaring, consult a dermatologist for their opinion. ...Read more

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How can I remove my pimple scars?

How can I remove my pimple scars?

A dermatologist: One's primary care doctor can refer to a dermatologist, who can examine the old scars to see what can be done. Some techniques include chemical peels to smooth out tiny defects, dermabrasion to sand the skin to become more even, and injecting fillers into some spots. Different dermatologists may use different methods, so it is fine to get opinions from two dermatologists. ...Read more

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How can you remove of pimple scars?

How can you remove of pimple scars?

Resurfacing: You can reduce the appearance of pimple scars with laser skin resurfacing or dermabrasion. Chemical peels and microdermabrasion can help also. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat pimple scars?

What can I do to treat pimple scars?

Healing scars: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. As healing occurs, new tissues fill in that are different than normal and less elastic. This is a scar. Over time it will fade in color but always be there. ...Read more

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Do pimple scars go away on their own?

Do pimple scars go away on their own?

Yes: Over a period of months to years they will become less conspicuous, especially on the face. Future appearance depends on how deep they are & how dark. ...Read more

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Home remedies for curing pimple scars?

Home remedies for curing pimple scars?

None effective: Scarring from acne reflects a probem deep in the skin, in the dermis. Topical creams tend not to affect changes in the deep layer of skin. There are medically applied resurfacing treatments such as laser therapy and chemical peels that will lessen the scars. Nothing has been shown to totally remove the scars. Special make-up created to cover scars isaffordable and cosmetically appealing. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more