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What can cause facial acne?

What can cause facial acne?

Facial Acne: Are you just trying to learn about Acne at 49? thats great. Here is a link below to start your education on Acne https://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/a---d/acne ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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Can fine facial hair cause acne?

Can fine facial hair cause acne?

Facial hair and acne: In short, no. There is no relationship. ...Read more

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Can Accutane cause facial swelling?

Can Accutane cause facial swelling?

No: At least this is not in the listed side effects. It can case worsening of the acne for a few weeks after starting. ...Read more

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Does oily skin cause facial redness?

Does oily skin cause facial redness?

YES: Oil from skin can clog pores causing skin irriation and redness. Gentle soap washing and observation for 2 weeks is advisable. ...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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Can facial peels/exfoliation have any effect on keloids?

Can facial peels/exfoliation have any effect on keloids?

Steroid injections: Keloids respond poorly to peels..One must apply pressure therapy or steroid injections to have an effect. ...Read more

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Can microdermabrasion cause scarring?

Can microdermabrasion cause scarring?

Yes: Each person's scarring pattern is unique to that person, so you need to take that into account for any surgery. That being said, microdermabrasion is one of the least scarring types of procedures . ...Read more

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Can fine facial hair cause cystic acne in women?

Can fine facial hair cause cystic acne in women?

Fine hair: Fine hair may still result in dirt getting caught around follicles which can be nidus for start of localized acne infection... Or even folliculitis. ...Read more

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Does impetigo cause scarring?

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Does impetigo cause scarring?

Generally not: Impetigo is a superficial skin infection, when healed you are left with a mild redness for a couple of weeks. Unless the infection is deep, such as carbuncles or inflamed cysts, scar generally does not result. Impetigo, by definition, is superficial, thus does not generally leave scars. ...Read more

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Does dermabrasion help cure acne scarring?

Does dermabrasion help cure acne scarring?

Depends on Severity: Dermabrasion was once the best treatment for acne scars, but it often took a long time for the skin to heal and the treatment can leave scars or permanent lightening of the skin. The newest treatment is with fractionated co2 laser which is more effective, less likely to cause scarring and patients have less downtime. ...Read more

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Can sunscreen cause my acne scars to fade?

Sunscreen: When you wear sunscreen you are protecting yourself from the damaging effects of the sun. Typically any scar on your skin will appear darker or more intense when exposed to the sun. Unless your sunscreen has an active ingredient that helps reduce the appearance of scars, simply protecting your skin from the sun is helping scars fade. ...Read more

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Does alcohol cause facial redness?

Does alcohol cause facial redness?

It may.: Consuming alcohol can induce dilation or widening of the vascular channels that supply the skin of the face. In some people, due to genetics or due to a condition called acne rosacea, you can see a real and immediate flushing or blushing with alcohol consumption. ...Read more

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What makeup can cause acne?

What makeup can cause acne?

Any: Any product applied to acne-prone skin can cause acne... But "non-comedogenic" products are less likely because they lack ingredients known to clog pores & cause acne in "most" people. So, advise that everything (including other skin care products) applied to your face be oil-free non-comedogenic products, and that you remove/wash off all makeup & daytime skin products before bed. ...Read more

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Will rosacea cause acne?

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Will rosacea cause acne?

No: Rosacea and acne are different disorders. Acne is a follicular disease characterized by increase oil gland production, colonization of p.Acnes bacteria, resulting in pustules and white or black heads. Rosacea is not follicle based, and is associated with increased demodex (mite) colonization, triggered by sun, heat, alcohol, caffiene, etc... One can have both conditions at the same time. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more