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Does acne go away after it present itself in the age of 20? Or redness of skin?

Does acne go away after it present  itself  in the age of 20?  Or redness of skin?

Usually is outgrown: Acne is related to hormones that start to be made at puberty in boys and girls. The hormones stimulate the oil gland, sebaceous gland, to become large and active, to produce alot of oil and often a bad, thick kind of oil, sebum. The first acne are little clogges pores, whiteheads and black heads, buf often the acne gets bigger and inflammed over time. Many people end acne at age 20 but not all. ...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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I need help with my acne. I have bumps all over my forehead and they are my skin colour; they just won't go away. i have redness and itchy skin HELP!

I need help with my acne. I have bumps all over my forehead and they are my skin colour; they just won't go away. i have redness and itchy skin HELP!

See Dermatologist: Until then keep face clean and dry, do not squeeze the pimples. Need to be seen. Have you tried any treatments before? If yes , what? Best to be seen and asked a lot of questions before giving a treatment? ...Read more

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My acne is gone my skin is smooth but I have dots that are brown somewhat red spot were the acne was what can it be and how can I make that go away?

My acne is gone my skin is smooth but I have dots that are brown somewhat red spot were the acne was what can it be and how can I make that go away?

Hyper pigmentation : Or it could be acne scars. Depends what you did to make the acne go away. You can possibly try a chemical peel or a skin lightening agent. This needs to be looked at to determine the best treatment. ...Read more

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Upper outer ear (skin, not inside/canal) suddenly red and throbbing. Can this be like acne or a clogged pore? Can I presume it will go away soon?

Upper outer ear (skin, not inside/canal) suddenly red and throbbing.  Can this be like acne or a clogged pore?  Can I presume it will go away soon?

Yes: Can be related to Acne pimple or other possible infection. Using topical acne cream twice a day along with hot compress several times a day may help. If no improvement or worse in the next 2 to 3 days, see your doctor for evaluation. ...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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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

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What do I do to quickly reduse redness from acne but not dry out skin?

What do I do to quickly reduse redness from acne but not dry out skin?

Treating acne: The "redness" is the inflammation part of acne. That means your acne is still active. Most topicals would dry up your akin, so try oral antibiotics. Dermatologists may help you get it. ...Read more

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Are there any products (price doesn't matter) that i could use to even skintone redness and acne scarring on cheeks to get even skin. Im on accutane?

Are there any products (price doesn't matter) that i could use to even skintone redness and acne scarring on cheeks to get even skin. Im on accutane?

Not on Accutane : When you finish Accutane try a consult for fractional co2 ablation ( i like mixto the best ) to get rid of scars and give a balance skin tone after one treatment! not one product for your problems are great. Just remember to moisturize during treatment ! ...Read more

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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