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A friend advised me to try out azelaic acid cream skinoren to fade post acne red marks ? What is it normally indicated for ?

A friend advised me to try out azelaic acid cream skinoren to fade post acne red marks ? What is it normally indicated for ?

Acne pigmentation: Azelaic acid belongs to a class of drugs known as dicarboxylic acids. Azelaic acid gel is a topical antibacterial used for treating mild to moderate acne rosacea. It does not fade or reduce post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation that is existing. However, effective treatment of inflammatory acne can reduce the incident of pigmentation. You will need to consult your dermatologist and use sunscreen. ...Read more

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A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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How do I reduce redness on post acne marks ?

How do I reduce redness on post acne marks ?

New treatments: see a specialist in skin or anti-aging. For example I offer skin treatments using a cutting edge treatment called platelet rich plasma and micro needling. This is basically the same treatment as in the Vampire Facelift and it works GREAT on acne scarring. ...Read more

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When do post acne redness and red marks fade on its own?

When do post acne redness and red marks fade on its own?

Can take awhile: You can get both over-the-counter and prescription-strength creams that will stimulate new skin cell growth to reduce the appearance of scars. These creams often contain Alpha hydroxy acids or salicylic acids, and some contain corticosteroids or antihistamines to help reduce inflammation and itching. Vinegar is a good natural remedy. If these don't work, visit your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a mark of acne and it will become redness, what's best medicine to redness?/

I have a mark of acne and it will become redness, what's best medicine to redness?/

None: Nothing is quick. In most cases, good skin comes from consistently taking good care of your skin and body (good nutrition). To reduce the reddness don't pick, rub or scratch the pimples; also if the pimple is open avoid putting anything on it that could irritate it further. In a few days, it won't be nearly as red. ...Read more

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I applied toothpaste overnight on my acne but it left me with redness marks on my face. How shall i eliminate the redness marks?

I applied toothpaste overnight on my acne but it left me with redness marks on my face. How shall i eliminate the redness marks?

Give it time: Give the marks time to heal. For general care of your face, consult this site for home remedies for acne. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How to reduce redness from my acne?

How to reduce redness from my acne?

Skin moisturizer: Try using a moisturizer frequently. Stop using your acne medicine daily and go to an every other day schedule. ...Read more

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Any products for acne redness & acne?

Any products for acne redness & acne?

A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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Can using ice remove redness from acne?

Can using ice remove redness from acne?

Won't help: The redness that follows the healing of an acne lesion isn't going to go away except with time. Keep your acne under control with topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, or if this does not clear you in two weeks, with whatever your physician can add or substitute. ...Read more

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How can you reduce the redness of acne?

How can you reduce the redness of acne?

Early treatment: Early use of medication and avoidance of squeesing blemishes will reduce redness..Time heals the redness. ...Read more

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Redness and acne, what do you recommend?

Redness and acne, what do you recommend?

Acne treatment: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products or prescription medications including topical cream with or without oral medications. Don't pick! A dermatologist should be able to help you. ...Read more

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What can i do for my acne n its redness? ?

What can i do for my acne n its redness? ?

Sunscreen : Daily sunscreen at least SPF 15 and a good moisturizer twice a day will help. If you're new to any medicine for your acne, you may want to start off slow. Eg once a day first before twice a day. Some may cause sensitivity. ...Read more

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How can you reduce the redness of my acne?

How can you reduce the redness of my acne?

Scientific Rx: There is no way to reduce post-acne redness but you can keep new lesions at bay. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerable has not cleared you in 20 weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Need tips for removing acne/reducing redness?

Need tips for removing acne/reducing redness?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I remove the redness of a popped acne?

How can I remove the redness of a popped acne?

Time: Please give it time to heal. You may use cosmetics to hide the redness. ...Read more

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Ice massage can disappear my acne redness right?

Ice massage can disappear my acne redness right?

Yes, but...: It's not effective in the long-term management of a serious, chronic, disfiguring, non-lifestyle-related disease. Please get with a competent physician now, especially if you are responsible for the health of a young person with acne. ...Read more

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What can I do to decrease the redness of my acne?

What can I do to decrease the redness of my acne?

Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasion or prescription skin care. There are many options and you need a regimen tailored to your specific situation and expected results. ...Read more

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Tried and true home remedies for acne and redness?

Tried and true home remedies for acne and redness?

Home acne treatments: Here are some great non-prescription options for acne treatment: 1) tea-tree oil 2) topical sulfur 3) Alpha hydroxy acids. ...Read more

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Does the redness caused by acne fade away by itself?

Yes: A red mark is a tiny scar forming following injury, as the tissue remodels. Each is likely to last for around two months. There's little to do about them beyond getting your acne managed by your physician so that they don't continue to form. ...Read more

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How do i eliminate redness left from acne?? Thank you

Dermatologist : Check with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to see what might be the most appropriate treatment for you. There are a lot of options out there depending on what "type" of redness it is. Generally anti-inflammatory creams are a good place to start. Hope that helps! ...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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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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