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I have left over red marks from popped pimples. I also have little scab-like dark marks. How can I get rid of these overnight?

I have left over red marks from popped pimples. I also have little scab-like dark marks. How can I get rid of these overnight?

Cover up: I am so sorry to tell you that there is no over night remedy for your skin problems. Your best bet is to try a good concealer. Derma blend is a great cover up and comes in every skin tone. ...Read more

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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How can I get rid of pimple redness?

How can I get rid of pimple redness?

Depends what cause i: If the cause is the medicine, benzoyl peroxide or tretinoin, they come in different formulations and strengths. Talk to your doc about it. If the lesions are infected then you qwill need antibiotics to deal with that. Speak to your doc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of redness in a popped pimple?

How can I get rid of redness in a popped pimple?

Leave it alone: If you hadn't popped the pimple in the first place it would be gone by now. I know how hard it is to leave pimples alone, but you'll be surprised how much less "angry" your face looks when you use your prescribed treatment and keep your hands off. I tell all my patients, "your face is not on strike, you don't have to pick it.". ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimple scars? How to reduce its redness

How can I get rid of pimple scars? How to reduce its redness

Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent. Having said that, there are ways to make them less noticeable. The first is time: scars mature over 6-18 months and don't assume their final form till then. Other methods are pressure, silicone sheeting, mederma, steroid injections or surgery. Surgery is a last resort for most scars, but many can be improved in this way if all else fails. ...Read more

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I have pimples and lots of redness around them, what products could I use to get rid of it?

I have pimples and lots of redness around them, what products could I use to get rid of it?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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Hello I am Akhil I am having some problems since yesterday I am having a pimple on my starting of hips they are a bit painful and got redness how to get rid off them?

Hello I am Akhil I am having some problems since yesterday I am having a pimple on my starting of hips they are a bit painful and got redness how to get rid off them?

Red hip pimple: May be eczema ( usually not painful) or infection- folliculitis/ abscess. You can try over the counter topical antibiotic like bacitracin and wash the area with hibiclens ( found in pharmacy). if it does not get better in next 24 hours MUST see doctor/urgent care to get it drained and for oral antibiotics f/u with doc. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of pimple redness?

How can I quickly get rid of pimple redness?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of redness left from pimple?

How do I get rid of redness left from pimple?

Redness from pimple: It is best to let it fade. Cosmetic make up can cover it. If it had to be treated it could be treated with a pulse dye laser. The most important thing is to see your dermatologist for therapy of the acne so that you won't continue to get lesions. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i get rid of redness from a pimple?

Can you tell me how could i get rid of redness from a pimple?

Hyperpigmentation: The red spots may be Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation if the pimple has fully healed. This will likely improve over time (all scarring will lighten with time). There are treatments that can improve the appearance, including creams like hydroquinone, steroid creams and laser treatments like laser genesis. See a dermatologist or cosmetic physician to learn more about treatment options. ...Read more

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Using eyedrops to get rid of pimple redness, will this work?

Using eyedrops to get rid of pimple redness, will this work?

Probably not: Eyedrops are not formulated to penetrate the skin, so they are not likely going to be effective. See your dermatologist for proper medication. ...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