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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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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


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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 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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I picked a pimple. How can I get rid of the redness and swelling?

I picked a pimple. How can I get rid of the redness and swelling?

Leave it alone: Leave it alone. Just wash it as normal, don't put any chemicals on it (including acne cream or lotion). It will heal. ...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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How to get rid of redness where acne and pimples used to be?

How to get rid of redness where acne and pimples used to be?

Inflammation: If your acne/pimples were recent and they're just now going away after treatment, you may just still have some inflammation from your body trying to fight off the cause of the pimple in the first place...Bacteria. It may however be possible to use a topical steroid to reduce the inflammation, like Hydrocortisone which you can get over the counter. ...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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Any home remedies to get rid of pimple redness?

Any home remedies to get rid of pimple redness?

Yes, IPL, PDL, cream: Intense pulsed light, pulsed dye laser or anti redness lotion or cream from skinceuticals can help. ...Read more