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How to get rid of acne marks using natural products?

How to get rid of acne marks using natural products?

They won't work: Listen, friend. You're 19 years old and about to start up professional life. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that will be a major liability if you don't start taking care of it. If you're using only a topical antibiotic, it'll fail unless you also use topical benzoyl peroxide or something else. Let your physician, not some internet anti-science stuff, manage your illness. ...Read more

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


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Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne mark?

Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of acne mark?

Laser?: Has the mark been there a long time? If not, it might go away with time on its' own. If it has been there a long time, a dermatologist might use medications and/or laser. ...Read more

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How to get rid of post-acne marks?

How to get rid of post-acne marks?

Combination Therapy: 1. Broad spectrum sunblock daily 2. Serial superficial chemical peels, performed by an esthetician or a physician 3. Prescription creams like a retinoid (tretinoin) or fade cream (hydroquinone) 4. Vascular lasers can be helpful but $$. ...Read more

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How can i get rid of acnes marks at home

How can i get rid of acnes marks at home

Acne: You can use various fade creams/dark spot removers and over time may see some improvement. Consistency with use of any product is key. Nothing will work overnight. More importantly, address the acne itself, in order to prevent future outbreaks and subsequent scarring. Seek medical attention/advice. ...Read more

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I am 33 and stills suffer from acne. I have red marks on my face where breakouts used to be. Any suggestions on how to get rid of acne and marks?

I am 33 and stills suffer from acne. I have red marks on my face where breakouts used to be. Any suggestions on how to get rid of acne and marks?

Go see Dermatologist: Your family doctor can refer you to a dermatologist if s/he isn't comfortable offering you various anti-acne options. The dermatologist should have various ways to help smooth out your skin & less your acne scars. Be prepared to use 2 forms of contraception & get monthly pregnancy testing if you want to consider Isotretinoin aka accutane, which causes birth defects, thus need for birth control. ...Read more

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How can I effectively get rid of acne marks?

How can I effectively get rid of acne marks?

Get help: I'm sorry your acne wasn't managed when it could have been. Red marks fade on their own in months. You can't do a thing to speed the process. Brown marks also fade and you can try a bleach but that may make things messier. There is nothing you can do about the depressed scars, but a dermatologist or plastic surgeon can use a filler, microsurgery or laser. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red acne marks , macules that are becoming dark spots ?

How can I get rid of red acne marks , macules that are becoming dark spots ?

Let them fade: I do see that you are being treated for seborrhea with ketoconazole, and also for acne Clindamycin monotherapy. It's a serious mistake to treat acne just with an antibiotic without topical benzoyl peroxide or some similar medication. Better management of your active acne will make the question of red and dark spots after acne moot. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which is the most effective and fast product or way that get rid of pimples/zit/blemish?

Which is the most effective and fast product or way that get rid of pimples/zit/blemish?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of acne marks?

What should I do to get rid of acne marks?

Acne: You can use hydroquinone but if you are not on medication to treat stop acne it will not help and you will keep getting scars. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of acne marks?

What is the best way to get rid of acne marks?

Depends on the "mark: If these are only red and not depressed they will sometimes resolve naturally. The the marks are scars treatment depends on the nature of the scar. Depressec smooth scars respond to saline injections, laser resurfacing or fillers. Thickened red areas may do best with lasers or injectible cortisone. Evaluation by your dermatologist is the best idea. ...Read more

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What is an effective way to get rid of acne marks?

What is an effective way to get rid of acne marks?

Need a specialist: Nothing that you or an ordinary physician can do will help. Some folks don't mind the scars, and some movie stars actually cultivate them to play tough-guy roles. Dermatologists can do dermabrasion, microsurgery, laser resurfacing, or temporary fillers. I'm sorry this happened to you, and i wish you luck in your search for what you want. ...Read more

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What's the best and fastest way to naturally get rid of acne marks?

What's the best and fastest way to naturally get rid of acne marks?

No easy fix: You need to manage your acne to prevent new lesions. If you have hesitated to get your acne treated effectively because of a preference for "natural" remedies, the retinoic acid derivatives and antibiotics that are mainstays of management are Mother Nature's gifts. The red spots are healing and cannot be altered. Don't try too hard to bleach the brown spots or it may make a mess. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of post red acne marks?

Control the illness: The red lesions are new vessels supplying the sites where the damage from the lesions is healing. They fade after a few weeks. What you really need to be doing is controlling new lesions. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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How to get rid of small pigmented dark acne marks?

How to get rid of small pigmented dark acne marks?

Fade : Fading creams, glycolic washes and creams and retinoid creams are effective for dark age spots when prescribed in physician strength . Chemical peels and laser may be utilized . See a dermatologist to evaluate and treat. ...Read more

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I have little red acne marks on my chest , how can I get rid off ?

Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. ...Read more

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I need doctor's advice on how i can try to get rid of the old acne marks?

Specialist help: Red and brown marks need to fade naturally; they are part of healing. Depressed scars can be managed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with microsurgery, laser or injected filler. Nothing you can do on your own will touch these lesions. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to get rid of acne marks on my forehead?

What are some good ways to get rid of acne marks on my forehead?

No simple rx: Acne is a complex disease with no single treatment although acciutane foes enjoy tremendous popularity as the single most effective treatment. There are numerous treatment regimens that may be subjected to in order to evaluate the single best individualized treatment. Similarly scarring may be addressed with creams, injections, lasers, surgery and much more. ...Read more

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Can fish oil get rid of acne marks?

Can fish oil get rid of acne marks?

No : However, omega 3 fatty acids can help the skin retain moisture. Skin that is better hydrated is firmer and more supple. Acne scars may appear less noticeable when the skin is better conditioned. ...Read more

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What's the best spot treatment to get rid of acne marks and scars?

What's the best spot treatment to get rid of acne marks and scars?

Acne scar treatments: A variety of approaches are necessary to improve not remove acne scars. Specific therapy is dependent on the type of scars and skin type. Potential therapies include subcision, cross tca, medical roll cit, dermabrasion, laser and other treatments, including prp. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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