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How To Get Rid Of Acne And Acne Scars
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Can be improved: It is not possible to "erase" acne scars. A careful examination is necessary, and a treatment plan can be developed. Some scars may warrant excisional revision, others may be approached with dermabrasion. For active acne, treatment by a dermatologist is suggested--possibly using accutane. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Acne Scars: There are different treatments for acne scars depending on severity and cost considerations. Treatments include but are not limited to mechanical dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, and surgical scar revision. The treatment program and costs vary with the extent of the scarring and number of treatments required. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to check out your options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Improve not remove: Manynoptions 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 dote treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. ...Read more
How do you get rid of acne and acne scars. I also have blackheads on my arms and pimples on my back and neck too. I need a treatment that works fast?
Serious Rx: Red marks after acne lesions, and depressed scars that persist indefinitely, can't be treated by anything available to you. The red is your skin healing. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon has fillers, lasers or microsurgery for scars. Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated keeps most new lesions at bay; you physician can add a supplemental Rx if required. ...Read more
Treat: Acne is a very common ailment in the teenage and young adult years. There are a variety of otc treatments , namely benzoyl peroxide in the form of either a cleanser or leave-on gel. Also salicylic acid comes in those two forms. You can you either or both products -- one as a cleanser , the other as a leave-on. If your condition does not improve in a few weeks , visit with a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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