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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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What's the best face skin lightning cream that will get rid of post acne marks?

What's the best face skin lightning cream that will get rid of post acne marks?

Dermatologist: The face-lightening creams aren't much help. Nobody can reverse a scar, but our 21st-century dermatologists have several different options to make the scars less visible -- a couple of hollywood stars have recently had their disappear, while others actually choose to keep them to give their faces character. You should know you have many choices here; you decide what's right. ...Read more

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I have white heads on my face and my skin is oily. Also I have acne marks . What cream or facewash should I use to get rid of all? Please help me

I have white heads on my face and my skin is oily. Also I have acne marks . What cream or facewash should I use to get rid of all? Please help me

Acne : It's very common to have acne at this age. If your skin is oily try to keep it clean and dry. Plenty of exercise and eat veges and fruits. Wash face frequently. Some local antibiotics or meds can help you. Please see your dr. ...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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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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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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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

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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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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

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