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I moved to a new city and my back grew these pimples.My back has these harsh black scaring from it. How do I get rid if the scars?

I moved to a new city and my back grew these pimples.My back has these harsh black scaring from it.  How do I get rid if the scars?

Maybe blood in scar: If the blackness has a purple component, this coloring may be due to bleeding into the scar which may gradually resolve spontaneously. If you don't see improvement in a couple of weeks, i suggest seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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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How do I get rid of a pimple scar?

How do I get rid of a pimple scar?

It would be unlikely: To be able to completely eradicate scars but would consult with dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimple scars?

How do I get rid of   pimple scars?

Many options: Many treatments help with scars incl topical creams, lasers, ipl (intense pulsed light), microdermabrasion, resurfacing procedures. Fillers can help with depressed scars. ...Read more

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What are ways to fully get rid of pimple scars?

What are ways to fully get rid of pimple scars?

Laser: The co2 fractionated laser will resurface your skin and get rid of scars. Depending how deep it may take a series of 4 treatments. There is down time involved with that laser. Otherwise collagen stimulating lasers are helpful. These are nonabative, have no down time and take a series of visits to your doctor. Stop picking your face and consider medication to help control your nervous tick. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimple scars?

What is the best way to get rid of pimple scars?

A little bit of work: Facial scars from acne can be addressed with office based cosmetic procedures. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of pimple scars quickly?

What are ways to get rid of pimple scars quickly?

Many options: There are many different ways to try to improve the appearance of acne scars. The best place to start is with a consultation with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon who can review the expected results with skin care, resurfacing procedures, injections or surgical techniques. Unfortunately this is often a difficult problem and you need to go in with the expectation of improvement, not perfection. ...Read more

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What are products the help get rid of pimple scars?

What are products the help get rid of pimple scars?

Tincture of time: Most of the dark marks and red spots left when pimples go away are not scars, they are just marks. They go away by themselves, although they sometimes take their sweet time about it. True scars - depressions in the skin - are permanent, although dermatologists and plastic surgeons have a variety of techniques for making them less obvious. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of pimple scars/marks?

Laser: I would recommend trying laser therapy like a co2 laser (expensive but better) or laser genesis (less expensive, less effective). With that said, nothing is great. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a pimple scar on cheek?

How to get rid of a pimple scar on cheek?

Time : Oftentimes time is your best ally let it heal , if no better in 3-6 months , see a dermatologist. ...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


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more