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How to get rid of dark brown scars left from acne?

How to get rid of dark brown scars left from acne?

Topical care: Typically these areas can be treated either with topical bleaching products, chemical peels of laser therapy. It depends on your skin type and the depth of the scarring. See your dermatologist and be evaluated [professionally. ...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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What can I do to get rid of dark spots left from acne?

What can I do to get rid of dark spots left from acne?

Early salicylic late: Early on, salicylic a i'd preparations may limit inflammation which can produce hyperpigmentation. Late pigmentation can be treated with bleaching agents such as hydroquinone in combination with a retinoid and steroid. Alternatively, som chemical peels or fractionated laser treatments can also produce nice results. ...Read more

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How to get rid of marks left behind from acne pimples?

How to get rid of marks left behind from acne pimples?

Sunscreens, acne med: Prevent further break outs by continuing your acne medication and gentle cleansing your skin, but avoid picking pimples which causes deeper infection. Also, after a pimple, many individuals get increased pigmentation at the site. Sunblock can help that. Unfortunately, it takes time. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of dark spots on my face from acne?

What can I use to get rid of dark spots on my face from acne?

Topical bleach: This postinflammatory pigmentation is temporary, and if you have patience and a steady hand you can try using a skin bleach within a quinone. Most people, including those you might be interested in dating, couldn't care less about the brown spots. It's your call. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my spots and acne scars?

How to get rid of my spots and acne scars?

Manage your acne: Depressed scars can only be managed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with special equipment. Post-inflammatory red and/or brown spots are best left alone; the redness is new vessels for healing. Better late than never -- start treating your acne effectively. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in 2 weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark spots?

How to get rid of dark spots?

Really depends: On what's causing your dark spots. Some spots are related to pigmented lesions like moles, others are from sun damage, or after inflammation, or related to hormonal changes. The ideal way to treat a "dark spot" really does require some understanding of what's causing them. ...Read more

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How to get rid of black spots from piercings?

How to get rid of black spots from piercings?

Recommend : Consultation with a dermatologist. If you have been using nickel/ stainless steel - would recommend changing to gold or titanium. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ugly brown spots that are left behind from pimples?

How can I get rid of ugly brown spots that are left behind from pimples?

Time: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation goes away in a couple of months. If you are hard-core you can experiment with over-the-counter hydroxyquinone creams. Most people would probably say this is not worth the trouble and nuisance, but it's your decision. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark spots on stomach?

How to get rid of dark spots on stomach?

Type of lesion: Needs to be accurately diagnosed before a treatment plan can be proposed. ...Read more

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What helps get rid of dark spots from acne?

What helps get rid of dark spots from acne?

Time: They fade by themselves in a few weeks. I trust your acne is being controlled now -- if topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, your physician's prescription-strength rx will handle it. A topical hydroquinone bleach applied skilfully can make the pigment less visible, but it's probably not worth the trouble. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples and black marks due to pimples.?

How to get rid of pimples and black marks due to pimples.?

See below: Try washing your face multiple times a day with soap and water. If that does not control pimples, see your doctor for a course of antibiotics. To control pigmentation, try using sun screen or find another way to avoid sun exposure. Both problems will subside with time. ...Read more

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How can i get rid of dark spots left from pimples using home remedies?

How can i get rid of dark spots left from pimples using home remedies?

DARK SPOTS PIMPLES: DARK SPOTS FROM PIMPLES ARE NOT UNCOMMON. THIS OCCURS MORE OFTEN IN PEOPLE OF COLOR. UNFORTUNATELY THERE ARE NO HOME REMEDIES FOR THIS. SOME LIGHTENING CREAMS MAY HELP. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more

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How to get rid of marks left by pimples?

How to get rid of marks left by pimples?

Hydroquinone: One of the most effective treatments for "skin stains", or darkening of the skin after acne, is hydroquinone. It is available without a prescription in 2% strength and should be applied twice daily to the dark spots only, not the surrounding normal skin. Some formulations contain glycolic acid, which help as well. It often takes 6 or more weeks to see any improvement. ...Read more

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How to get rid of red marks/scars left from acne without going to a dermatologist?

How to get rid of red marks/scars left from acne without going to a dermatologist?

Difficult : A good aesthetictian at a medical spa can do microbrasions and series of chemical peels. Remaining scars can be filled with a permanent filler. ...Read more

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How can I keep my face clear from spots and get rid of blackheads?

How can I keep my face clear from spots and get rid of blackheads?

Acne Troubles: You can usually keep it under control with a three-step process, done twice a day. First, use a gentle facial cleanser. It MUST be gentle and it must be for the face. Then apply a 2.5% benzoyl peroxide cream. You MUST start this off with a SMALL amount and gradually work up. Finish with light facial moisturizer to stop dryness. If this doesn't help, you should seek dermatologist advice. ...Read more

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How can I best get rid of my dark circles? And acne scarring?

How can I best get rid of my dark circles? And acne scarring?

Acne scaring: Acne scarring can improve, but depending on the degree of scaring, you have to keep your expectations modest. Some options include : 1) Laser resurfacing ( fraxel or fractional co2 are 2 examples), 2) dermabrasion ( not microdermabrasion) , 3) deep chemical peels, 4) microneedling. It is best to have an evaluation by someone who performs these treatments. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark spots caused by pimples?

How to get rid of dark spots caused by pimples?

PIH: Post inflammatory pigmentation (pih) is very common after acne, especially in people who tan easily or have darker skin. I like using azeleic acid in this case. Fading creams like hydroquinone can also be helpful. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark spots on skin?

How can I get rid of dark spots on skin?

Combination Therapy: Combination therapy is the best way to get rid of dark spots. This means using a prescription retinoid and fade creams. Chemical peels and laser are also very effective. Sunblock is also critical. Dermatologists specialize in removing dark spots. ...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