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How can get rid of hyperpigmentation caused by acne on my face?

How can get rid of hyperpigmentation caused by acne on my face?

Fade cream: Fade cream is used to fade hyperpigmented areas but should be applied only on the area. If that does not work consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
2,097 doctors shared insights

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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Ultimate method to get rid of acne craters/scars/hyperpigmentation?

Multiple methods: But it is best to check with a good dermatologist and get an expert opinion. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Get a real doctor. ...Read more

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How could i get rid of acne scars/hyperpigmentation?

How could i get rid of acne scars/hyperpigmentation?

A few options: Skin bleaching with various agents or peels may help as well as resurfacing techniques depending on he exact nature of the discoloration which may benefit from glycolic acids peels, hydroquinone, kojic acids, etc. Ipl, lasers or microdermabrasion or dermabrasion are also options, avoid sun exposure while being treated. ...Read more

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Any way to get rid of acne scars at home? I have little holes and hyperpigmentation. it looks like red with a black "hole" in the middle

Unfortunately : Unfortunately I do not know of any way to remove acne scars at home. Other than giving them time. There are options for improving the scars though, just nothing I know of to try at home. Sorry. ...Read more

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How to get rid of hyper-pigmentation or acne scarring if you will?

How to get rid of hyper-pigmentation or acne scarring if you will?

Can only Improve: You cannot "erase" scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). Consult with a plastic surgeon to find out which combination of these would best work for you. ...Read more

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What is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

What is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

Wrong question: Diet isn't the key to acne. It's a non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease that needs to be managed medically until it remits on its own. You're already got scars as a result of your disease being neglected. Please get serious about medical treatment -- it should be avaiable anywhere. Use topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated until a physician can see you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

Can you tell me what is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

Real Rx: There's no magic food for acne or for the vast majority of health issues. The stuff on the internet is just made-up for gullible people. If topical benzoyl as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Anyway to help get rid of hyper pigmentation from acne while on accutane?? Have to swim in a Month and want it to improve on back! HELP!!

Anyway to help get rid of hyper pigmentation from acne while on accutane?? Have to swim in a Month and want it to improve on back! HELP!!

Laser: Use sunscreen. Aloe vera leaf extract or azelaic acid or hydroqinone-containing products can work. Quickest is laser. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1069191-treatment ...Read more

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I have acne scar and hyper pigmentation. Where do I go to get rid of it and what type of treatment do I ask for?

I have acne scar and hyper pigmentation. Where do I go to get rid of it and what type of treatment do I ask for?

Deramtologist: The vi peel is safe for any color skin and can lighten dark areas in one week. It can be pre treated with bleaching agents containing hydroquinone, kojic acid or coffeberry extract. It will have an effect on scars, but fractionated laser will be required for a long term result for scarring.Either co2 or erbium are affective, but erbium is better tolerated by darker skin types. ...Read more

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Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
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Hyperpigmentation (Definition)

Hyperpigmentation is a medical term describing areas of skin that are darker than the rest of the skin. It can be present from birth or caused by ...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