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How To Get Rid Of Pimple Scars On Your Face
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with time. See a dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options. Good luck! ...Read more
Not strong enough: It might be good for tea, but for true acne scars, it will unlikely do much for it. Acne scars come in several "flavors." there are ice pick scars, boxcar scars, rolling scars and atrophic scars. Acne scars are difficult to treat. There is no "magic bullet." many treatments can "improve" the flatness of the scar, and/or texture of the skin, but it will not make your skin flawless. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi...i am in my bath now and i noticed a some pimple scars. ..and wounds....on my face ..how can i get rid of them overnight?
Scars: scars can not be eliminated , they can sometimes become less noticeable but that can not be done overnight. ...Read more
I am getting a lot of pimples and acne on my face can you tell me how to get rid of them without getting acne and pimple scars?
Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Topical steroid creams applied initially can help reduce inflammation and prevent excessive discoloration (sparingly on the face!) ...Read more
Laser resurfacing: type of laser resurfacing which is known as fractionated, which can help improve acne scarring. best done in the cooler months of the year and may have to be done more than once. Well it will not make your skin perfect it will improve it. There is always the risk of infection and herpes infection around the mouth so people are usually given medication to prevent herpes.2 week down time. ...Read more
I have like 10 pimples on my face that are starting to scar. How could i get rid of the pimples and prevent scaring?
Start real treatment: This is the 21st century and all acne can be managed effectively. I start with topical Clindamycin plus either benzoyl peroxide or if there are many blackheads a retinoic acid derivative. If this does not work well in two weeks, begin a systemic antibiotic as is right for the individual, tetracycline or erythromycin. Dermatologists have the big guns. You deserve effective treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne: Acne treatments include topicals like benzoyl peroxide, salacylic acid and clindamycin. Pills such as tetracycline or Minocycline may also be prescribed. Careful use of non-comedogenic creams and makeup will also be helpful. In extreme cases a pill called Accutane may be advised by your doctor. The best place to start is with your family physician or a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer