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How to remove black marks in face which resulted due to acne and pimples?

How to remove black marks in face which resulted due to acne and pimples?

Depends on the marks: Acne is caused by skin pores being plugged by tiny clumps of skin cells (the clump is called a comedone). When there are no bumps or actual pimples and pustules, the acne-prone areas of skin will still have plugged pores. Maybe the black spots are comedones in the skin pores. Dark spots can also be "post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation" that takes months to fade after pimples break and heal up. Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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I'm 17.I got pimple marks on my face. And I use to pop my pimples. So what shall I do to remove those black marks on my face...

I'm 17.I got pimple marks on my face. And I use to pop my pimples. So what shall I do to remove those black marks on my face...

It might fade: Those marks are not easily fade, particularly if you have colored skin, we call it post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. If you pick at it, you make it worse. Breaching cream or laser rx may or may not solve the problem. We usually wait it out, it would fade away slowly. Read more

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How to remove dead cell and black marks made because of pimple in face?

How to remove dead cell and black marks made because of pimple in face?

Dermabrasion and: Exfoliation will do the trick to remove dead cells. All kinds of methods to improve the skin. Retin a (tretinoin) along with sunscreen and moisturizer and an exfoliator will improve the skin. Laser, ipl, microneedling, chemical peels can all help improve the appearance of your skin. Read more

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How can I remove the Pimple and black head signs on skin? I am 24 year old boy.

How can I remove the Pimple and black head signs on skin? I am 24 year old boy.

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. Normalization may happen faster with good skin care with hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers. Read more

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How can I remove black spot created by pimples from my oily face?

How can I remove black spot created by pimples from my oily face?

Scientific Rx: After inflammation, there's often temporary hyperpigmentation. You can use a quinone bleach if you have the patience, but it's more important that you acne be controlled. This is the 21st century and any physician can make almost all acne disappear using a combination of topical and sometimes systemic medications. You have a right to this. Best wishes. Read more

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My friends mock me because I have pimples and black spots on my face. Please what can I do to remove the pimples and black spots instantly?

My friends mock me because I have pimples and black spots on my face. Please what can I do to remove the pimples and black spots instantly?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. Read more

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Solution of dark black pimples or acnes. I am 20 years old and facing acne problem since 16. It makes a small hole on my face everytime I removes it.

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. Read more

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Had pimples on my face, I crushed those by fingernails Now there are black spots. I tried BetnovateN but it's not working. Which cream will remove it?

No crush treatment: Thank u for your question. It would be nice to see a picture, but these black spots could be increase pigment as result of betnovate or healing tissues. There are many options yet. Stop using betnovate and see dermatologist. There are pills and creams that could help with further pimples. Do not crush them yourselves. Read more

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What can I do to treat black marks on face after pimples. Every time a pimple come, it leaves black marks which will months to lighten and go away.

What can I do to treat black marks on face after pimples. Every time a pimple come, it leaves black marks which will months to lighten and go away.

Hyperpigmentation.: You are describing a common phenomenon which is hyperpigmentation (darkening) after inflammation (pimple). This can take weeks to months to fade. It is important to protect it from sunlight by using an spf30 or higher daily. You may want to see a dermatologist for actual lightening agents as well. With time, this will fade without treatment, assuming no new inflammation occurs at the site. Read more

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My face have a pimple marks. How can I remove the pimple marks?

My face have a pimple marks. How can I remove the pimple marks?

It is common for: pimples to leave red or brown marks on your skin. Sunscreen will help, but sometimes you need a lightener or even peels or lasers. See your dermatologist Read more

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Do you know of any home remedies to remove pimples and their marks on the face?

Do you know of any home remedies to remove pimples and their marks on the face?

Wash face more often: Gently washing face more often with very warm water and mild soap should help dissolve the plugs blocking the pores. Read more

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How to treat pimples and black mark in face?

How to treat pimples and black mark in face?

PIMPLES ON FACE: THE BEST WAY TO TREAT PIMPLES ON FACE IS TO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO TREAT PIMPLES. IN DIFFERENT PEOPLE, ACNE IS DIFFERENT. AS STARTERS, I BELIEVE DIET PLAYS A BIG ROLE. MY DIET FOR ACNE IS: NO NUTS OF ANY KIND NO PEANUT BUTTER. NO CHOCOLATE. CUT DOWN ON DAIRY PRODUCTS. USE ANY OVER THE COUNTER BENZOYL PEROXIDE CREAM OR GEL. BEST LUCK. Read more

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Is there anything you can do to remove the small pock marks from your face you can get from picking pimples?

Treat active acne: Active acne must be taken care of first. Once that is done, then scarring can be addressed with a variety of treatment options depending on your skin type, the depth of scar, presence of other skin problems etc. Your facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist may recommend peels, lasers, scar revisions, dermabrasion or other techniques. Good luck! Read more

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Is it true that rubbing tomato over face removes pimple marks n gives clear skin?

Tomato for acne: There are many otc and prescription acne fighting products that make better choices. Rubbing in any form often makes acne worse. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. Read more

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I've got a lot of acne marks and my face is always red because of the pimples is there a good way to remove them?

I've got a lot of acne marks and my face is always red because of the pimples is there a good way to remove them?

Acne treatment: There are various options -- otc: you can try salicylic acid cleansers and topical benzoyl peroxide gels. If you visit a dermatologist, there are many many more treatments that can be offered. Read more

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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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