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How To Remove Pimple Black Marks
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
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
I have a big black mark on my nose from picking a pimple, i will like to know how can it be removed?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lot of black dots on my legs and black pimple marks how can I easily remove them without laser or surgery ?
Black dots on the : Legs and black pimple marks - I would recommend seeing a dermatologist for these since it is hard to say exactly what those are without looking at them. ...Read more
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
No quick fixes: If 2 weeks on benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physicain. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative (good of many blackheads), the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. ...Read more
I got recently black pimple on my nose. It's not prominent pimple but dark dot flushed with skin. Seems under skin!. How to remove this ?
Acne: Acne or comedo occurs when the sebaceous gland surrounding the hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Blackheads are open comedo with oxidized sebum which give it the black color. Ultimately the content of the gland will surface and clear the pimple. I fo not encourage applying manual pressure to pimples, especially in middle of face. OTC Benzoyl Peroxide is a good start. ...Read more