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How To Treat Acne Marks
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
Pock mark treatment: Often multiple approaches are required to treat acne scars. The skin can be treated with lasers or chemicals to cause collagen formation. The scar can be undermined with subcision to release the scar from the underlying tissue. Lastly the scars can be filled with a dermal filler material after subcision to plump up that area. I hope this helpful. Stephen weber, M.D. Lone tree facial plastic surge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scarring: If you have widespread scarring, and you do not want it (some men don't mind or like it), you deserve the opportunity that a dermatologist can offer -- laser, dermabrasion, or fillers. I'm sorry that this happened to you -- it's appalling in this day and age where all acne is fairly easy to manage. Good luck. ...Read more
I am 23 female having severe acne and acne marks from last few years , every night i get a new acne , how should I treat it and get my face spotless ?
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I remove acne marks from my face? I had severe acne but that has been treated by duac gel. Now i just have the marks.
Derm consult: Very glad you got treated for the basic disease. Brown marks will fade over time. Leave them alone. It's your decision whether to keep the scars. A dermatologist can laser, abrade, fill and/or operate them. Before you decide to do this, notice how many hollywood stars have kept their scars in order to look "tough". Hoping you get what you want. Cheers. ...Read more
Im 23 pregnant and was wondering can I use this serum on my face to spot treat my acne marks it has hydroquinone and retinyl propionate?
I hv been using "kanadex" on my face for pimples n things for 3 yr. now if i dont use it i feel itch on my face and it turns red. is it treatable?
Sure it's treatable: See a dermatologist since you are already using a product unsuccessfully . Bear of luck ...Read more
I have small red pimples on penis and i get a pain on tip when i pee is this UTI or something else and can it be treatable?
See a doctor: Without being able to see these lesions there is no way in which to make a rational diagnosis. You need to go and be evaluated by a professional and treated accordingly. Good luck. ...Read more
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