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Is there any way to get rid of acne scars once you have them?

Is there any way to get rid of acne scars once you have them?

Can be improved: Various treatments can be useful to treat acne scarring. Selection of treatment depends on various factors, including the type of scar, location, your skin type & other factors. Treatments include microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, fillers, surgical subcision, and lasers such as fraxel and fractionated co2 resurfacing. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Acne Scar (Definition)

Acne scars are much deeper than the 2 dimensional blemish on the surface. The collagen fibers may extend through the subcutaneous fat to pull the surface down toward the underlying fascial layers. This creates the three dimensional "pit" common ...Read more


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Is there any way to completely get rid of scars?

Is there any way to completely get rid of scars?

Scars;VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. ...Read more

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I do not want to get embarrassed once everyone sees my acne. Is there any tricks or ways to get rid of acne/redness fast?

I do not want to get embarrassed once everyone sees my acne. Is there any tricks or ways to get rid of acne/redness fast?

You can't hide it: You need to get serious about treatment. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, you owe it to yourself to call your personal physician for something to add that will. ...Read more

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Can there be anyway to get rid of blackheads completely?

Can there be anyway to get rid of blackheads completely?

Not permanentely: They recur. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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Can there be anything you can do to get rid of acne scars ?

Can there be anything you can do to get rid of acne scars ?

You need: Can't get rid of them but there are many ways to improve them. See a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can there be anyway to get rid of chickenpox scars?

Can there be anyway to get rid of chickenpox scars?

Reduce them YES: Crater like scarring from chickenpox are able to be filled from underneath, mechanically planed (dermabraded) to reduce crater edges, or excised and sutured. Each choice is patient, location and size dependent in most cases. All scarring is permanent, the goals of these procedures is to minimize the visual appearance or noticeability. Often very successful. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of icepick scars at home?

No: I am sorry your acne was not treated when it should have been. If you still have active disease, call your physician now. A plastic surgeon or dermatologist may be able to help the scars. Acne is a serious, non lifestyle related illness. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to completely get rid of my acne?

Can there be a way to completely get rid of my acne?

Scientific Rx: Benzoyl peroxide is your best over-the-counter remedy. If not clear in two weeks, your physician can write for topical clindamycin, a topical retinoic acid derivative, or some systemic medication as appropriate. All acne can be managed successfully nowadays. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I keep getting stretch marks. Is there any way to get rid of them?

I keep getting stretch marks. Is there any way to get rid of them?

Laser co2: Stretch marks occur with growth or pregnancy or eight gain. They fade with time but can be i proved with fractionated laser or carboxytherapy, injection of body temperature medical carbon dioxide. ...Read more

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Can there be any way to get rid of acne besides dermatology?

Can there be any way to get rid of acne besides dermatology?

Acne: Otc products containing benzoyl peroxide , salicylic acid, or retinol may help mild breakouts . In most cases, prescription strength products are most effective. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of wound scars?

Is there any way to get rid of wound scars?

Not really: Scars show healing, but healed skin is only 80% as strong as new, original skin. The pigment or color of scars can fade with time, but the scar, or mark always remains. Surgical scars r a good example of this. To my knowledge, any product advertised to reduce appearance of scars only affects the color (if at all) & not the mark. Save ur money by avoiding these gimmicks & just wait 4 d scar to heal ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to get rid of scars from hydratenitis?

Is there anything I can do to get rid of scars from hydratenitis?

Difficult: That is a difficult problem, as is hidradenitis suppurativa itself. The care are ually thick and deep. Sometimes procures like demabasion or laser herapy can help. For active disease surgical removal f the inflamed and infected glands is needed and even skin grafts for large areas. ...Read more

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I have acne prone skin, so i wanted to know what home natural remedies can be done to get rid of them as the medicine has no effect?

Food toxins : Most of the time acne is due to a food allergy or sensitivity. Remove dairy, gluten and the top ten food allergens for a month and you should see improvement/resolution. ...Read more

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Are there any way to get rid of a frostbite scar without buying something?

Are there any way to get rid of a frostbite scar without buying something?

Not really my way-: -2 get rid of them. If facial make up may cover it up, but as far as I kno that's it. ...Read more

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Are there sure ways to get rid of this forehead blemish?

Are there sure ways to get rid of this forehead blemish?

Blemish: What forehead blemish? Please post pictures and some history including your age and gender. ...Read more

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How to know if I have genital warts and if so are there any remedies to get rid of them?

How to know if I have genital warts and if so are there any remedies to get rid of them?

Professional exam: If your genital area appears normal, without obvious growths, it is unlikley you have warts. Internal warts (inside the vagina, urethra, or rectum) can occur, but usually there are external warts as well. You can easily find photos of typical genital warts on line. If you see anything suspicious, get professionally examined to confirm the diagnosis. Several effective treatments are available. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

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


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more