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Cream for acne marks?

Cream for acne marks?

None work: The brown spots after acne fade with time, but only a dermatologist can make scars less visible. If that is what you want (most folks you meet won't care unless scarring is severe), lasers, fillers, and surgery are available. These work and you have a right to something more effective than an ineffective topical. ...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


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How much time does it take acne marks to fade if I use a mark fading cream?

How much time does it take acne marks to fade if I use a mark fading cream?

About four weeks: Be careful with the bleach. The hyperpigmented marks will probably face some, the red ones will not. ...Read more

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Which homeopathic cream prevent acne marks?

Which homeopathic cream prevent acne marks?

"Seven 7 Cream": A product called "7 cream" contains calendula, aloe vera, shea butter, coconut, avocado, neem and manuka oils. It can help areas of skin that are damaged, inflamed, or healing. It's not a homeopathic remedy because it isn't individualized to you. But it has no parabens, is safe topically, and some of my patients have liked it. Http://7cream. Ca/ also available on amazon. Com. ...Read more

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What is the best cream/gel/ointment/herbal product for getting rid of acne marks? Thank you

What is the best cream/gel/ointment/herbal product for getting rid of acne marks? Thank you

Obagi, Dermesse: Depending on depth of scars, the Obagi & Dermesse (generic Obagi) skin rejuvenation program does an excellent job of treating fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and some scarring, depending on depth. Laser, and some chemical peels also help. Talk about your choices with a dermatologist, plastic surgeon, or PC doc with an interest in cosmetic dermatology. Other programs exist.. ...Read more

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What's the best face skin lightning cream that will get rid of post acne marks?

What's the best face skin lightning cream that will get rid of post acne marks?

Dermatologist: The face-lightening creams aren't much help. Nobody can reverse a scar, but our 21st-century dermatologists have several different options to make the scars less visible -- a couple of hollywood stars have recently had their disappear, while others actually choose to keep them to give their faces character. You should know you have many choices here; you decide what's right. ...Read more

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Best over the counter cream for acne marks on face? On Diane which has cleared pimples but blemishes on my face are dark from previous pimples

Best over the counter cream for acne marks on face? On Diane which has cleared pimples but blemishes on my face are dark from previous pimples

Acne scars: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation from acne can be treated by one of the following
- Alpha Hydroxy acid
- Hydroquinone
- Topical retinoids
- Azelaic acid

Other modalities include chemical peels and microdermabrasion.

Discuss with your Dermatologist ...Read more

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What does tretinoin cream do for post acne marks?

What does tretinoin cream do for post acne marks?

Acne: Tretinoin cream is a treatment for acne. If you have marks, they could be scars. It does not do much for them. ...Read more

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How long does it take for tretinoin cream to fade post acne marks?

ACNE SCARS: When you apply retin a (tretinoin) to take out scars of acne, your face will tighten, sometimes red and irritated. Then it will start peeling off the marks of acne and will smoothen the skin. Try putting moisturizers to avoid dryness. ...Read more

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Will acne scar cream take away my red acne marks? I have fair skin. : (

Will acne scar cream take away my red acne marks? I have fair skin. : (

It's: Worth a "try" but an exact answer is not possible. (It depends upon the extent and depth of your scars

Hope this is helpful
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I have white heads on my face and my skin is oily. Also I have acne marks. What cream or facewash should I use to get rid of all? Please help me

I have white heads on my face and my skin is oily. Also I have acne marks. What cream or facewash should I use to get rid of all? Please help me

Acne: It's very common to have acne at this age. If your skin is oily try to keep it clean and dry. Plenty of exercise and eat veges and fruits. Wash face frequently. Some local antibiotics or meds can help you. Please see your dr. ...Read more

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How long does tretinoin cream 0.05 works for acne marks?

How long does tretinoin cream 0.05 works for acne marks?

Use forever: I love tretinoin and think that every non-pregnant person should be using this (until it expires, of course). A small pea sized amount to your entire face at night is recommended. You can use it elsewhere if desired but not overuse as will cause irritation. Works for acne, pigmentation, mild scars, and reversing sun damage. Use the right sunscreen daily and give it 6-9 months for best results. ...Read more

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What skin treatments are good for acne marks and I have one slightly slightly depressed acne scar? Any creams? Peels? I'm on retin-a for a 5 weeks

What skin treatments are good for acne marks and I have one slightly slightly depressed acne scar? Any creams? Peels? I'm on retin-a for a 5 weeks

Numerous choices: There are a variety of treatments that vary according to the severity of scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, fillers, fat grafting, excision, grafting, etc. ...Read more

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Any help with red marks caused by acne, cream or something?

Leave them alone: The red marks are new vessels repairing the damaged tissue. You need to take charge of your skin care so that new lesions don't form. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Best way or any cream to reduce acne and remove its marks and spots??

Best way or any cream to reduce acne and remove its marks and spots??

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. Avoid picking and overly drying facial products & consider a noncomedogenic concealer. ...Read more

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I have red marks left from acne, I have had it for some time is there any creams that will help fade them?

I have red marks left from acne, I have had it for some time is there any creams that will help fade them?

I don't think so: Those red marks are likely to be some kind of hypertrophic and vascular scar. You might be able to lighten or remove them with a laser treatment and/or botox. See a dermatologist for the best options. Good luck! ...Read more

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Which cream I can use for dark spots and dark marks due tu acne?

Which cream I can use for dark spots and dark marks due tu acne?

Hydroquinone: I'm glad you're getting scientific treatment for your acne. If your current regimen is not sufficient, a systemic rx may be in order. The dark post-inflammatory spots will face in a few weeks but if you're in a hurry, a hydroquinone skin bleach is worth a try. ...Read more

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I got acne nd marks on my face. Someone has suggested me adapco cream nd cleanagel. I want to know how to use it. Is it suitable for acnes?

I got acne nd marks on my face. Someone has suggested me adapco cream nd cleanagel. I want to know how to use it. Is it suitable for acnes?

Unfamiliar: I am not familiar with either product but perhaps I and/or the other HealthTap folks can be as useful as a word-of-mouth. Your best friends are topical benzoyl peroxide and retinoic acid. Apply without any special maneuvers. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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A friend advised me to try out azelaic acid cream skinoren to fade post acne red marks? What is it normally indicated for?

A friend advised me to try out azelaic acid cream skinoren to fade post acne red marks? What is it normally indicated for?

Acne pigmentation: Azelaic acid belongs to a class of drugs known as dicarboxylic acids. Azelaic acid gel is a topical antibacterial used for treating mild to moderate acne rosacea. It does not fade or reduce post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation that is existing. However, effective treatment of inflammatory acne can reduce the incident of pigmentation. You will need to consult your dermatologist and use sunscreen. ...Read more

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Are hydroquinone cream products good for whitening and removing acne red marks?

Are hydroquinone cream products good for whitening and removing acne red marks?

It's about pigment: Hydroquinone works by decreasing the pigment cells in your skin. Let your doctor look at the scarring to determine if this is redness from blood vessels or is it pigment associated with pih or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. If it is pigment, hydroquinone will be your ticket. ...Read more

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Will using "no marks cream" help removing acne/pimple scars on my chin and face?

Will using "no marks cream" help removing acne/pimple scars on my chin and face?

No: Unfortunately over the counter creams will do little to change it. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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I want a medication (cream) to get rid of post-acne red marks and to enlighten my face in order to have the same color tone..

I want a medication (cream) to get rid of post-acne red marks and to enlighten my face in order to have the same color tone..

Post acne pigment: It takes time for redness & hyperpigmentation after acne eruptions to fade. However I found that Azelaic Acid cream/gesl help improve that somewhat faster. Sometimes Azelaic Acid topicals like finacea can sting a little at the beginning of therapy. Stinging lasts for a few minutes then goes away. If stinging does not resolve in a few minutes or after a few days, you may not be able to tolerate it. ...Read more

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Can a 0.05% tretinoine cream help the red marks, caused by old acne, present on my face + some mild scars? If no, what do I use instead? If yes, time?

Can a 0.05% tretinoine cream help the red marks, caused by old acne, present on my face + some mild scars? If no, what do I use instead? If yes, time?

Won't work: The red marks will fade only with time. The scars can be managed only by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Manage your disease if still active and I am sorry you were not treated scientifically when you should have been. These marks matter little if you're otherwise living and presenting yourself well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a 0.05% tretinoine cream help the red marks (caused by old acne) present on my face + some mild scars? If no, what do I use instead? If yes, time?

Can a 0.05% tretinoine cream help the red marks (caused by old acne) present on my face + some mild scars? If no, what do I use instead? If yes, time?

Acne scars: 23 M asks: Can a 0.05% tretinoine cream help the red marks (caused by old acne) present on my face + some mild scars? If no, what do I use instead? If yes, time? ANS: you need to consult with a local dermatologist to get best treatment. Ask your Dr. To recommend one. Too much of this cream can damage skin as well. Be careful. ...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


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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