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What causes back acne and is it completely treatable? Also, will scars eventually disappear?

What causes back acne and is it completely treatable? Also, will scars eventually disappear?

Treatable: Acne is caused by inheritance, plugging of pores and hormones. It is treatable. See a doctor for treatment options. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

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


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What can make bad back acne scars go away for good?

What can make bad back acne scars go away for good?

Specialist Rx: I am sorry your severe acne was neglected and you were scarred. Nothing you can do will touch it. A physician can offer laser, filler, or microsurgery. Especially on a man some acne scarring can be a plus. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of back acne and the scars from it?

How do I get rid of back acne and the scars from it?

See dermatologist: I would schedule a consultation with a dermatologist for possible acciutane prescription or other interventions to control the acne disease first. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for back acne and back acne scars?

What are some home remedies for back acne and back acne scars?

Some help: Regular use of antibacterial soap helps dry skin & kill off some bacteria residing there. Loofah or scrub brush to help remove dead skin. Sunshine (it's 24f here today) exposure helps some. Astringent ("witch hazel" etc.) can dry & kill bacteria as well. If these don't improve it, will need to see dermatologist for meds. ...Read more

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I m 17 and have horrific back acne scars is their any procedure to remove them ?

I m 17 and have horrific back acne scars is their any procedure to remove them ?

Yes!: There are several options to improve acne scars. Dermarolling, chemical peels, laser treatments, and certain topical skin care agents can significantly improve the scarring. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for removing back acne scars?

What is the best remedy for removing back acne scars?

Tough deep problem: These are very difficult scars to remove due to the thickness of the skin and depth of the scars. Depending on the problem: raised, depressed, wide, red, dark, etc, a variety of techniques such as microdermabrasion, injections, fillers, pdt, laser, ipl, dermabrasion, grafts, flaps, etc, may be indicated. ...Read more

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I suffer from a lot of back acne n scars. Pls suggest any natural remedies?

Time, time & more : Time is your best friend. Avoiding sun exposure and cigarette smoking are great. Onion bulb extract ( allium cepa) may help as well as honey for some active infections but these later too are controversial. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of back acne scars?

How do I get rid of back acne scars?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Your acne should be well-controlled. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon (board-certified) to begin your search for an appropriate course of action. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my back acne scars ?

How can I get rid of my back acne scars  ?

Ablative resurfcaing: The best treatment is pretreatment to minimize inflamation and prepare for laser, then ablative laser resurfacing. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more