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My acne is gone now im left with brown marks what can I do to get rid of them ?

My acne is gone now im left with brown marks what can I do to get rid of them ?

Tretinoin: Time often helps these spots, but topical tretinoin (retin-a and other brands) can help with scarring or discoloration. These are prescription products. Non-prescription retinol products might have some benefit. ...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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I suffered from acne years ago and now its less than before but it left some red scars. What should I do to get rid of them and acne my skin is oily..?

I suffered from acne years ago and now its less than before but it left some red scars. What should I do to get rid of them and acne my skin is oily..?

Blue laser : Find a dermatologist who performs blue laser treatments. Very effective in acne control and treatment. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit ww.Drgrossman.Com. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark brown scars left from acne?

How to get rid of dark brown scars left from acne?

Topical care: Typically these areas can be treated either with topical bleaching products, chemical peels of laser therapy. It depends on your skin type and the depth of the scarring. See your dermatologist and be evaluated [professionally. ...Read more

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What should be done to get rid of these redish/brownish spots on my face left from acne?

What should be done to get rid of these redish/brownish spots on my face left from acne?

Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasion or prescription care. There are many options and you need a regimen tailored to your specific situation and expected results. ...Read more

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I've recently got rid of acne. My face is now so clean and I am soooo happy. But acne left some scars.. How to treat them? How to get rid of them?

I've recently got rid of acne. My face is now so clean and I am soooo happy. But acne left some scars.. How to treat them? How to get rid of them?

Dermatologist: Congratulation on getting rid of your acne. A dermatologist can help you choose treatments to help your skin become smooth again. Peace and good health. Love yourself no matter what your skin is like. ...Read more

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How to get rid of marks left behind from acne pimples?

How to get rid of marks left behind from acne pimples?

Sunscreens, acne med: Prevent further break outs by continuing your acne medication and gentle cleansing your skin, but avoid picking pimples which causes deeper infection. Also, after a pimple, many individuals get increased pigmentation at the site. Sunblock can help that. Unfortunately, it takes time. ...Read more

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I am wondering how to get rid of red marks left by acne/spots?

I am wondering how to get rid of red marks left by acne/spots?

You can't: These are new blood vessels growing in to heal the damage. What you can do is address you ongoing illness. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. All acne is manageable nowadays but it's not pleasant and you need to stay aggressively involved. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red marks left from old acne on my face?

Red marks from acne: If they are relatively recent, they may very well disappear on their own after the acne has been controlled for several months. If they persist, you may benefit from ipl (intensed puled light). This is laser-like light treatment that helps reduce pigment. Consult a dermatologist to see if you are a candidate as some skin types are not. ...Read more

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Hi so I've been suffering acne for awhile now they go away but it leaves a red mark how do I get rid of them ?

Hi so I've been suffering acne for awhile now they go away but it leaves a red mark how do I get rid of them ?

Time: Red marks are a sign of immaturity in a scar. Wait, wait, wait and then be patient. All red marks will generally return to normal skin color with time (6 months to 1 year). ...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