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Are there any natural home remedies for acne scars?

Are there any natural home remedies for acne scars?

No: The stuff you'll read about on the internet is just made up. For real acne scars, you'll need a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with microsurgery, a filler, or a laser. For the dark pigmentation, best let it fade on its own over months or try hydroquinone. There's no treating the red post-acne spots other than time. ...Read more

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 are some natural home remedies to help acne?

What are some natural home remedies to help acne?

No: Forgive my frankness. This is the 21st century. No home acne treatment works. Whoever told you "natural is better" did you a major disservice. All acne is easily manageable with today's scientific rx. Benzoyl peroxide for starters; then get with your physician for a topical antibiotic and/or a retinoic acid derivative, or something systemic if you need it. You have a right to effective rx. Cheers. ...Read more

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Are there any natural home remedies that will stop acne?

No: If you are responsible for a young person with acne, you'd be making a grave mistake not to offer them the benefits of scientific treatment. All acne can be managed by evidence-based medicine. Acne is a chronic, often mutilating disease and if you fail to act, it's likely there will be regrets for the rest of your life. ...Read more

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Are there any natural home remedies to help with acne problems?

Are there any natural home remedies to help with acne problems?

They don't work: Start with topical benzoyl peroxide.If this fails, a physician's office visit. A topical antibiotic such as Clindamycin and/or a topical retinoic acid derivative is a good next step. The oral contraceptive pill will often end acne for a lady who can take it. A systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person is often necessary especially for disease on the trunk. Accutane for hard cases. ...Read more

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What are some natural home remedies to get rid of acne scars in particular?

What are some natural home remedies to get rid of acne scars in particular?

Sorry: Nothing you can do a home will work. Even a dermatologist cannot remove the scars, but they can be lasered, filled, operated and/or abraded to make them less visible. It's your decision. ...Read more

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How to remove acne.pimples.from my face.i long waited them to disappear naturally but i its taking too much.does it go naturally.Any best home-remedy?

How to remove acne.pimples.from my face.i long waited them to disappear naturally but i its taking too much.does it go naturally.Any best home-remedy?

Scientific Rx: You're 21 years old and acne is now a major personal and professional liability. Please get over the idea that "natural is best" for any serious health issue -- it's not. Topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid are your best friends, and your personal physician can offer prescription Rx or topical clindamycin *may be available without a Rx) as required. You owe it to yourself to fix this. ...Read more

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Whats a good home remedy for acne?

Whats a good home remedy for acne?

Many good ones: There are many home remedies for acne. Vitamin a, c, e, d, zinc, selenium & chromium & fish oil can help. Minimize fried foods, dairy and sweets. An interesting website that discusses home remedies is http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/acne.Html here people discuss what has and has not worked for them. Apple cider vinegar & hydrogen peroxide are the 2 most popular ones listed. ...Read more

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Can there be a real home remedy for acne?

Can there be a real home remedy for acne?

No: None of the folk treatments will touch it. Topical benzoyl peroxide is the only over-the-counter remedy that's got a chance. All acne can be managed nowadays -- this is the 21st century -- but the medicines are rightly only available by your physician's prescription. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any effective n easy home remedy for acne?

Any effective n easy home remedy for acne?

Acne Home Remedy: Go to the following web site: http://www.Top10homeremedies.Com/home-remedies/home-remedies-for-acne.Html. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a home remedy for acne?

Anyone know what is a home remedy for acne?

Plenty: However, none of them work. Acne's a complex interplay of chemicals and bacteria that no home remedy can touch. This is the 21st century and meds such as topical Clindamycin (with a retinoic acid derivative if there are lots of blackheads) should be dirt-cheap. You owe it to yourself / your teenager to use the science that your tax dollars have paid for. Good luck. ...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