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Post Acne Hyperpigmentation Treatment
Female, Asian, 19. Only get acne on right side of face leaving hyperpigmentation. Wash sheets/face regularly with acne scrub. Any tips for treatment?
See a dermatologist: Tretinoin (Retin A) or adapalene prescription will reduce the acne and the post-inflamatory hyperpigmentation. Depending on the severity of the acne, as well as your emotional reaction to it, you may also consider prescription SPIRONLACTONE, an antiandrogen. Very effective. Very safe except not if pregnant or in kidney failure. ...Read more
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
Hi, what is the most effective treatment to lighten Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation/ dark spots on face due to acne. Thanks?
Manage the acne: Depigmentation bleach creams like hydroquinone risk disfiguring you. At age 17, you have a duty to yourself to take charge of treating your acne. It's a chronic, non-lifeastyle-related disease that will remit on its own when it decides to, and that you should treat aggressively until then. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, you'll need your physician's prescription Rx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the most effective over-the-counter treatment plan for controlling acne while healing minor acne scars & hyperpigmentation?
Post acne I have post inflammatory hyperpigmentation on my cheeks how to treat it what are various medecine and treatments available for Indian skin?
Many options: with darker skin not as many options as for caucausian as some might cause worsening of PIH need to seek professional consultation with someone who treats this regularly and in Fitzpatrick skin type 5 If they don't know what a Fitzpatrick skin type or a Fitz 5 is, you're at the wrong provider ...Read more
I am 27, african american with mild acne and eczema, that is sensitive with hyper-pigmentation from the eczema. What is the best treatment for me?
It's been 1 year and I still have acne hyper pigmentation scars about 10% is left. Will it disappear with time and treatment? Glycolic acid peels?
I have acne scar and hyper pigmentation. Where do I go to get rid of it and what type of treatment do I ask for?
Deramtologist: The vi peel is safe for any color skin and can lighten dark areas in one week. It can be pre treated with bleaching agents containing hydroquinone, kojic acid or coffeberry extract. It will have an effect on scars, but fractionated laser will be required for a long term result for scarring.Either co2 or erbium are affective, but erbium is better tolerated by darker skin types. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a hyper pigmentation on my bikini like and between the thighs and acne scars and black heads .. i was fat before and i lost a lot of wight .. is there a treatment for me ?!
First control acne: Acne is a complex disease treated with a variety of approaches ranging from topical anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, as well as hormonal, medical regimens and surgery. Each case is individually treated and it is difficult to recommend a single cure. See a dermatologist first. ...Read more
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