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Red Marks Left After Acne
I applied toothpaste overnight on my acne but it left me with redness marks on my face. How shall I eliminate the redness marks?
Give it time: Give the marks time to heal. For general care of your face, consult this site for home remedies for acne. http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.
Dermatologist: Check with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to see what might be the most appropriate treatment for you. There are a lot of options out there depending on what "type" of redness it is. Generally anti-inflammatory creams are a good place to start. Hope that helps!
Laser and peels: The red "marks" left over from acne can be troubling. They are usually not true scars but more enlarged tiny blood vessels in the areas of inflammation. Chemical peels (such as a beta peel) can help as can certain lasers such as the ktp or pulsed dye. See your dermatologist to talk about these options.
Redness: Redness due to resolving acne will disappear over time. The key is to medically treat any existing or future breakouts
Time: Usually fades over time, but can take longer with acne medication use.
I have acne but would like to reduce the redness left in the spots that no longer have any, any suggestions?
Treat your acne: The red spots remain after the injury's been done and there's basically nothing you can do but give them two months to fade. All acne is manageable nowadays. If you still have it after two weeks using benzoyl peroxide, or you have it on your trunk, get with your physician. You owe it to yourself -- acne's a personal and professional liability. Good luck.
After one month my acne is now reducing but it left red marks, how much time they will take to disappear?
Depends: If the marks are flat and just red it can take months for the coloration to go away. Sometimes the pigmentation will never be completely normal. I wish you the best and that you skin will look great!
Ever since I was 11 I've been struggling with acne. My acne has gotten better but now I'm left with red marks. What can I do? Please help
I have red marks left from acne, I have had it for some time is there any creams that will help fade them?
I used to have bad acne and my spots have gone done but have left red marks where acne used to be and aren't going away?
Hi, I gave had acne breakouts for about a month now and when they are finally starting to go away I'm left with red marks all over my face. How can I l?
Manage your acne: You are not going to be able to do a thing about the red marks until they fade on their own in a few months. Use benzoyl peroxide daily to prevent new breakouts and have a chat with your physician as well.
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.
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.
Pumice stone: Pumice stone likely to irritate the skin instead of heal acne and red marks. Avoid using pumice stone on the face.
Do blue & red light acne masks work for red acne scars? The marks that are left behind on fair skin tones?
Plan: You can try. But better to consult with dermatologist or cosmetologist. If you will overdo with skin it may leave scar for ever.
I would like to know if benzoyl peroxide is effective agaisnt red marks left by acne. I heard that it prolongs red marks. Is it true?
Red=Inflammation: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you.
I have had a lot of acne and pimples on my face and they have left small pores and red marks on my face pls suggest some cream for day and night?
What should I do for red dots that have been left over from acne? I've had them since October and don't know how to clear them. : (Thanks!
Marks from acne: Sounds like inflammatory reactions which can take months to resolve