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Hello doctors, is the red spots what left from the acne, if that is right how can I remove it .?

Hello doctors, is the red spots what left from the acne, if that is right how can I remove it .?

Timing.: If these are shortly after acne, i would use sunblock to minimize their becoming worse. In some instances long established redness can be treated with lasers. Discuss with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more


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How long does the dark and red spots from acne to go away?

How long does the dark and red spots from acne to go away?

Already answered: but to recap it can take weeks to months, and sometimes red spots can leave scars so the sooner you treat the better, see derm for LED treatments and laser to treat red spots and lighteners for dark spots ...Read more

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Is bioderma white good for treating post acne red spots and does it have serious side effects?

Is bioderma white good for treating post acne red spots and does it have serious side effects?

Don't do it: This is for the hyperpigmented brown lesions, not the red ones. I'm much more concerned that you even have to ask. All acne can be managed scientifically nowadays. You're 20 years old, almost grown up. If topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, make a physician's appointment yourself. ...Read more

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I used to pick acne and now there are red spots on my face, not indented at all. Do these fade over time? How much time if they do? Anything i can do?

I used to pick acne and now there are red spots on my face, not indented at all. Do these fade over time? How much time if they do? Anything i can do?

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Normalization may happen faster with good skin care with hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers. ...Read more

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Can I use a Noxzema mask for sunburn/red spots/acne?

Can I use a Noxzema mask for sunburn/red spots/acne?

Noxema mask: there may be better treatments for sunspots and acne . Have your skin evaluated by a board certified dermatologist ...Read more

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How to get rid of red spots of acne instantly.. ?

How to get rid of red spots of acne instantly.. ?

Cosmetics: Other than cosmetics, there's no way to get rid of acne instantly. There are many topical preparations (eg, Benzaclin, Evoclin, or even spot treatment with salicylic acid) which can help fairly rapidly as well as (in more severe cases) an oral form of Clindamycin (or Accutane) can be prescribed to help. Talk to your doctor or dermatologist about what might be most appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Noxzema mask for sunburn/red spots/acne, is this effective?

Noxzema mask for sunburn/red spots/acne, is this effective?

Sunburn - haven't: heard of using Noxzema for this. Tylenol or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help sunburn pain. Cool compresses & aloe vera can be applied directly from the plant to the affected area. ...Read more

Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...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