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How do I remove acne marks naturally?

How do I remove acne marks naturally?

Can't be done: They fade with time, though it often takes several months. It's more important that you avoid getting new lesions. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, your personal physician can help with prescription-strength medication. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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How to remove acne mark.?

How to remove acne mark.?

DEPENDS!!!: Different acne marks must be treated in different ways. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to remove acne marks?

How to remove acne marks?

Specialist work: A dermatologist can make the scars less apparent using a laser, filler, or dermabrasion. Before you do this, consider whether this is what you really want. If you are a woman, most men don't care but you'll probably get a good result. If you are a man, look at the hollywood stars who have kept their acne marks to look tougher (jet li, charlie sheen, stephen segal, many others.). ...Read more

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Pls help me Dr. How can I remove acne marks?

Pls help me Dr. How can I remove acne marks?

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. Avoid picking and overly drying facial products & consider a noncomedogenic concealer. ...Read more

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Can I remove acne marks by applying whitening lotion?

Can I remove acne marks by applying whitening lotion?

Acne Scars: Yes. Avoid hydroquinone cremes. Cortisone helps. There are other ingredients to look for over-the-counter that help lighten hyperpigmentation. Kojic acid (a natural skin lightener derived from mushroom extract), arbutin (aka bearberry extract), and even vitamin c (ascorbic acid) are great alternative ingredients to look for in over-the-counter lightening creams. ...Read more

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Does oxytetracycline actually help for acne? And does it remove acne marks

Does oxytetracycline actually help for acne? And does it remove acne marks

Not for scars: Tetracycline can control the development of acne and help in healing the ones there, but it does not do any thing for the scars/marks of acne. ...Read more

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How can I remove acne marks from my face? I had severe acne but that has been treated by duac gel. Now I just have the marks.

How can I remove acne marks from my face? I had severe acne but that has been treated by duac gel. Now I just have the marks.

Derm consult: Very glad you got treated for the basic disease. Brown marks will fade over time. Leave them alone. It's your decision whether to keep the scars. A dermatologist can laser, abrade, fill and/or operate them. Before you decide to do this, notice how many hollywood stars have kept their scars in order to look "tough". Hoping you get what you want. Cheers. ...Read more

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How can I remove acne marks and stop pimples from coming back? I have acne pupules and oily skin.

How can I remove acne marks and stop pimples from coming back? I have acne pupules and oily skin.

Manage your acne: You're almost an adult. If topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid haven't cleared you in two weeks, your physician will need to add prescription-strength Rx. Keep doing this until your acne remits on its own. There is nothing you can do to speed its self-curing. Dark spots can be bleached but I'd advise you not to try; depressed scars need specialist intervention. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is betamethasone valerate/neomycin good to remove acne marks?

Can you tell me is betamethasone valerate/neomycin good to remove acne marks?

Terrible idea: Please forgive my frankness. Betamethasone can make your skin atrophy and it won't help at all. Red and brown post-acne marks need to fade on their own. The acute lesions will probably be made worse by the betamethasone. Scientific acne rx starts with benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, and if this does not clear you, getting prescription-strength rx from your physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I was wondering is betamethasone valerate/neomycin good to remove acne marks?

I was wondering is betamethasone valerate/neomycin good to remove acne marks?

Terrible idea: The redness and hyperpigmentation that follow acne lesions are basically something that you need to allow to fade. Betamethasone will make your new lesions worse and make you more prone to acne, and suppress you ability to fight the microbes; it can also cause atrophy of your face, disfiguring you. Plus, you're using a prescription drug improperly. Your physician can advise you on acne control. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is betamethasone valerate/neomycin good to remove acne marks?

I wanted to know is betamethasone valerate/neomycin good to remove acne marks?

Terrible idea: Betamethasone is a steroid that can make your skin atrophy. Neomycin is an antibiotic for microbes that are already gone. Your red acne marks are new blood vessels repairing the damage -- don't try to remove them. Brown pigmented lesions are best left alone or if you must, try a skin bleach. Please get with your physician if your acne is not under control. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to remove post acne marks on cheeks?

How to remove post acne marks on cheeks?

Different options: 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. ...Read more

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How to remove hyperpigmentation/acne marks?

How to remove hyperpigmentation/acne marks?

Hydroquinone: This is your best bleach. Don't overdo it. The marks eventually fade on their own, and they probably look worse to you than they do to anyone else. Especially, I'm sorry your acne wasn't treated properly in the first place. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi Doc! What's a good facial cleanser to help remove red acne marks/ post infammatory hyperpigmentation marks. The marks have been a problem. Thanks?

Basically you can't: I'm sorry. These are going to need to resolve on their own. A hydroquinone bleach may help the brown spots, but nothing will help with the red spots. You're an adult now and I'm sorry that you acne wasn't managed aggressively when you were younger. Take charge of its care until it remits on its own. If benzoyl peroxide isn' enough, your physician can Rx stronger medicine. ...Read more

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How do I remove post acne pock marks?

Improvement in scars: Is possible, but once a scar is present, it can never be totally removed. Options for treatment depend on the age of the scars, presence of active acne, depth of scars, other skin conditions which may be present, etc. Treatments can include lasers, peels, scar revision, dermabrasion, topical treatments, etc. Seek a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist with experience in that area. ...Read more

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How can I remove marks from acne?

How can I remove marks from acne?

Dermatology consult: They will be able to help with either depigmentation medicine or Lase statement. And will also help with future Acne treatment/Prevention ...Read more

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How can I remove marks from acne?

Difficult - But...: Acne scars are one of the most difficult things to treat in plastic surgery. If the skin characteristics are optimal, the best approach is to use laser resurfacing to "polish" the skin. There is downtime and limited risk to laser resurfacing and it will typically take multiple treatments to get "some" improvement (no magic wand - but probably the best thing out there. Surgery/fillers less optimal. ...Read more

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Best way or any cream to reduce acne and remove its marks and spots??

Best way or any cream to reduce acne and remove its marks and spots??

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. Avoid picking and overly drying facial products & consider a noncomedogenic concealer. ...Read more

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How long does it take for tea tree oil to remove post inflammatory red acne marks? Thanks!

How long does it take for tea tree oil to remove post inflammatory red acne marks? Thanks!

Do not use: Tree oil is likely to make matters worse. Let it heal naturally.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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How to remove acne?

How to remove acne?

Acne Troubles: You can usually keep acne under control with gentle facial cleanser, 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and light facial moisturizer. If these fail, a dermatologist could prescribe antibiotics, topical retinoids, or Accutane as a last resort. If you would like more personalized advice, click the Send Message button at healthtap. Com/saurbornmd ...Read more

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Can you suggest something to remove acne?

Can you suggest something to remove acne?

Rx: This is the 21st century and you deserve something that works. Benzoyl peroxide over-the-counter is of limited effectiveness. A woman for whom the oral contraceptive pill is acceptable and appropriate may find this is all she needs. I start folks on topical Clindamycin with a retinoic acid derivative if there are many comedones; systemic antibiotics are a next step. ...Read more

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What are ways to remove acne on the back?

What are ways to remove acne on the back?

Strong Rx: Acne on the back seldom responds to topical treatment without a systemic antibiotic or a stronger medicine such as accutane. Anyone who tells you otherwise is misinformed. This is the 21st century and you can be treated effectively if this is your wish. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to remove acne with homemade remedies?

How to remove acne with homemade remedies?

Forgive my frankness: Acne is a chronic, serious, non-lifestyle-related disease that can (and must) always be managed by a evidence-based medicine. Home / folk / pop remedies are at best supplements. If benzoyl peroxide has failed, a physician's care will be required. If you are responsible for a young person's physical / emotional health, you have a duty to get them seen for acne now. ...Read more

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What happens if I try to use colgate to remove acne?

What happens if I try to use colgate to remove acne?

Toothpaste is drying: Toothpaste is well established as a home remedy for acne. Unfortunately, other than being drying for active pimples, it is not particularly helpful. Try using over the counter products containing benzoyl peroxide and/or salicylic acid instead. If the acne persists, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there any way to remove acne permanently? If yes then how? Ty

Is there any way to remove acne permanently? If yes then how? Ty

Acne: Of course not. Acne is not just one disease or one cause. If there was a way to remove acne permanently, then why would anyone be afflicted with recurrent or chronic acne? It has to do with diet, hormone, skin type and sensitivity as well as habits. Can try OTC topicals first but if not effective see dermatologist. ...Read more

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I've had acne on my back and it's left marks, what can I do to remove these marks : (?

I've had acne on my back and it's left marks, what can I do to remove these marks : (?

Get treated: Acne on the trunk usually requires both topical and systemic treatment. Topical benzoyl peroxide is your best friend until you can get with your personal physician, who may give you an antibiotic, the oral contraceptive pill (if it's right for you), or topical spironolactone. Scars can only be treated by a medical specalist; if you want to temporarily bleach brown marks, hydrozquinone -- sparingly. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC topical drug to remove redness after acnes? My face is have always redness of already eliminated acnes what's the solution?

What is the best OTC topical drug to remove redness after acnes? My face is have always redness of already eliminated acnes what's the solution?

Depends: How long has it been since the ance disappeared? You may need something more aggressive like chemical peels to get rid of the layers little by little as at times the ted spots can turn into permanent dark spots. You could try a low strength of hydro quinine but we usually reserve this medication for the darker spots and not the red ones. Be sure you keep moisturizing well! ...Read more

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How do I remove acne?

How do I remove acne?

Acne: Acne treatments work by reducing oil production, speeding up skin cell turnover, fighting bacterial infection, reducing the inflammation or doing all four. With most prescription acne treatments, you may not see results for four to eight weeks, and your skin may get worse before it gets better. ...Read more

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How to remove bad acne?

How to remove bad acne?

Scientific Rx: Benzoyl peroxide for starters. If not sufficient, topical Clindamycin and/or a topical retinoic acid derivative the latter especially if there are a lot of blackheads. Next step for a lady is the oral contraceptive pill if it is right for her. Then a systemic antibiotic right for the person. The big guns is accutane, not pleasant cheap or without risks but hugely effective and very much worth it. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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