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Fading blemishes: NOGet a more detailed answer ›
Not the key: Whether or not you pop them, you're likely to have hyperpigmentation and maybe depressed scars; the latter can be permanent. You owe it to yourself to get serious about managing your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated up to 10% 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, your physician can add something that will. Best wishes. ...Read more
Probably not: This medicine is helpful in preventing new acne lesions, especially if applied consistently. A hydroquinone bleach might fade postinflammatory hyperpigmentation but skill is required and you might do better simply to let them fade on their own and work hard to keep new lesions under control. ...Read more
I have hypertrophic scar on tip of nose from cystic acne.I used kelo-cote, but it only raised my scar&skin around it.Is there anything to flatten scar?
Hypertrophic scar: Please consult with a facial plastic surgeon to determine if the scar is hypertorphic versus a keloid. They are treated a bit differently. In addition, your skin color, the size and specific location of the scar on the nasal tip, and age of scar may influence your options for treatment. Options include light or laser therapy, injections, excision of scar. ...Read more
Recommend: assessment with a board certified dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Im suffering from itchy skin on face neck scalp and behind ears.small pimples which looks like skin rash.i used Dermovate ointment, it reappear again?
Dermatology: consultation. You may need a skin scaping for diagnosis and formal allergy testing. ...Read more
Fade Acne Scars and: It i supposed to fade acne scars and does skin resurfacing.It may also improve pigmented lesions on your face. I may not make your skin lighter, if that's what your question is, but it will fade pigmented lesions consult a dermatologist who offers this type of laser therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shea butter lightene: Shea butter best functions as a moisturizer. Packed with antioxidants like vitamin e , as well as vitamin a, polyphenols and phytonutrients it's great as a soothing anti-inflammatory ingredient. The gold standard skin lightener is hydroquinone. Alpha arbutin, kojic acid, licorice root extract, melanozyme are skin lightening compounds to look for. Best to consult your cosmetic specialist. ...Read more
Depends on how bad: A sunburn is just that, a burn. Burns can be classified as 1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree. A mild sunburn, 1st degree, will get red and sore but will probably heal without scarring. A severe sunburn is like a 2nd degree burn with blistering of the skin. This more often can lead to freckling or scarring. Overexposure to the sun, regardless of burning, increases your risk of skin cancer later in life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne on my butt. Tiny bumps/painful hard acne. Possible treatment for the acne/scars? Dark scars, craters and new skin formation. Laser/chemical peel?
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My dermatologist prescribed 4%hydroquinone , tretinoin, mometasone furoate to treat erythema ab igni dt hot packs..Can this pigmentation fade completely?
Scar revision or laser treatment? What's best? For keloid scar, also have a mole on the scar tissue
Keloid Rx: The safest approach is silicone tape/gel (myscaraway, from walgreens/online), steroid/bleomycin injections immunosuppressant/chemotherapyagent) only in pro hands, electron-beam radiotherapy, almost never excision unless radiotherapy can be guaranteed within 24hr after excision. Be very careful or it will be made worse by cutting it! close follow up for 2yrs+ to monitor for recurrence essential! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers