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What's the best medication over-the-counter for acne blemishes/scar removal?
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
In brief: OTC acne products
Typically if your scars do not recede in a few months you should invest in physician grade products that can help improve your acne and prevent scarring.
Alpha hydroxy's and Retin-A can help exfoliate your skin, hydroquinone can help lighten scars; and if more severe you may needs peels or lasers to even out the scars. Good diet, water, vitamin d and b can help the skin heal.

In brief: OTC acne products
Typically if your scars do not recede in a few months you should invest in physician grade products that can help improve your acne and prevent scarring.
Alpha hydroxy's and Retin-A can help exfoliate your skin, hydroquinone can help lighten scars; and if more severe you may needs peels or lasers to even out the scars. Good diet, water, vitamin d and b can help the skin heal.
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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine
In brief: Depends
It really depends on your skin type.
Oil of olay, roc and nivea have great products. You can go to any of the drug stores that have a specialist and get some advice. If it is severe, you should see a dermatologist.

In brief: Depends
It really depends on your skin type.
Oil of olay, roc and nivea have great products. You can go to any of the drug stores that have a specialist and get some advice. If it is severe, you should see a dermatologist.
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
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