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Acne Scars

Acne breakouts can leave behind scars that are raised, shallow or discolored. They are permanent changes that occur on the skin due to a break in the wall of the hair follicle.

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My son has worsening acne even after treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My son is in his twenties and is facing a common issue at this age - pimples. He has dry skin. He has undergone many treatments for this and spent so much money on this. But I can see no improvement in his condition. Instead, I feel they are worsening each day rather than subsiding. Can...  Read Full »

Dr. V. Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Acne can be treated easily with facewash, tablets, and creams. Some people have more oil on their faces, which results in breakouts. After completing treatment for controlling the active breakouts, tablets can be stopped, and creams must be continued to prevent a recur...  Read Full »

I am getting married in less than three months. Are there ways to clear my acne scars?

Query: Hello doctor, I am getting married soon and have had pimples for the past eight months, which have turned into scars. I wanted to remove those acne marks as there are only three months left for marriage. What are the possible ways to remove pimple marks? What are the treatment options available? How...  Read Full »

Dr. V. Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think you are asking about post-acne pigmentation or post-inflammatory pigmentation. Targeting through a single agent might not always be fruitful. Please consult a dermatologist to learn more about the diagnosis and treatment options. A combination of different th...  Read Full »

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