Acne Scars

About "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.

Related Terms: Acne, Homeopathic Acne Scar Treatment, Homeopathic Hair Loss Therapy, Homeopathic Skin Diseases, Headache And Migraine Homeopathic, Isotretinoin, Benzoyl Peroxide

Recently Answered Questions

I have acne scars and pits on my cheeks with uneven skin tone. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I have acne scars and acne pits on my cheeks as well as uneven skin tone. What should I do?  Read Full »
Dr. Ashwini V Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Acne scar treatment depends on the type of scar. Boxcar scar is superficial one-time, can be improved with microdermabrasion combined with peel, derma roller, ice pick scar- small deep scars, improved with TCA CROSS procedure, rolling scar- needs subcision (minor surgi...  Read Full »
How can these acne scars be removed completely?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem with my skin for a long time where my acne is mild but It gets worse really often and makes things worse. I have a natural redness which does not seem to reduce. I have dry skin that can be sensitive to a lot of things. Currently, I am using Dr Organic Manuka Honey Cl...  Read Full »
Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are still in your teenage and acne is a common problem in this age group with frequent exacerbations due to any sort of mental or physical stress. Sometimes even periods exacerbate this and stress like exam or job tension. Moreover, you have been using various ...  Read Full »
Types and Techniques of Acne Scar Revision Surgery
Article Overview: Acne is one of the dermatological conditions in which surgical modalities have a significant role with certain limitations. I have discussed about various acne scar surgeries.  Read Article »
Dr. Suvash Sahu

Acne scars and wrinkles have always a challenge for treatment. Surgery in acne is indicated usually either for acne scars or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Pitted facial scars, although commonly caused by acne, also result from a variety of conditions such as chicken pox, herpes zoster, etc. T ...  Read Article »
How to get my acne scars removed?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old female. My height is 158 cm and my weight is 50 kg. I have severe acne scars on my face, back, lower back and below the neck. I have pimples on my face. I am using Benzoyl peroxide for the same. I have attached my photos here. My problems also include hair fall, thinnin...  Read Full »
Dr. Atishay Bukharia
Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Plastic Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Benzoyl peroxide will not work on your acne as you are having grade 4 acne (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You need to start Isotretinoin immediately. Let me know your marital status, because you should not get pregnant while on Isotretinoin and at least...  Read Full »
What medicine can treat acne scars on my upper back?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old male. For no reasons, my upper back has formed acne in the back of shoulders and in the mid-upper back. I tried Benzoyl wash, Vanoxide Topical, and Doxycycline. There was no success. I am now using Hibiclens foam wash, Clindamycin and Benzoyl foam, and a Sulfamethox...  Read Full »
Dr. Kakkar S
Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Perhaps it is Pityrosporum folliculitis. It is usually itchy and favors back and looks similar to acne. Do they itch in your case? Pityrosporum folliculitis would require oral antifungals. Anyways acne that is unresponsive to usual antiacne medications oral and t...  Read Full »
Can I get my acne scars permanently cured without any medication?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old boy with a face full of acne scars. I have it for the last two years. I have tried many home remedies but did not consult a doctor. They got cured to some extent in the last two to three months or so but have now started reappearing. I want a permanent cure wit...  Read Full »
Dr. Ashwini V Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Nowadays, acne is considered physiological and a natural phenomenon rather pathological. Around 95% of the world population would have acne at some point in life.  Getting into your case, you are 20 years old, it is the active age of acne. It starts a...  Read Full »
I have lot of acne scars on my face that make me look ugly. Please suggest me treatment for the same.
Query: Hello Doctor,    I am 19 years old. I have lot of acne scars on my face and it looks ugly. Doctor advised me to use contractubex but it is of no use. Please suggest some other treatment.  Read Full »
Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Contractubex gel is topically applied to reduce scars. It is very effective on various types of scars. Other modes of treating scars include: Fractional laser treatment - a non-invasive technique to remove scars. It is the best option but is slightly expensive. ...  Read Full »
Why are there acne scars with redness on cheeks?
Query: Hello doctor, I am having pus, acne on my cheeks from a long time but I used to squeeze them off and they will not even leave a single scar, but from the past two months, I am having severe pus, acne, and even I do not touch or squeeze them. They leave a scar and the redness has increased a lot. I ...  Read Full »
Dr. Dilip Meena
Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 1. Your acne seems quite inflammatory that is they are very red and with pus formation. 2. You will need oral antibiotics along with topical gels applications. 3. Do not squeeze them, they can leave bigger scars. Check the prescription below and follow it.  Read Full »
Homeopathic Medicines for Acne and Acne Scars
Article Overview: This article tells about the various homeopathic medicines used for treating pimples.  Read Article »
Dr. Sheshadev Senapati

Acne has become a major beauty problem now, especially with young girls and boys. It often makes a patient desperate for a cure. Modern medicine has very limited available options to cure acne, while homeopathy can offer a good range of treatments. Some of the important homeopathic remedies are as f ...  Read Article »
Is laser treatment safe for acne scars?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. For the last six months, I am facing mild to moderate acne, which has resulted in scarring. Please provide your opinion as to which cosmetic treatment should I opt. Though I have consulted a cosmetologist, I am a bit reluctant to go for these procedures due to its poten...  Read Full »
Dr. Aditi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to For acne, in your age group, it is always important to rule out PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). To find that out, you need to tell me whether you have irregular periods. How many days does your period date shift from the expected date? Do you get any hair gro...  Read Full »


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