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Backne and on Arms

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Hi...I turned 40 in March and I would give anything to be 39 again. Turning 40 has taken a toll on my health..I had bronchitis in March and have it once again. Not only that but I have developed backne a few breakouts on my chest and have sores on my arms. I hate wearing tshirts. Gosh its like I was a teenager again or something. Its very embarrassing to say the least and even though some of the sores on my arms have healed I am left with tons of red and brown marks. Atleast these sores aren't on my face but I wish they would go away. This time last year I didnt have ANY marks on my chest, back or arms so what gives? Any suggestions how to get rid of the marks on my arms. Thanks

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Being left with marks is usually caused by squeezing, popping or picking at the acne. Since it's your body and not the face, it can tolerate alot more such as manual exfoliation or chemical exfoliation like chemical peels or topicals(AHA, ACV etc.)

Do you still suffer from acne? What is your current skin care routine?

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Being left with marks is usually caused by squeezing, popping or picking at the acne. Since it's your body and not the face, it can tolerate alot more such as manual exfoliation or chemical exfoliation like chemical peels or topicals(AHA, ACV etc.)

Do you still suffer from acne? What is your current skin care routine?

I don't really suffer from acne on my face persay. My current skin care routine should be on my signature. I use Cetaphil facewash...Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer...and and night I use Cetaphil Cleanser again..On my arms and back I try Neutrogena Oilfree acne wash. However on our home shopping channel I recently purchsed Kalaya products. That too feels nice on the skin

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Well if you don't have any current acne, it's likely you won't get any future marks as long as you don't mess with the skin. Time should fade them drastically, and you could use topicals to help speed the process. Look into supplements such as C and E which are found beneficial for skin healing.

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Well if you don't have any current acne, it's likely you won't get any future marks as long as you don't mess with the skin. Time should fade them drastically, and you could use topicals to help speed the process. Look into supplements such as C and E which are found beneficial for skin healing.

Thanks..all I have been using is acne creams on my arms.

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Well if you don't have any current acne, it's likely you won't get any future marks as long as you don't mess with the skin. Time should fade them drastically, and you could use topicals to help speed the process. Look into supplements such as C and E which are found beneficial for skin healing.

Thanks..all I have been using is acne creams on my arms.

There is a difference between acne creams and topicals specifically for marks. Try looking into chemical exfoliants like Glycolic or salicylic acid.

For instance, something like Benzoyl Peroxide is used to treat acne, but has no effect towards marks.

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