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Are These Scars Or Just Red Marks?

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I am just wondering if these are scars or not? If it is, what should i do? And if it isn't, then how long will it take to fade? I have these marks for about 4 months already. AM 16 btw

BTW the pictures below are like 4/5 months ago. i guess it has already improve a lothuh.png

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I think a couple are atrophic scars (rolling) as in they are depressed very slightly. however I think you have a lot of red hyper pigmentation, that will fade provided you no longer break out in those areas.

what can be done about atrophic scars? well this is an on going debate, there are lots of methods but a lot of controversy around the risks versus benefits. such as dermarolling, dermastamp, lasers, acid peels, airgent, subcision, etc

what can be done about hyper-pigmentation - time. the skin will heal in its own time. but to speed up things, AHA can help speed up the skin renewal process. Retin-a and other retinoids may help also.

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I think a couple are atrophic scars (rolling) as in they are depressed very slightly. however I think you have a lot of red hyper pigmentation, that will fade provided you no longer break out in those areas.

what can be done about atrophic scars? well this is an on going debate, there are lots of methods but a lot of controversy around the risks versus benefits. such as dermarolling, dermastamp, lasers, acid peels, airgent, subcision, etc

what can be done about hyper-pigmentation - time. the skin will heal in its own time. but to speed up things, AHA can help speed up the skin renewal process. Retin-a and other retinoids may help also.

How about benzoyl peroxide? I'm using benzoyl peroxide 10% to treat those red marks for about 3 weeks already. I don't see any changes though

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I think a couple are atrophic scars (rolling) as in they are depressed very slightly. however I think you have a lot of red hyper pigmentation, that will fade provided you no longer break out in those areas.

what can be done about atrophic scars? well this is an on going debate, there are lots of methods but a lot of controversy around the risks versus benefits. such as dermarolling, dermastamp, lasers, acid peels, airgent, subcision, etc

what can be done about hyper-pigmentation - time. the skin will heal in its own time. but to speed up things, AHA can help speed up the skin renewal process. Retin-a and other retinoids may help also.

How about benzoyl peroxide? I'm using benzoyl peroxide 10% to treat those red marks for about 3 weeks already. I don't see any changes though

BP wont heal red marks dude, if anything it will make them linger. Try using pure aloe vera gel, dab on those red marks.

BP 10% will prevent new acne from appearing, but you should try a lighter percentage of it perhaps 2.5%?

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I think a couple are atrophic scars (rolling) as in they are depressed very slightly. however I think you have a lot of red hyper pigmentation, that will fade provided you no longer break out in those areas.

what can be done about atrophic scars? well this is an on going debate, there are lots of methods but a lot of controversy around the risks versus benefits. such as dermarolling, dermastamp, lasers, acid peels, airgent, subcision, etc

what can be done about hyper-pigmentation - time. the skin will heal in its own time. but to speed up things, AHA can help speed up the skin renewal process. Retin-a and other retinoids may help also.

How about benzoyl peroxide? I'm using benzoyl peroxide 10% to treat those red marks for about 3 weeks already. I don't see any changes though

BP wont heal red marks dude, if anything it will make them linger. Try using pure aloe vera gel, dab on those red marks.

BP 10% will prevent new acne from appearing, but you should try a lighter percentage of it perhaps 2.5%?

So I stop using bp on those red marks anymore since it doesnt help, and i was wondering if chemical peel works? I have seen some good reviews about the treatment.

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Chemical peels works great. Glycolic acid is awesome for hyperpigmentation and scars but you can also try use a gentle retinoid like Differin , Differin will even out your skin and make it softer and also keep your pores from becomming clogged and it the same time fade the hyperpigmentation.

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I think a couple are atrophic scars (rolling) as in they are depressed very slightly. however I think you have a lot of red hyper pigmentation, that will fade provided you no longer break out in those areas.

what can be done about atrophic scars? well this is an on going debate, there are lots of methods but a lot of controversy around the risks versus benefits. such as dermarolling, dermastamp, lasers, acid peels, airgent, subcision, etc

what can be done about hyper-pigmentation - time. the skin will heal in its own time. but to speed up things, AHA can help speed up the skin renewal process. Retin-a and other retinoids may help also.

How about benzoyl peroxide? I'm using benzoyl peroxide 10% to treat those red marks for about 3 weeks already. I don't see any changes though

BP wont heal red marks dude, if anything it will make them linger. Try using pure aloe vera gel, dab on those red marks.

BP 10% will prevent new acne from appearing, but you should try a lighter percentage of it perhaps 2.5%?

So I stop using bp on those red marks anymore since it doesnt help, and i was wondering if chemical peel works? I have seen some good reviews about the treatment.

as hasmas said, look into AHA's (Glycolic acid, mandelic acid, lactic acid etc)

retinoid may also work, some peoples skin works well with it, others it makes worse, so like everything its trial and error and do your research

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