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Davey01

Red coloured skin after scab

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At the start of march I applied a certain mole cream to try get rid of it and it got onto the skin which formed a scab. It's been over 2 months since the scab came off and during this period I have known that the skin starts peeling and becomes flaky in that area and then goes back to pink like a mark. Now I have noticed the skin has gone red and I want to know what Is going on with it. Is it a type of scar or will the colour just need time to fade? I really don't know :/

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This is PIE

It's either a wound post acne PIE, or PIH hyperpigementation from acne (pigment).

We made this FAQ to this frequently asked question. Find more solutions in that post.

http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/365640-qa-faq-post-inflammatory-erythema-pie-post-inflammatory-hyperpigmentation-pih- hypopigmentation-read-before-posting/

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