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What is a raised scar and how do I treat it?

I have a couple of whitish bumps on my right cheek bone, and it completely bothers me. I believe I got it last year when my acne was at its worst. I am now clear because of my regimen of Vitamin B-5 with Zinc along with my topicals. I had severe cystic acne.

The question is, What is it? I've read in other boards that its scar tissue - if that's the case, How do I get rid of it? I had a friend tell me that a steroid injection helps? Or is this a real scar that needs laser/scar-surgery?

And so one day I decided to self-mutilate. I pinched the lumpy lighter-toned skin, and found that a thick type of puss came out. I thought GREAT its just filled with that stuff let me squeeze it out, and so I did for a while, and I left an indented scar, that looks like a fingernail mark. So now I am (was) bummed out about that (this was like 6 months ago).

Can anyone tell me what this is and how I can treat it? :(

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I have the same problem, but I think I have like around ten on each side...it's really annoying, it's been here for 2 years, I thought it would clear up.

The rest of my face cleared up after two months of accutane, I have to stop for now because of allergic reaction.

Now I am waiting to see a dermatologist

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Two physicians told me that I might get steroid injection if they are scars.

Why don't you e-mail me and see how each of us do in the future?

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