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  1. Those are hypertrophic scars. The appearance will fade a bit over time. They are difficult to treat.
  2. Differin is usually used on active acne rather than scarring, though you should ask that question to your doctor. Scarring will fade over time. Do plenty of exercise, eliminate stress, stay hydrated and you will see improvements. If the acne is bad, see a dermatologist who can prescribe the right medication for treatment.
  3. Change in diet will have limited effect, though obviously if you find a food which causes an outbreak, you should stop eating it. Also, drink plenty of water - but that should go without saying for everyone! You really do need to see a dermatologist to control the acne and prevent scarring. They will probably prescribe you roaccutane. Also, find ways to deal with stress - do plenty of exercise, meditate and go swimming. But make sure you see a dermatologist.
  4. Well exercising is good for your general well-being so it's very possible that it could help clear up acne as acne can be brought on by a variety of factors, stress included - and exercise can help clear the mind The only important thing is that you take a shower after exercising as excess sweat can block pores.
  5. For years I had really bad acne and had to see a dermatologist. Eventually I took roaccutane which pretty much cleared everything up. My face is clear and my back is mostly okayish though still a little red. The problem is my chest - I've ended up with lots of what I believe are hypertrophic scars - raised bumps. Also, they really stand out because they're a paler white than the rest of my skin. The whole situation is really getting me down - sometimes I look at them and think it doesn't look t