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How can acne marks on the face be removed?

Hi iam 20 years younger girl my problem is in my face pimples marks like redness and black marks how to get rid of marks my friend told use the erytop cream for best results iam asking about you sir this cream use or not use my marks within 1 week cleared or not
Mon, 4 Sep 2017
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Hello Dear. Treatment at home can help reduce acne flare-ups.
•     Wash your face (or other affected skin) gently one or two times a day.
•     Do not squeeze pimples, because that often leads to infections, worse acne, and scars.
•     Use a moisturizer to keep your skin from drying out. Choose one that says "noncomedogenic" on the label.
•     Use over-the-counter medicated creams, soaps, lotions, and gels to treat your acne. Always read the label carefully to make sure you are using the product correctly.
Examples of some over-the-counter products used to treat acne include:
•     Benzoyl peroxide (such as Brevoxyl or Triaz), which unplugs pores.
•     Alpha hydroxy acid, which dries up blemishes and causes the top skin layer to peel. You'll find alpha hydroxy acid in some moisturizers, cleansers, eye creams, and sunscreens.
•     Salicylic acid (such as Propa pH or Stridex), which dries up blemishes and causes the top skin layer to peel.
•     Tea tree oil, which kills bacteria. You'll find tea tree oil in some gels, creams, and oils.

with regards- Dr Sanjay Kini
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