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Pimple Marks on face

Dear Sir, This Suresh from Bangalore. I have a small pimple marks at my face. And also my face looking very darkness. Please suggest me what type of creams are available for erasing the marks and avoide dark. Thanks, Suresh.
Asked On : Thu, 18 Mar 2010
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Pediatrician 's  Response
You seem to be concerned about the acne vulgaris which is usually a self limiting disorder primarily of teenagers and young adults but in 10 to 20% cases ,it may persist into late adulthood.
The typical lesions are comedones or pimples which are small cysts formed in hair follicles due to blockage of follicular orifice by retention of sebum and keratinous materials. The activity of bacteria Proprionobacterium acnes within the comedones releases free fatty acids from sebum, causing inflammation and red or erythematous papular lesions. Some patients may have hard nodular lesions which may result in scarring on scratching and trauma.
Mild disease may respond to topical therapy with retinoic acid, benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Topical antibacterial agents such as azelaic acid, erythromycin or clindamycin are useful in decreasing inflammation. Severe acne with prominent inflammatory component may require systemic therapy with tetracycline or erythromycin. Hormonal therapy(with oral contraceptives containing ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) is also useful in females who do not respond to oral antibiotics. If nodulocystic acne do not respond to above therapies, isotretinoin may be useful though side effects like teratogenicity, depression, dry skin, cheilitis and hypertriglyceridemia should be kept in mind and toxicity monitored.
You can discuss all the treatment options with your dermatologist who will suggest the best treatment for you as same cannot be done online
I sincerely hope that it helps. Take care.
Answered: Sun, 27 Nov 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
welcome o HCM...,
Thanks for query..,
Pimples on the face is common in this age...,
This is due to Genetic ,dietic and hormonal imbalance...,
Darkness of face.....due to sun exposure and Post pigmented acne...,
Treatment is favourable...,
1) Frequent washes of soap..Acnil 3 times daily
2) Clindamycin cream....morning times
3) Kojic acid cream..... night times....
follow the treatment and get good of luck..,
Answered: Sun, 27 Nov 2011
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Neurologist, Surgical Dr. Amit Kumar Ghosh's  Response
In which stage are they now? is it infected? Take clindamycin cream, Azithral 500 mg once daily 7 days. facw wash with simple soap/water.
Answered: Sun, 27 Nov 2011
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  Anonymous's Response

Hi.. There are plenty of skin lightening creams available in the market.. You can choose the best product which suits you among them..  I use skin bright cream, which is effective to my skin..

Answered: Wed, 7 Apr 2010
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