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Recurrent acne, black marks on skin. How to remove spots?

Hi dear sir ..I had a acne problem from some years I took a treatment in between but it was ok ..but again from some months m getting same problem ;( To remove acne I used garlic 1week 2times a day 10 min each but ;( ;( ;( ofter that my face was spoiled up due to black marks left on my face ...;( it s been 4months m suffering a lot. My skin is oily m 26 muscular no bad habits no alcohol no smoking ..... I m health conscious ..but couldn t not c pimple vanish completely nor the black scars on face plz suggest me ...what cn I do it to remove atleast those black spots ;(;(;( Thank you
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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Hi Zahir,
It seems use of garlic over acne led to an irritant reaction and that healed with black marks. Firstly use a anti acne face wash preferably salicylic acid based and a mild water based moisturiser. Consult a dermatologist, so that your skin can be analysed and oral antibiotic or isotretinoin can be started as per the requirement along with topical anti acne creams. This will help not only in reducing acne but to some extent acne induced marks. Salicylic acid or Glycolic acid peels can also be added to reduce acne as well as pigmentation. If the need be Azelaic acid/glycolic acid /kojic acid or triple combination creams can be added to reduce marks. As you can see there are multiple treatment options, however correct treatment can only be suggested once your skin has been analysed. Hope that answers your query. Take care.
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