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What treatment should one take for acne scars and dry skin ?

my skin is dry and m having lots of freckles and pimples marks. what are the permanent treatment?
Asked On : Fri, 2 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Dry skin requires repeated application of moisturisers . Dry skin is mainly encountered in winters and the dryness reduces in summers.

One can use creams , lotions etc on a daily basis. People with dry skin should use moisturising soaps.

Freckles occur as a result of overactivity of the melanocytes esp in fair individuals. this usually happens due to excess sun exposure.

Sun avoidence is a must in stopping freckles.

Q-switch lasers, peels are the treatment of choice in freckles.

Pimple marks are taken care by fractional CO2 lasers.


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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi..dear xxx...,

Thanks for choosing HCM.,

Dry skin is common in winter season.,

And also due to insufficient taking water..,

Simple treatment is....

1) Use Moisturizers.....LOZISOFT, CETRABEN, ELOVERA..,daily night.,

2) For FRECKLES...use Kojic acid and vit C creams.,daily morning..,

3) Frequent washes with Moisturizing soap..(Low Ph)..,

MYGLOW, GLYCEB, or DOVE...,2 times daily

4) CAp. Evion with Omega fatty acids...daily evening times..,

5) Sunscreen lotion SPF 50 before going out....

For Permenant treatment......

go for LASER therapy...,

1) For FRECKLES.....

IPL.....intense pulsed lasers..,

RF...Radiofrequency.....less expensive..,

2) For PIMPLES.....


Tab Isotretinoin 20 mg for 30 days...,

1%Clindamycin cream ( Zycline Nano..)
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