White patches n acne scar
I have acne prblm & aftr trtmnt the acne hv gone but red marks remained. Nw my cheeks r gttng more white than forehead and chin. In right cheek there r white patches & in left cheek a particular area is gttng white. Cnsltd a dermatologist n she gv me acne aid wash acne moist lotion and momate f crm.bt no result.
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Hi. Greetings. Please note : Acne is a common problem at your age. Milk - excessive consumption can worsen acne. Reduce intake of chocolates and junk food too. Use a topical retinoid cream daily night. You may need a short course of antibiotics. Discuss other suitable forms of treatment with your dermatologist. Pimples may often leave spots especially of not treated or if we burst pimples or pick them. You'll need skin lightening creams for a specified duration only - don't over use without follow up - to reduce the marks , and this could also be dealt with chemical peeling. Also you must use a sunscreen to prevent darkening of the spots. Stop momate f for now, and use skin lightening cream only on the spots. For scars, creams may not work n you may need procedures like microneedling, microneedling rf, fractional lasers, prp or subscision or a combination of these. Send in your pictures if you need further assistance. Or see a dermatologist near you and discuss the same with him. Hope this helps. Warm regards.
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