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    How do you get rid of Acne in less than a week?
    An_247186 posted:
    I have my school ID picture in exactly one week and I have so much acne (pimples on my cheeks, blackheads and whiteheads around my nose)! I would put makeup on but I feel like if I put makeup on I'm just going to make it worse. How can clear up my face?
    Mohiba K Tareen, MD responded:
    A week is pretty quick! See if you can get in with a good derm in your area. Alternatively, you can start with a benzoyl peroxide over the counter wash.

    I hope your pics are gorgeous!
    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Anon -

    In addition to Dr. Tareen's suggestions check this out -

    Teen Acne Solutions

    Let us know how the picture turns out.

    - Elizabeth
    ~Love of beauty is taste. Creation of beauty is art.~
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    wleene1971 responded:
    Here is a list of 7 home remedies for acne that are very simple and give good results. Everyone is different, and it may require some experimentation to find best home remedy for you!
    anginaberryz responded:
    Hey, Try use use home remedy for getting rid of acne. One week is so early. But if you really want permanent solution then consult with your dermatologist.
    vannessah responded:
    I tried the Blue Light therapy device.
    It in clear up my acne 2 , 3 days ( but i was in hurry before my wedding , so i was kind of using it twice a day , morning and at night . ) I didn't use any make up before my wedding. And i took some vitamin for inner health too specially Vitamin B and E. Slept around 10pm every night.
    Good Luck !
    deasiajohnathan responded:
    Use honey. Honey can be used to treat not only acne scars but also acne itself. Try also to use Proactiv, it can help you get ride of acne scars! Proactiv Reviews!
    I believe that Love of beauty is taste and the creation of beauty is art!
    stellagonzalez responded:
    Use home remedies it will take time to give result but it won't harm you. Since it is a home made ingredient at least it will moisturize your face.
    johnkeller replied to stellagonzalez's response:
    hey acne will go but what about the scar which will be there after pimple goes away? Is there any remedy to remove that dark spot? i have few on my face and making me face looks worse...
    atti_editor replied to johnkeller's response:
    Hi johnkeller,

    Treatment for severe acne scars depends on the types of scars that you have. Have you spoken with your doctor or a dermatologist about what might be the best approach for you? He/She will be best able to suggest a treatment that will most benefit you. Here are some options that may be available to you-- your doctor may also suggest other types of therapies.

    Best wishes,

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