Peel for Acne Red Mark/bruise? (photo)

I have a red mark after a singular cystic like acne pimple. Im not sure if its a bruise or if its an acne mark. never had one before as i usually dont have skin problems. I usually get a light glycolic peel done just for maintenance, Im wondering if a peel will help or hurt this

Doctor Answers (2)

Acne scar

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Hi!  The picture is blurry, but from what I can see, it seems like there are light and red dis colorations.  Discoloration tends to resolve with time.  Perhaps you should go see a dermatologist for appropriate treatments as the spot seems large.  In the meanwhile, make sure you wear sunscreens.

Pleasanton Dermatologic Surgeon
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Acne

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Good morning. The photo you submitted is very blurry and this makes it difficult to evaluate. I am concerned about the ring of hypo-pigmentation around it! Was it treated with a cortisone shot or any harsh topical agents? I suggest a visit to a Dermatologist.

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Los Angeles Dermatologist
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