I get occasional breakouts on my butt, after the breakout are gone, it leaves a hyperpigmentation/markings. I'm so embarrass by it. What can I do to to treat and prevent pimples on the butt, and at the same time help fade the hyperpigmentation/markings that the pimple left behind?
Best Solution for Butt Acne/scars That Leave Marks?
Doctor Answers (2)
Butt Acne marks and how to prevent
You should be on vitamin a analogue for prevention applied to your but.. and topical antibiotics would be good to apply spot treatments. I would also consider oral antibiotics to help as well. For the pigmentation, there are several lightening topical products that can help as well.
I'd recommend a visit to a dermatologist
Body acne can be extremely hard to treat and I don't know one over-the-counter product that works. You need a prescription topical or oral medication. I'd recommend you see a dermatologist to be evaluated and treated. Additionally, what you're left with after the acne is post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH). It will resolve itself, but you need to get rid of the acne with appropriate medications first.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.