Why does my post inflammatory pigmentation heal so fast?

I have light brown skin and if I get acne and it leaves a mark, it fade within 2-4 weeks. I've read that it take 3-12 months to even see results

Doctor Answers 2

Post inflammatory hyper pigmentation and erythema

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You may be a rapid exfoliator or your pimples are not so inflamed. That is a good thing if they resolve quickly. 

Best, 
Dr. Karamanoukian
Realself100 Surgeon


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Dark Spots and Healing NYC

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You are very lucky that your dark spots fade so fast.  Typically it can take several weeks or months for dark spots to resolve.  Many patients use a combination of bleaching creams and chemical peels to resolve the situation faster.  Best, Dr. Green

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