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

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Acne scar

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.


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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

Acne

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.

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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