Acne Scars On Legs

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I have these scars/spots since 6 months I think. I am 19 years old female with no as such health problems. I wax my legs once a month and sometimes get acne(yellow pus head type) afterward which gets painful and then I apply polyfax that gives me relief in a day. I think these scars are from acne when it shrinks but not totally sure. I have these on both legs(outer leg side) but have more on the right side. Please suggest what are these and how to make it fade away.

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Salam !
It's folliculitis and it comes after any epilation method like waxing threading plucking , you need to stop it coz it will keep on making post inflammatory hypertension (PIH) those marks after waxing.
You need to stop waxing if u don't want to make it better otherwise with time it will get worse.
For the existing marks you need to apply any lightening agent like hydroquinone.
And switch to laser hair removal. If you have active folliculitis u need to do a antibiotic course.
Hope it helped .
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Dr Nadia Arshad

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