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Old 01-23-2005, 02:37 PM   #1
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red marks

hi, new to this site. I have a question. each time i get a zit, etc... it always leaves a red mark. I heard that vita K can get rid of this? is this true? or is their any other ways? thanks a lot

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Old 01-23-2005, 03:27 PM   #2
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Re: red marks

someone answer this question its very important which vitamins should be taken to redude red marks/speed it up.

Old 01-23-2005, 03:58 PM   #3
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Re: red marks

i see. how much zinc is recommended a day and can you take it while on other medications.

Old 01-23-2005, 04:19 PM   #4
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Re: red marks

50-100mgs its tolerable by most of zinc. I took 50mg pills (333%) and had no bad side effects, it sped up the healing of my face. As for redmarks, you just have to wait them out. My derm said time is really all that fades em. Chemical peels and microdermabrasion can help a little, but maybe only a little. As for zinc and won't notice anything. Zinc is good for pimples, as the life of them are a lot shorter, and healing is a lot faster.

Red marks will be minimal as long as you don't pop the pimple. Whiteheads are nasty, but they last only a week or more. Redmarks from popping them last 4-5+ make the decision.

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