It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Acne Message Board

Inflamed skin from over-use of AHA/BHA

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-03-2003, 11:01 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 122
Post Inflamed skin from over-use of AHA/BHA

i used some AHA cream on my face overnight. when i woke up i found out that my face is red from where i applied the cream. I guess i have very sensitive skin.

its been weeks and the patch of skin is still inflamed and looks very damaged! what can i do to repair this skin? is it ever possible that I completely killed this patch of skin to the point where its almost like a patch of scar??? it seems like it cause i got a pimple there and it scarred.

the patch is also very oily and sensitive to anything. what can i possibly do to soothe it or make it turn into normal skin?????

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 09-04-2003, 06:36 AM   #2
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 18
browneyedgirl77 HB User

Have you been using lots of moisturizer? You should be using something very bland often. Also, you might want to try something with hydrocortizone - I think that people who have had peels apply hc afterwards. Good luck!

Old 09-04-2003, 11:25 AM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 122

can i ask what hydrocortizone is?

my skin is oily as hell and the pores are huge!

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
inflamed intestines do i have Colitis? ctbo Bowel Disorders 0 08-30-2008 09:18 AM
Inflamed Taste Buds!! cmm001 Dental Health 0 08-18-2007 09:46 PM
varicose vein on labia now inflamed...anyone else Rorie Women's Health 8 05-29-2007 11:16 PM
inflamed purple bump on cheek Systematic Acne 2 04-14-2006 06:53 PM
Urethral meatus inflamed, STD? questions/ideas? Oceans25 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2 10-24-2005 10:53 AM
Inflamed Bowel?? djl Bowel Disorders 1 05-20-2005 03:25 AM
Inflamed rib cage bLuEeYeS1886 Bone Disorders 4 04-20-2005 01:20 PM
Not sure if arthritis, pain in knee Knee pain in LA Arthritis 2 10-27-2004 09:12 AM
Inflamed liver hollygirl05 Liver & Pancreas Disorders 6 07-28-2003 02:34 PM
Put toner with alcohol on my face, now inflamed... scudboy Acne 1 04-27-2003 09:38 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:40 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!