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If I have dark skin, should I be more concerned about scars from acne?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
People who have darker skin may experience dark spots once acne clears up. These spots are not scars and should eventually fade. However, the fading can take many months. You should consult a dermatologist for more information.

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