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steroid injections for acne

I recently visited a dermatologist for acne treatment.  I am 31 and never had acne as a teenager and I starting getting really stubborn deep acne when I came off birth control.  A few weeks ago my dermatologist injected a steroid ( not sure if it was Kenalog) into few acne cysts and I now have 2 indentations on my face that I noticed about 2 days ago.  One on the middle of my forehead and on the left side of my chin.  Is this normal and will it go away?  I have also been having constant very painful headaches for the last week. Not sure if there is any relation between the 2.  

Sincerely,
Renea
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the indents are normal and given a lot of time the may lessen. ive heard some otc scar treatments help (never tried em so dont know). also heard rosebud oil.  but in terms of the headaches i had steroid injections for back pain and i got a headache for a day or two immediately after. if it persists definitely go to your doctor.
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thank you for your suggestions, I appreciate it.  I have contacted my dermatologist and he said it does happen sometimes and that injecting a saline solution into that area usually takes it away.  I was scared, u know you wake up one day and have an indentation in the middle of your forehead!  My acne seems to be clearing up well though!  I am going to see my family physician because of the headaches, they have been ongoing for the last week now.  Thanks again.
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no problem!!! good luck and hope it turns out ok! happy holidays!
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