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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Cicatrix: Cicatrix = wound scar due to formation & contraction of fibrous tissue.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
18 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Cicatrix: Treatment of a scar depends on if there is a problem the scar is causing.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Severe acne: Please call your Primary doctor and ask for a referral to a skin specialist. Hope all goes well - keep me posted.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience in General Practice
T/C cancer: Cicatrix is a scar left by the formation of new connective tissue over a healing sore or wound. Mouth cancers generally start as a lump, bump or patch ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: A bad scar can be excised and may improve the cosmetic appearance. There will be a fine line there even in the best circumstances. Some people get hyp ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Generally not: Keratosis pilaris rubra faceii involves excess keratin production (small bumps) on the face which is often inflamed, causing the redness. Since it ge ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: A be scars can be improved with wound care, exfoliation, dermabrasion, peels, laser, grafting, fat transfer, camouflage make-up, surgery and more. How ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
Healing scars: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience in Dermatology
Not always : Some scars are red , pink or lighter than normal skin occasionally they can be darker (especially in darker skinned people).
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
They may: Depending on the extent of inflammation, your pigmentation, any foreign bodies (such as stingers) andd the degree of envenomation, bug bite will produ ... Read More
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