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Dr. Michael Miller
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Healing scars: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Time: The scar will fade with time. Let it take its natural course. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Scar is always...: A scar is always the residual sign of skin/tissue healing after cut/injury. So, if not related with circumcision, id you have a pimple-like "boil" bef ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Yes, if you look: Yes, scars are permanent. Usually though the scars will blend in and are not noticeable unless you look for them. Also depends on location and how the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
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Yes: In the right hands scars can be safely revised to improve their look and feel. There are a number of board certified plastic surgeons in you your are ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Pichler
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Scar revision: Scars can be improved by revision. They cannot be made to disappear altogether. You need to have an exam to determine the amount of improvement you ca ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Uncommon: The vagina typically heals very nicely after reconstructive procedures. The best topical treatment after vaginal surgery is an estrogen cream. But ev ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
A Verified Doctor answered
It can: This has to be monitored because there are other meds that may need to be used.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
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Corrective surgery: A circumcision revision is a procedure done after a circumcision (removal of foreskin) to correct a problem with the original procedure. This can inc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
A Verified Doctor answered
Foreskin: No it cannot be restored.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
A Verified Doctor answered
Probably not: Could a circumcision scar be hypertrophic? I have never seen or heard of this happening but in medicine we frequently say that anything is possible. I ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
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Acne Scar Treatment: If you are not having active acne and have residual scars then there are many options for treatment of your acne scars. You should consult a facial p ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
A Verified Doctor answered
Scars heal in a year: The healing process is pretty uniform for the first 6 to 12 weeks. After that there are ways to improve the appearance of a heal;ing scar. Pressue on ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Di Saia
A Verified Doctor answered
Varies: Scar revision is better for wider scars. I would wait until the scar matures at least 6-12 months after wounding though. http://www.cosmeticsurger ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
A Verified Doctor answered
To improve mature...: Scars' appearance. Depending on your age, the mechanism of injury, and the location of the scar, it may take 6-18 months for a scar to mature (lose al ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Of course not: I'm sorry your acne was not treated as it should have been and you ended up with scars. Scams like "Repairex" target people like yourself. You can hav ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Colen
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Yes: It is more likely that you have a "hypertrophic scar" rather than a "keloid scar." both can be helped by plastic surgeons who have many options availa ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rian Maercks
A Verified Doctor answered
Very effective: In my experienc troubling acne scars are best treated with a near full dermal thickness fractionated erbium beam laser combined with superficial penet ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
A Verified Doctor answered
Nope: Surgery causes scarring. There are various dermatological treatments that can decrease the appearance of scars, but not remove them. See dermatologis ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
A Verified Doctor answered
Yes if bad no if ok: If you suffered complications from the circumcision or have an abnormal scar, revision can be accompkished. However, if you have a normal scar, surgic ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
A Verified Doctor answered
Unfortunately, yes!: You will have a small (usually concealed) scar around your belly button, and a hip-to-hip scar at your bikini line, usually concealed by all but the s ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
A Verified Doctor answered
I do not think so: In my opinion it does not reduce keloids.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
A Verified Doctor answered
Yes: Every surgery causes a scar. But at least these scars are deep inside your ears so no-one will see them unless they have an otoscope and can use it!

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