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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Are they hives or...: Are the scars becoming hypertrophic...Depends on the age of the scars and their location. Scar hypertrophy is relatively common in the first few month ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to know: Proper treatment would require knowing what it is you are trying to treat. Hives are an allergic phenomenon that disappear when the triggering factor ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Cause of hives? Not always allergy. If it was allergy, then allergy to what? Benadryl is a brand name for diphenhydramine which is useful mainly as a ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, f ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: Unfortunately, the location of hives offers little diagnostic information. Assuming this is new for your, the most common cause is infection (often v ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Only few: There is a kind of urticaria which is caused by inflammation in the blood vessels which may leave a scar. Most urticaria should not lead to scarring u ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: I am surprised you got scarring from it unless the area was scratched to the point of bleeding. The dark spot will likely fade in weeks or months unle ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See dentist: It is better to get this checked out . If it is a scar , it would not have happened years later.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
19 years experience General Practice
Need in-person exam: The excision site has to be reexamined and probably biopsied again to make sure there is not any kind of return of the cell growth. If your mole was p ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Could be bite: contact dermatitis, or many things. just see if it goes away and if not gone in few weeks see your dermatologist
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