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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Laser: Time can help but if bad scars you can try laser therapy. See a qualified dermatologist or skin therapist.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Exactly what?: Exactly what birth control? Other meds or supplements? How long on spironolactone? Dose? You will not resolve this on the internet. You need exam, det ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
From injury?: Scars generally heal on their own, based on hte type of injury which caused these. If there is redness or any discharge, pl get it checked for an acti ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
No: For treating scars there are over the counter topical silicon gel preparations that can be effective.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Can only Improve: You cannot "erase" scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chem ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends upon the age: If this is a new injury - i would suggest waiting a period of 1 year for the scar to "mature." if the scar is older, there are a variety of prescri ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Bleaching cream and: Tretinoin.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience Dermatology
Hydroquinone: One of the most effective treatments for "skin stains", or darkening of the skin after acne, is hydroquinone. It is available without a prescription i ... Read More

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