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How do I get rid of my scars on my shin

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Kalus
Dr. Ram Kalus answered
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
It depends.: There are three reasons a scar might be noticeable: 1. Thinner or thicker skin quality than surrounding skin, 2. Color differences as in darker, light ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Bite marks!: Firstly, don't get bitten! use a lotion with 100% deet, long pants and shirts which are lightweight and put a rubber band arountd your ankles to keep ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Esta Kronberg
39 years experience Dermatology
Scars: I find using glycolic lotions to be very helpful at diminishing scars. Also mederma can be helpful.Only use these products after the areas are healed ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Silicone dressing: Molnlycke mepiform self-adherent silicone dressing 4" x 7", single sheet - thin, flexible, self-adherent soft silicone gel sheeting for scar managem ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azita Madjidi
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Time: Legs are notorious for making dark scars and take years to go away. Sun protection is the best thing to prevent them from getting worse. Just be patie ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Options....: There are several. It depends on where the scars are and how old they are. Sometimes topical treatments may be beneficial. More invasive options li ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Yes and no: Most of the scar "removal" cream like Mederma or laser is safe, however, its efficacy is hard to ascertain. Surgery can get rid of it, but it creates ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Physician's care: Only a physician with a laser, microsurgery or a filler will be able to help you. I'm sorry you acne wasn't treated when it should have been ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Won't touch scars: I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with scars. You also know not to use just an antibiotic as monotherapy for acne -- you also need a ... Read More

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