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how do i get rid of scars from cellulitis

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotics: Treatment for cellulitis is with antibiotics, usually oral. See your doctor for further evaluation.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is possible to get more than one infection in your life time so there is no permanent cure for infections. You could see your doctor and get the c ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andreas Kogelnik
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Days: Mild cellulitis may resolve on its own or with antibiotics within a few days (longer for more severe cases).
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A female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Immune system: It may be your immune system is not functioning well. This could be due to toxic overload, and diet may be a contributing factor. Try reading 'lean g ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Bandyk
34 years experience Podiatry
OTC topical meds: In many local pharmacies they sell topical medicine specifically for scars Some are also prescribed ie Mederma
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Would recommend: Consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
44 years experience Dentistry
Soft tissue laser: Use of a soy tissue laser- quick, not messy results in minutes. Awe.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Scott
17 years experience Dermatology
Don't scratch : In general, a mosquito bite reaction is a red itchy bump that does not scar. Pigmentation may increase as a reactive process. This pigment can remain ... Read More
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A 41-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
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Dr. Marc Grobman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Burns: Consult with a plastic surgeon.

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