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how to get rid of corn scars

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Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
CHEMICAL BURN: The corn pads cause a chemical burn and in fair skinned individuals can leave hupopigmentation and scars. Try oral and topical VITE as well as cocoa b ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
A podiatrist: Can debride them for you conservatively and discuss with you a more permenant solution.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
By removing: Treating with local medication first , if fails by removing
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Often surgery to remove the underlying problem of the corn.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Sparenberg
48 years experience Plastic Surgery
No simple answer: There is no simple answer to your question. Some may benefit from cortisone injections whereas others may require excision.Sometimes excision is follo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please consult: with either a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Thickness and pigmen: For the thickness of the burn scar, kenalog (triamcinolone) injections helps to thin the scar. For the pigmentation, hydroquinone cream can help.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Acne scarring: Acne scarring can be treated with topical tx such as retin a (tretinoin) if mild, if more severe , laser , dermabrasion and other procedures can be pe ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Laser: There are many options, including laser and dermabrasion.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Multiple Options: The treatment depends on the severity and appearance of the scarring and how much you're willing to spend on treatment. Derma roller treatment is very ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon that treats acne scars with chemical peels, dermabrasion and fractional laser etc.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Difficult: A dermatologist consult will be helpful.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: I'm sorry that your care was neglected when you were a teen and you ended up with scarring. I will assume that your disease is under control or h ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: I'm glad you're being treated; the antibiotic you list must not be sole therapy and I trust you're also using a topical such as benzoyl peroxide. Red ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sorry it happened: I'm sorry that your acne was not treated appropriately. You're an adult now and the first thing you must do is manage your disease if it is still acti ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See a surgeon: You should consult with a surgeon to see what options you have to treat the scars.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Keloids: Cortisone injections (intralesional steroids): these are safe and not very painful. Injections are usually given once per month until the maximum bene ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please consult w: A dermatologist or a plastic surgeon.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Ignore everything you read on the internet and that people tell you. Acne is unrelated to hygiene and lifestyle and minimally to diet. If topical benz ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Antibiotics, B.P.: Antibiotics and benzoyl peroxide have yielded consistently excellent results for more than 50 years. A dermatologist will give you prescriptions for ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Start medications: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Consult physician: For medication, both topical and if necessary oral medication.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Acne: multiple creams and medications can be used to get rid of acne, see your doctor for help
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A female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Several Things: You can start with a 10% benzoyl peroxide wash, depending on severity, we also use an antibiotic which treats the bacteria which is implicated in acn ... Read More

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